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Voices of Drought: The Politics of Music and Environment in Northeastern Brazil

Michael B. Silvers

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042089
eISBN:
9780252050831
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042089.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Voices of Drought is an ethnomusicological study of relationships between popular music, the environmental and social costs of drought, and the politics of culture and climate vulnerability in the ... More


Ritual Soundings: Women Performers and World Religions

Sarah Weiss

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042294
eISBN:
9780252051135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042294.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book documents ways in which women’s performance practices engage with and localize world religions while creating opportunities for women’s agency. This study draws on the rich resources of ... More


Czech Bluegrass: Notes from the Heart of Europe

Lee Bidgood

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041457
eISBN:
9780252050053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041457.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Bluegrass music has taken root all over the world but thrives in unique ways in the Czech Republic. Ethnomusicologist and bluegrass musician Lee Bidgood writes about what it is like to live and work ... More


Dancing Revolution: Bodies, Space, and Sound in American Cultural History

Christopher J. Smith

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042393
eISBN:
9780252051234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042393.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This book is a social history, theorizing participatory dance in New World public spaces as a tool that has enabled subaltern communities’ political resistance to hegemonic control. Drawing upon ... More


Introduction

Sarah Weiss

in Ritual Soundings: Women Performers and World Religions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042294
eISBN:
9780252051135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042294.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The introduction outlines some of the main ideas in the book and locates the study in the context of ethnomusicological studies of religion and religious studies of music. Following Kimberly Patton, ... More


Afterword

Sarah Weiss

in Ritual Soundings: Women Performers and World Religions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042294
eISBN:
9780252051135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042294.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The afterword provides an overview of the main themes in the book. The author argues that meta-ethnography is only the beginning of the return of comparative studies in ethnomusicology. She suggests ... More


Elements of Resilience: Stable and Malleable

Robin P. Harris

in Storytelling in Siberia: The Olonkho Epic in a Changing World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041280
eISBN:
9780252099885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041280.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 5 draws on preceding chapters devoted to historical narratives and UNESCO to inform a discussion of continuity and change in revitalization. Building on well-researched parallels in language ... More


Introduction

Marion Jacobson

in Squeeze This!: A Cultural History of the Accordion in America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036750
eISBN:
9780252093852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036750.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This introductory chapter discusses the cultural and historical significance of the accordion as an instrument and as a musical movement. It considers how accordionists and bands with accordions ... More


Cultural Sustainabilities: Music, Media, Language, Advocacy

Timothy J. Cooley (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042362
eISBN:
9780252051203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042362.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This collection of essays is driven by the proposition that environmental and cultural sustainability are inextricably linked. The authors are unified by the influence of the pioneering work of Jeff ... More


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