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Dangdut Nation: “We Bring the Happiness of Dangdut”

Andrew N. Weintraub

in Dangdut Stories: A Social and Musical History of Indonesia's Most Popular Music

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195395662
eISBN:
9780199863549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395662.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

Chapter 6 describes the factors that led to a shift in the discourse about dangdut, as its mass-mediated image changed from music marketed for the urban underclass to music marketed for a national ... 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


Epilogue

Clarence Bernard Henry

in Let's Make Some Noise: Axe and the African Roots of Brazilian Popular Music

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730821
eISBN:
9781604733341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730821.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on axé music and the African origins of Brazilian popular music. It explains that axé music and the African roots of Brazilian popular music are ... More


A Cross-Cultural Topology of Musical Time: Afterword to the Present Book and to Analytical Studies in World Music (2006)

Michael Tenzer

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/9780195384581.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This essay marshals the twenty disparate musical selections comprising the core repertoire analyzed in the current volume plus its predecessor Analytical Studies in World Music (M. Tenzer, ed., ... More


Introduction

John Roeder

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/9780195384581.003.0000
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The growing interest in music of diverse cultures, and the growing awareness of the methods and approaches that are needed to compare it, motivate this collection of more analytical studies in world ... More


On Main Street, U.S.A.

Gage Averill

in Four Parts, No Waiting: A Social History of American Barbershop Harmony

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195116724
eISBN:
9780199849550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195116724.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The period in which barbershop harmonies were still in the revival stage was interfered with as World War II caused several changes to this process of recovery. Because of this, barbershop ... More


Romancing the Tone: Song, Sound, and Significance in Barbershop Harmony

Gage Averill

in Four Parts, No Waiting: A Social History of American Barbershop Harmony

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195116724
eISBN:
9780199849550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195116724.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Just like the show that Premium Blend put on, a barbershop performance makes use of lyric text, a harmonic arrangement and vocal blending, costumes, gestures and choreography, facial expression, and ... More


Theoretical perspectives I: musical time in Indian cultural perspective

Martin Clayton

in Time in Indian Music: Rhythm, Metre, and Form in North Indian Rag Performance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195339680
eISBN:
9780199851935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339680.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter considers some perspectives on Indian cultural norms and ideologies which may be of relevance to rhythmic organization. There are several important ways in which the rhythmic ... More


Tāl theory as a model of rhythmic organization

Martin Clayton

in Time in Indian Music: Rhythm, Metre, and Form in North Indian Rag Performance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195339680
eISBN:
9780199851935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339680.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter introduces the basic theory of the North Indian tāl system, outlining the model of rhythmic organization implicit in it, as well as the limitations. Building on this work, it also ... More


Interlude: To Sing of AIDS in Uganda

Judah M. Cohen

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/9780199744473.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter shares its author’s experience in Uganda, where the drama group at the Mbarara chapter of The AIDS Support Organization (TASO) sing, dance, and act out a message of hope in the face of ... More


Sacred/Secular Influences: The Reinvention of West African Àsé in Brazil

Clarence Bernard Henry

in Let's Make Some Noise: Axe and the African Roots of Brazilian Popular Music

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730821
eISBN:
9781604733341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730821.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the ancestral origins of the religious context of West African àsé and how it has been reinvented, negotiated, altered, secularized, and accommodated in Brazilian culture as ... More


From the Sacred to the Secular: Popularizing Candomblé Rhythms

Clarence Bernard Henry

in Let's Make Some Noise: Axe and the African Roots of Brazilian Popular Music

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730821
eISBN:
9781604733341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730821.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the importance of music in Candomblé, and discusses how some of the sacred rhythms have been appropriated and secularized by Brazilian popular musicians and by Bahian Carnival ... More


Tango among the Nonprofit Arts

Morgan James Luker

in The Tango Machine: Musical Culture in the Age of Expediency

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226385402
eISBN:
9780226385686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226385686.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the recent emergence of the nonprofit arts sector in Argentina, taking TangoVia Buenos Aires as a case. Self-consciously modeled on likeminded international institutions such as ... More


Endings: Coerced Liberation

Gerald Groemer

in Goze: Women, Musical Performance, and Visual Disability in Traditional Japan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190259037
eISBN:
9780190259068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190259037.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

After the Meiji Restoration of 1867–1868 goze and their associations experienced unprecedented stress. The new regime outlawed what it perceived to be “beggarly” practices, and many regional ... More


Born in Africa (1990): Documentary Transcript

John Zaritsky, Virginia Storring, and Judah M. Cohen

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/9780199744473.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter presents a transcript of John Zaritsky’s 1990 film Born In Africa, the first extended documentary report exploring expressive culture and HIV/AIDS in Africa. Born In Africa chronicles ... More


Singing as Social Order: The Expressive Economy of HIV/AIDS in Mbarara, Uganda

Judah M. Cohen

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/9780199744473.003.0026
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter presents an account of the drama group at the Mbarara chapter of The AIDS Support Organization (TASO) in Uganda, with particular emphasis on the complex terrains of access that ... More


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