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“There Is No Word for Art”: The Creative Process

Joseph Epes Brown and Emily Cousins

in Teaching Spirits: Understanding Native American Religious Traditions

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195138757
eISBN:
9780199871759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195138757.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter focuses on the traditional arts of Native Americans. It looks into the spiritual perspectives and fundamental assumptions of traditional arts that are often misunderstood in Western ... More


The Justification of Folk Song

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0052
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Cecil Sharp collected over 5,000 tunes. Of these he published about 500 as being of genuine artistic value: a certain amount more he printed in scientific volumes for their archaeological or ... More


Cultural Intervention in America’s Eden

Heather A. Diamond

in American Aloha: Cultural Tourism and the Negotiation of Tradition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831714
eISBN:
9780824869342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831714.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter traces the history of cultural intervention in traditional arts in Hawaiʻi. It first looks at the 1989 Festival of American Folklife, sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution, and how it ... More


The Rise of Cantonese Opera

Wing Chung Ng

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039119
eISBN:
9780252097096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039119.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Defined by its distinct performance style, stage practices, and regional- and dialect-based identities, Cantonese opera originated as a traditional art form performed by itinerant companies in temple ... More


American Aloha: Cultural Tourism and the Negotiation of Tradition

Heather A. Diamond

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831714
eISBN:
9780824869342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831714.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

At the 1989 Smithsonian Folklife Festival (SFF), throngs of visitors gathered on the National Mall to celebrate Hawaiʻi's multicultural heritage through its traditional arts. The “edu-tainment” ... More


Inventing a Tradition?: The National Changgeuk Company of Korea

Andrew Killick

in In Search of Korean Traditional Opera: Discourses of Changguk

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832902
eISBN:
9780824870065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832902.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on the National Changgeuk Company of Korea (NCCK) and its repeated efforts since the 1960s to establish ch'angguk as a “Korean traditional opera” for domestic and international ... More


Introduction: The Filmic

Justin Remes

in Motion(less) Pictures: The Cinema of Stasis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169639
eISBN:
9780231538909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169639.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory chapter presents an overview of the cinema of stasis. Static films offer radical challenges to conventional conceptions of cinema, since they are supposedly motion pictures without ... More


“Only if a Man Can Kill a Buffalo With One Blow Can He Play a <i>Rapa’I Pasè</i>”: The Frame Drum as a Symbol of Male Identity

Margaret Kartomi

in Musical Journeys in Sumatra

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036712
eISBN:
9780252093821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036712.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines how the ergology and morphology of the variants of the rapa'i Pasè, the largest kind of frame drum in Aceh, relate to its performance practice, the genres in which it is used, ... More


<i>An Buachaillín Bán</i>: Reflections on One Queer’s Performance within Traditional Irish Music and Dance

Nicholas Gareiss

in Queer Dance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199377329
eISBN:
9780199377350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199377329.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Dance

Helen O’Shea asserts that ‘Irish’ and ‘queer’ are mutually exclusive identifications in the discourse of Irish nationalism and Irish traditional arts. If indigenous Irish cultural practices are ... More


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