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S. J. Harrison

in Singing the Village: Music, Memory and Ritual among the Sibe of Xinjiang

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262979
eISBN:
9780191734717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262979.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the musical history of the Sibe people in Xinjiang, China. It provides evidence to show that in spite of their reputation as a people who have ... More


Imagining a New Nation through Music: New Traditions, New History

Jann Pasler

in Composing the Citizen: Music as Public Utility in Third Republic France

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257405
eISBN:
9780520943872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257405.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter demonstrates how music signaled the end of the Moral Order and the beginning of a new political era. It describes how the republicans believed that art could influence a person's ... More


American Klezmer: Its Roots and Offshoots

Mark Slobin (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520227170
eISBN:
9780520935655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227170.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Klezmer, the Yiddish word for a folk instrumental musician, has come to mean a person, a style, and a scene. This musical subculture came to the United States with the late-nineteenth-century Jewish ... More


1892–1918

Paul Sparks

in The Classical Mandolin

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195173376
eISBN:
9780199850471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173376.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the history and repertoire of the classical mandolin during the period from 1892 to 1918. It explains that this period represents the development of the virtuoso era and traces ... More


The Pickers and Grinners: A Bluegrass Group

C. Victor Fung

in Music for Life: Music Participation and Quality of Life for Senior Citizens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199371686
eISBN:
9780199371716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199371686.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter presents a case study of a bluegrass group using an ethnographic approach. The group was well established and well liked in Evergreen Town. Being committed, prepared, flexible, and ... More


The Graceful Singers: A Traditional Church Choir

Lisa Lehmberg

in Music for Life: Music Participation and Quality of Life for Senior Citizens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199371686
eISBN:
9780199371716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199371686.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter presents the first of two case studies examining prominent, but dissimilar, senior citizen musical groups in Evergreen Town. The aim was to learn about the specific aspects of music ... More


Conventional Wisdom: The Content of Musical Form

Susan McClary

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221062
eISBN:
9780520928084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221062.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book reexamines the concept of musical convention. Exploring the ways that shared musical practices transmit social knowledge, it offers an account of our own cultural moment in terms of two ... More


Four Parts, No Waiting: A Social History of American Barbershop Harmony

Gage Averill

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195116724
eISBN:
9780199849550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195116724.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book investigates the role that vernacular, barbershop-style close harmony has played in American musical history, in American life, and in the American imagination. Starting with a discussion ... More


1918–1945

Paul Sparks

in The Classical Mandolin

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195173376
eISBN:
9780199850471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173376.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the history and repertoire of the classical mandolin during the period from 1918 to 1945. It traces the emergence of the new style of playing the mandolin in Germany and ... More


Introduction

Mark Solbin

in American Klezmer: Its Roots and Offshoots

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520227170
eISBN:
9780520935655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227170.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This introductory chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to suggest the full range and scope of modern klezmer studies by allowing a variety of voices to be heard. Most of the ... More


A Voice So Full of Pain and Power: Black Gospel and Blackness

John Burdick

in The Color of Sound: Race, Religion, and Music in Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814709221
eISBN:
9780814723135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814709221.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter shows how three main features of the melody- and voice-centric scene of black gospel contribute to the formation of a strong, self-aware, and politically committed negro identity. One ... More


Hybridity and Its Discontents: Popular Music in Taiwan

Marc L. Moskowitz

in Cries of Joy, Songs of Sorrow: Chinese Pop Music and Its Cultural Connotations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833695
eISBN:
9780824870812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833695.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses Taiwan's musical history and explores the issue of why Taiwan pop is so appealing to Chinese-speaking audiences throughout the world. It focuses on the music's exceptional ... More


Discoveries and Reception

Ellen Rosand

in Monteverdi's Last Operas: A Venetian Trilogy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249349
eISBN:
9780520933279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249349.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter is about the reception of Ritorno and Incoronazione, laying out some of the issues that have kept and continue to keep these remarkable works alive as scholarly and musical objects. ... More


The Great Orchestrator: Arthur Judson and American Arts Management

James M. Doering

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037412
eISBN:
9780252094590
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037412.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This biography charts the career and legacy of the pioneering American music manager Arthur Judson (1881–1975), who rose to prominence in Philadelphia and New York at the beginning of the twentieth ... More


China’s Mandopop Roots and Taiwan’s Gendered Counter-Invasion of the PRC

Marc L. Moskowitz

in Cries of Joy, Songs of Sorrow: Chinese Pop Music and Its Cultural Connotations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833695
eISBN:
9780824870812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833695.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines China's musical history, starting with the birth of Chinese popular music in the East Asian jazz mecca of 1920s Shanghai and tracing musical and cultural developments to the ... More


More Than Musicians: Moral Rights and Digital Issues in Music

Mira T. Sundara Rajan

in Moral Rights: Principles, Practice and New Technology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195390315
eISBN:
9780190259747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195390315.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter examines moral rights in new musical techniques, new forms of mobile technology, and file-sharing of musical files. As the first area of the arts to become engaged with technology, music ... More


Joy Calico, Arnold Schoenberg’s A Survivor from Warsaw in Postwar Europe. Berkeley, University of California Press, 2014. 254 pp.

Yoel Greenberg

in A Club of Their Own: Jewish Humorists and the Contemporary World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190646127
eISBN:
9780190646158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190646127.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter reviews Joy Calico’s Arnold Schoenberg’s A Survivor from Warsaw in Postwar Europe. Schoenberg’s A Survivor from Warsaw (1947)—a fictional account of the wartime experiences of a survivor ... More


MacDowell

E. Douglas Bomberger

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199899296
eISBN:
9780190268343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199899296.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Edward MacDowell was born on the eve of the Civil War into a Quaker family in lower Manhattan, where music was a forbidden pleasure. With the help of Latin-American émigré teachers, he became a ... More


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