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Bhojpuri Diasporic Music and the Encounter with India

Peter Manuel

in Tales, Tunes, and Tassa Drums: Retention and Invention in Indo-Caribbean Music

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038815
eISBN:
9780252096778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038815.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter is devoted to the more general topic of the Indo-Caribbean Bhojpuri legacy's confrontation with music flowing from North India itself in the postindenture period, in the form of ... More


Introduction: Military Might, Melodious Music

Andrew R. Martin

in Steelpan Ambassadors: The US Navy Steel Band, 1957-1999

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812407
eISBN:
9781496812445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812407.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This introductory chapter briefly discusses an in-depth study of the US Navy Steel Band and its relationship within the scope of two overarching narratives: the development of post-WWII military ... More


Introduction: Global Perspectives on the Indo-Caribbean Bhojpuri Diaspora and Its Music

Peter Manuel

in Tales, Tunes, and Tassa Drums: Retention and Invention in Indo-Caribbean Music

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038815
eISBN:
9780252096778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038815.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter provides background data on Indo-Caribbean history and situates that culture's development in the context of diasporic studies as a whole. It provides an overview of North Indian ... More


Carnival Music and Diasporic Transnationalism

Ray Allen

in Jump Up!: Caribbean Carnival Music in New York

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190656843
eISBN:
9780190656881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190656843.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The Introduction lays out the organization and the research methodology of the book Jump Up! Caribbean Carnival Music in New York City. It outlines the history of calypso, soca, and steelband music ... More


Steelpan Ambassadors: The US Navy Steel Band, 1957-1999

Andrew R. Martin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812407
eISBN:
9781496812445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812407.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

“Maybe you won't like steel band. It's possible. But it's been said that the Pied Piper had a steel band helping him on his famous visit to Hamelin.” When the US Navy distributed this press release, ... More


Admiral Dan’s Pan-Demoniacs: Coming to a Town Near You!

Andrew R. Martin

in Steelpan Ambassadors: The US Navy Steel Band, 1957-1999

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812407
eISBN:
9781496812445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812407.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter analyzes the early success of the US Navy Steel Band. Admiral Gallery's public relations wizardry is on full display in the US Navy Steel Band's early prominent national and ... More


What She Go Do: Women in Afro-Trinidadian Music

Hope Munro

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781496807533
eISBN:
9781496807571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496807533.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

In the 1990s, expressive culture in the Caribbean was becoming noticeably more feminine. At the annual Carnival of Trinidad and Tobago, thousands of female masqueraders dominated the street festival ... More


Chowtal and the Dantāl: Finding Fertile Soil in the New Homelands

Peter Manuel

in Tales, Tunes, and Tassa Drums: Retention and Invention in Indo-Caribbean Music

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038815
eISBN:
9780252096778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038815.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter discusses two distinct traditional entities in Indo-Caribbean music culture—the antiphonal folksong genre called chowtal and the dantāl, a common metallophone—which have flourished in ... More


Jump Up!: Caribbean Carnival Music in New York

Ray Allen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190656843
eISBN:
9780190656881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190656843.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Jump Up! Caribbean Carnival Music in New York City is the first comprehensive history of Trinidadian calypso and steelband music in the diaspora. Carnival, transplanted from Trinidad to Harlem in the ... More


The Trajectories of Transplants: Singing Ālhā, Birha, and the Ramayan in the Indic Caribbean

Peter Manuel

in Tales, Tunes, and Tassa Drums: Retention and Invention in Indo-Caribbean Music

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038815
eISBN:
9780252096778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038815.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Most of the North Indian music heritage brought to the Caribbean consisted of folk styles and genres that were predominantly text-driven, in that their expressive interest lay primarily in lyric ... More


Tales, Tunes, and Tassa Drums: Retention and Invention in Indo-Caribbean Music

Peter Manuel

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038815
eISBN:
9780252096778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038815.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Today's popular tassa drumming emerged from the fragments of transplanted Indian music traditions half-forgotten and creatively recombined, rearticulated, and elaborated into a dynamic musical genre. ... More


: The Thing in Montuno

César Miguel Rondón

in The Book of Salsa: A Chronicle of Urban Music from the Caribbean to New York City

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831298
eISBN:
9781469603803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807886397_rondon.9
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the fundamental characteristics of salsa that developed further or quietly disappeared due to the unstable trends in the recording industry in New York City. It first explores ... More


Introduction: A New Jerusalem in the Caribbean Sea

Francio Guadeloupe

in Chanting Down the New Jerusalem: Calypso, Christianity, and Capitalism in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520254886
eISBN:
9780520942639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254886.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter introduces the island of Saint Martin/Sint Maarten (SMX), where more than eighty nationalities live. It describes the island, which is separated into the French side (called Saint ... More


: The New York Sound

César Miguel Rondón

in The Book of Salsa: A Chronicle of Urban Music from the Caribbean to New York City

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831298
eISBN:
9781469603803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807886397_rondon.7
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the beginnings of salsa music in New York City. After explaining how the Cuban sound allowed young New York musicians to integrate (international) popular music into their own ... More


Concluding Perspectives

Peter Manuel

in Tales, Tunes, and Tassa Drums: Retention and Invention in Indo-Caribbean Music

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038815
eISBN:
9780252096778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038815.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This concluding chapter presents some hypotheses and conclusions about Bhojpuri diasporic dynamics, broader implications for diaspora studies in general, the relation of music genres like tassa to ... More


From Calypso Queen to Calypso Monarch

Hope Munro

in What She Go Do: Women in Afro-Trinidadian Music

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781496807533
eISBN:
9781496807571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496807533.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter focuses on the careers and performance strategies of the three most successful female calypsonians in contemporary Trinidad: Calypso Rose, Singing Sandra, and Denyse Plummer. Each woman ... More


Modernities and Nonmodernities in Black Pacific Music

Michael Birenbaum Quintero

in Rites, Rights and Rhythms: A Genealogy of Musical Meaning in Colombia's Black Pacific

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199913923
eISBN:
9780190903220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199913923.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter focuses on how ideas about modernity influenced musical ideologies in the Pacific during the period from the late nineteenth to the mid-twentieth centuries. The discussion maps three ... More


The Bastard Son

Jan Brokken

in The Music of the Netherlands Antilles: Why Eleven Antilleans Knelt before Chopin's Heart

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461855
eISBN:
9781626740914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461855.003.0035
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter is a follow-up anecdote to the concert described in the previous one, Introducing at the very end one, an illegitimate child begot by Edgar Palm, the last great composer of the Palm ... More


Tigers of a Different Stripe: Performing Gender in Dominican Music

Sydney Hutchinson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226405322
eISBN:
9780226405636
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226405636.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This feminist-oriented ethnography of Dominican gender performance focuses on masculinity and femininity in accordion-based merengue típico while also touching on cross-dressing and queer performance ... More


: Salsa Zero the 1950s

César Miguel Rondón

in The Book of Salsa: A Chronicle of Urban Music from the Caribbean to New York City

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831298
eISBN:
9781469603803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807886397_rondon.4
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the historical emergence of salsa music in New York City in the 1950s. It begins by describing the performances of Latin orchestras at the Palladium, a large ballroom that ... More


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