Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 49 items

  • Keywords: world music x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Facing the Music: Shaping Music Education from a Global Perspective

Huib Schippers

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195379754
eISBN:
9780199864386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379754.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Facing the Music investigates the practices and ideas that have grown from some five decades of cultural diversity in music education, developments in ethnomusicology, and the rise of ... More


Terry Riley's in C

Robert Carl

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195325287
eISBN:
9780199869428
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325287.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This book examines Terry Riley's In C as a new paradigm of “classical” composition. In C is only one page long, consists of fifty-three compact modules, is of open instrumentation and length, and ... More


Positioning “World Music” in Education: A Conceptual History

Huib Schippers

in Facing the Music: Shaping Music Education from a Global Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195379754
eISBN:
9780199864386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379754.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter presents a conceptual survey of approaches to cultural diversity for music educators, examining the myriad terms used to refer to cultural diversity and world music. The meaning of these ... More


INTRODUCTION Analysis, Categorization, and Theory of Musics of the World

Michael Tenzer

in Analytical Studies in World Music: Analytical Studies in World Music

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195177893
eISBN:
9780199864843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177893.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This introductory chapter provides an overview of music analysis and theory in universal and cross-cultural contexts, including: Analysis: Definitions and Perspectives; Choosing Perspectives for this ... More


Combining Sounds to Reinvent the World: World Music, Sociology, and Musical Analysis

Simha Arom and Denis-Constant Martin

in Analytical and Cross-Cultural Studies in World Music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195384581
eISBN:
9780199918331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384581.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The success of the expression “world music,” a commercial label coined during the 1980s to refer to certain types of music, provokes an inquiry into the conditions underlying its invention and ... More


Analytical and Cross-Cultural Studies in World Music

Michael Tenzer and John Roeder (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195384581
eISBN:
9780199918331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384581.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This collection of essays analyzes diverse musical creations with reference to the contexts in which the music is created and performed. The authors explain the music as sound in process, through ... More


Modernity'S Ear: Listening to Race and Gender in World Music

Roshanak Kheshti

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479867011
eISBN:
9781479861125
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479867011.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Fearing the rapid disappearance of indigenous cultures, twentieth-century American ethnographers turned to the phonograph to salvage native languages and musical practices. Prominent among these ... More


Would You Like Some World Music with Your Latte?: Starbucks, Putumayo, and Distributed Tourism

Anahid Kassabian

in Ubiquitous Listening: "Affect, Attention, and Distributed Subjectivity"

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520275157
eISBN:
9780520954861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275157.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The label Putumayo and the various music businesses of Starbucks offer occasions to consider the relationship between affective marketing and world music. Considering a range of scholarship on world ... More


Images of the Italian South within and beyond World Music: Eugenio Bennato’s Taranta Power Movement

Incoronata Inserra

in Global Tarantella: Reinventing Southern Italian Folk Music and Dances

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041297
eISBN:
9780252099892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041297.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter puts the spotlight on song lyrics and music arrangements as a way to explore the transformation of the tarantella music tradition from the 1970s until today. In particular, the chapter ... 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


Introduction

in Genre in Popular Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226350370
eISBN:
9780226350400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226350400.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This book is about the work of genre categories in American popular music. It investigates the diversity of musics subsumed under the category of popular music and deals with its boundary areas with ... More


Joujouka/Jajouka/Zahjoukah: Moroccan Music and Euro-American Imagination

Walter Armbrust (ed.)

in Mass Mediations: New Approaches to Popular Culture in the Middle East and Beyond

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219250
eISBN:
9780520923096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219250.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the “world beat” marketing of a Moroccan ensemble. It analyzes the Jajouka phenomenon, and determines that it suggests none of the displacement or subversion implied by Ella ... More


Framing Approaches to World Music Pedagogy in a Local Music Culture

Valerie R. Peters

in The Musical Experience: Rethinking Music Teaching and Learning

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199363032
eISBN:
9780199363063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363032.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter examines several theoretical perspectives that may be useful in framing curricular approaches to the study of world music pedagogy in local music cultures. These theoretical frameworks ... More


Henry Cowell: A Man Made of Music

Joel Sachs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195108958
eISBN:
9780190268015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195108958.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book offers the first complete biography of Henry Cowell, one of the most influential figures in twentieth-century American music. Cowell, a major musical innovator of the first half of the ... More


Teaching What Cannot Be Taught: An Optimistic Overview

Ted SolÍs

in Performing Ethnomusicology: Teaching and Representation in World Music Ensembles

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238749
eISBN:
9780520937178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238749.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter provides an introduction to an optimistic overview of music ensembles. It articulates the fact that very little has been written about academic world music ensembles even after such a ... More


World Music Pedagogy: Where Music Meets Culture in Classroom Practice

Patricia Shehan Campbell

in Teaching General Music: Approaches, Issues, and Viewpoints

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199328093
eISBN:
9780190464417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328093.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter provides an overview of the movement to multiculturalize the curricular content and process of music in educational setting. Central to the chapter are a description and analysis of ... More


Caliban and Unsublimated Primitivism: Villa-Lobos at the 1939 World’s Fair

Carol A. Hess

in Representing the Good Neighbor: Music, Difference, and the Pan American Dream

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199919994
eISBN:
9780199345618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199919994.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, American

This chapter describes the conspicuous display of Pan American amity at the 1939 World’s Fair in New York in relation to Villa-Lobos, whose music was performed there. Critics, who largely focused on ... More


Tarantella for U.S., Italian American, and Cosmopolitan Markets: Alessandra Belloni’s Performance from New York City to Honolulu

Incoronata Inserra

in Global Tarantella: Reinventing Southern Italian Folk Music and Dances

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041297
eISBN:
9780252099892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041297.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter illustrates the export of tarantella to the United States by focusing on the work of New York–based artist Alessandra Belloni, particularly her tarantella dance performance and her ... More


“When Can We Improvise?”: The Place of Creativity in Academic World Music Performance

David W. Hughes

in Performing Ethnomusicology: Teaching and Representation in World Music Ensembles

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238749
eISBN:
9780520937178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238749.003.0016
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter focuses on the place of creativity in the academic world of music performance. It discusses the music department at SOAS (the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of ... More


West African Drumming and Dance in North American Universities: An Ethnomusicological Perspective

George Worlasi Kwasi Dor

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039140
eISBN:
9781621039952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039140.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

More than twenty universities and twenty other colleges in North America (USA and Canada) offer performance courses on West African ethnic dance drumming. Since its inception in 1964 at both UCLA and ... More


View: