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Kwaito's Promise: Music and the Aesthetics of Freedom in South Africa

Gavin Steingo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226362403
eISBN:
9780226362687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226362687.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book examines kwaito, a form of electronic music that emerged alongside the democratization of South Africa in the mid-1990s and came to represent the voice of the black youth in the ... More


Epilogue

Clarence Bernard Henry

in Let's Make Some Noise: Axe and the African Roots of Brazilian Popular Music

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730821
eISBN:
9781604733341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730821.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on axé music and the African origins of Brazilian popular music. It explains that axé music and the African roots of Brazilian popular music are ... More


Acts of Hospitality

Lee Higgins

in Community Music: In Theory and In Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199777839
eISBN:
9780199950218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777839.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Psychology of Music

Chapter 8 explores the concept of “community” as it relates to the larger concept of “community music.” The overall goal is to suggest that those invested in community music might like to re-imagine ... More


The Struggle of Freedom

Gavin Steingo

in Kwaito's Promise: Music and the Aesthetics of Freedom in South Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226362403
eISBN:
9780226362687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226362687.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter introduces kwaito, describing its fundamental musical processes. It lays out the book’s main thesis that kwaito is less a form of escapism than a doubling of sensory reality, and then ... More


Songs with Consequences?: Songfests and Binding Dohori Contests in the Rural Hills

Anna Marie Stirr

in Singing Across Divides: Music and Intimate Politics in Nepal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190631970
eISBN:
9780190632014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190631970.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter focuses on the pragmatics of dohori singing in rural songfests. With a comparative focus on different types of songfest across Nepal’s rural hill areas, it addresses how songfests frame ... More


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