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Sathima Bea Benjamin: Musical Echoes and the Poetics of a South African–American Musical Self

Carol Muller

in Women Singers in Global Contexts: Music, Biography, Identity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037245
eISBN:
9780252094361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037245.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter explores the life and career of Sathima Bea Benjamin, who grew up in Cape Town, South Africa, during the transition to apartheid in the 1940s. Taking melodies she heard on her ... More


The Persecution of Organilleros

Samuel Llano

in Discordant Notes: Marginality and Social Control in Madrid, 1850-1930

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780199392469
eISBN:
9780199392490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199392469.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

This chapter provides an account of how, from the 1860s on, organilleros challenged some of the foundations of a middle-class lifestyle in Madrid, including comfort and aural hygiene. For that ... More


“We Are the Loudmouthed HIV-Positive People”: “Siyayinqoba/Beat It!” On South African Television

Rebecca Hodes

in The Culture of AIDS in Africa: Hope and Healing Through Music and the Arts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199744473
eISBN:
9780190268183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744473.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter focuses on the long-running television show Beat It!—a creation of South Africa’s Treatment Action Campaign, and reported to be the first television show produced by the HIV-positive ... More


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