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Ambient SufismRitual Niches and the Social Work of Musical Form

Ambient Sufism: Ritual Niches and the Social Work of Musical Form

Richard C. Jankowsky

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226723334
eISBN:
9780226723501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226723501.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Ambient Sufism is a study of the intertwined musical lives of several ritual communities in Tunisia that invoke the healing powers of long-deceased Muslim saints through music-driven trance ... More

Crossing Bar LinesThe Politics and Practices of Black Musical Space

Crossing Bar Lines: The Politics and Practices of Black Musical Space

James Gordon Williams

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496832108
eISBN:
9781496832092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496832108.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book provides an interpretive framework for understanding how African American creative improvisers think of musical space. Featuring a Foreword by eminent scholar Robin D.G. Kelley, this is the ... More

Improvising SaborCuban Dance Music in New York

Improvising Sabor: Cuban Dance Music in New York

Sue Miller

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496832153
eISBN:
9781496832207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496832153.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The term ‘salsa’ has come to stand for a particular standardized set of performance practices and the dominant narrative of its origins, particularly through the lens of the Fania Records story, has ... More

Inventing the RecordingThe Phonograph and National Culture in Spain, 1877-1914

Inventing the Recording: The Phonograph and National Culture in Spain, 1877-1914

Eva Moreda Rodríguez

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197552063
eISBN:
9780197552094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197552063.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

Inventing the Recording: The Phonograph and National Culture in Spain, 1877–1914 focuses on the decades in which the recording went from technological possibility to commercial and cultural artifact, ... More

New York and the International Sound of Latin Music, 1940-1990

New York and the International Sound of Latin Music, 1940-1990

Benjamin Lapidus

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496831286
eISBN:
9781496831279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831286.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

New York City has long been a generative nexus for the transnational Latin music scene. Currently, there is no other place in the Americas where such large numbers of people from throughout the ... More

Rock and RhapsodiesThe Music of Queen

Rock and Rhapsodies: The Music of Queen

Nick Braae

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197526736
eISBN:
9780197526774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197526736.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

Rock and Rhapsodies is the first book-length musicological study of British rock band Queen. It primarily addresses the material written, recorded, and released between 1973 and 1991. The text ... More

Roma Music and Emotion

Roma Music and Emotion

Filippo Bonini Baraldi

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780190096786
eISBN:
9780190096823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190096786.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

By combining long-term field research with hypotheses from the cognitive sciences, this book proposes a groundbreaking anthropological theory on the emotional power of music. It hig hlights a human ... More

Scattered Musics

Scattered Musics

Martha I. Chew Sánchez and David Henderson (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496832368
eISBN:
9781496832405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496832368.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book brings together eleven chapters on the musics of migrant and diaspora populations around the globe. Their authors are engaged with and sensitive to the nuances of struggles over identities ... More

Song Beyond the NationTranslation, Transnationalism, Performance

Song Beyond the Nation: Translation, Transnationalism, Performance

Philip Ross Bullock and Laura Tunbridge (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197267196
eISBN:
9780191953859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197267196.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Within classical music, much writing on the Western song tradition since 1800 has assumed a direct link between musical cultures and national literatures, and song has typically been interpreted as ... More

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