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The Accordion in the Americas: Klezmer, Polka, Tango, Zydeco, and More!

Helena Simonett (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037207
eISBN:
9780252094323
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037207.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

An invention of the Industrial Revolution, the accordion provided the less affluent with an inexpensive, loud, portable, and durable “one-man-orchestra” capable of producing melody, harmony, and bass ... More


Instruments of Empire

James Q. Davies

in Sound Knowledge: Music and Science in London, 1789-1851

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226402079
eISBN:
9780226402109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226402109.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter links the island of Java with metropolitan London and rural South Africa. It invokes visions of a “global nineteenth century” in order to present a critical archeology of modern concepts ... More


Napoleon to Parnell: Before and After the Famine

Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin

in Flowing Tides: History and Memory in an Irish Soundscape

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199380084
eISBN:
9780199380114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199380084.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

Chapter 2 deals with Clare’s changing traditional soundscape throughout the long nineteenth century. The sattelzeit period from 1770 to 1830, which witnessed the demise of monarchic Europe and the ... More


The stenographic mind

Hugo Bowles

in Dickens and the Stenographic Mind

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198829072
eISBN:
9780191872648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829072.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter brings together the descriptions and discussion in Chapters 1, 2, and 3 to summarize the main argument of the book. Drawing on Douglas-Fairhurst’s metaphor of the concertina, the chapter ... More


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