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Popular music on East German television: Constructing the televisual pop community in the GDR

Edward Larkey

in Popular television in authoritarian Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719082399
eISBN:
9781781707302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082399.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Popular music in the GDR was always subject to intense political scrutiny so that Western influences, if they could not be prevented altogether, would at least be incorporated into discursive ... More


Depression Folk: Grassroots Music and Left-Wing Politics in 1930s America

Ronald D. Cohen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628813
eISBN:
9781469628837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628813.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

The role of folk music, broadly defined, during the trying years of the Great Depression in the United States, 1929–40, with a particular focus on the role of left-wing political groups and ... More


Learning to Crawl: The Rapid Rise of Music Industry Education

Mike Jones

in The Business of Music

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235286
eISBN:
9781846312717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235286.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines academic courses in music industry education and the character they should take. It examines the views of the government and the industry itself and compares them with those of ... More


Kika Kila: How the Hawaiian Steel Guitar Changed the Sound of Modern Music

John W. Troutman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627922
eISBN:
9781469627946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627922.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Since the nineteenth century, the distinct tones of kika kila, the Hawaiian steel guitar, have defined the island sound. Here historian and steel guitarist John W. Troutman offers the instrument's ... More


Chocolate Surrealism: Music, Movement, Memory, and History in the Circum-Caribbean

Njoroge Njoroge

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496806895
eISBN:
9781496806932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496806895.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chocolate Surrealism: Music, Movement, Memory and History is a (w)holistic historiography of the circum-Caribbean region. The book highlights connections among the production, performance, and ... More


The Berimbau: Soul of Brazilian Music

Eric A. Galm

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734058
eISBN:
9781604734065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734058.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The Brazilian berimbau, a musical bow, is most commonly associated with the energetic martial art/dance/game of capoeira. This study explores its stature from the 1950s to the present in diverse ... More


From entertainment to citizenship: Politics and popular culture

John Street, Sanna Inthorn, and Martin Scott

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719085383
eISBN:
9781781706121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085383.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The relationship between politics and popular culture is often seen to take one of two forms. Either popular culture is seen to disengage or pacify citizens; or it is portrayed as a source of ... More


Imagining the Next Day: Music, Heritage, and Hope

Roshi Naidoo

in Heritage at the Interface: Interpretation and Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056579
eISBN:
9780813053349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056579.003.0014
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

If popular culture shapes subjectivity in an individualized and collective sense, popular music heritage must affect “meaning-making” in the present. In examining the battle for meaning within music ... More


The Price of the Beat: Black Popular Music and the Crossover Dream

Joseph Vogel

in James Baldwin and the 1980s: Witnessing the Reagan Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041747
eISBN:
9780252050411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041747.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter draws on James Baldwin’s final novel, Just Above My Head, to explore the complex role of the black “crossover” artist in America. How have black popular artists been read, represented, ... More


Political Activists, Playboys, and Hippies: Musical Movements and Symbolic Representations of Brazilian Youth in the 1960s

Marcos Napolitano

in Music and Youth Culture in Latin America: Identity Construction Processes from New York to Buenos Aires

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199986279
eISBN:
9780199398874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199986279.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Popular, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The chapter analyzes the relationship between representations of youth identity and musical movements in Brazil during the 1960s. During that period the country was undergoing a series of political ... More


A dance to the music of Herrmann: a figurative dance suite

David Cooper

in Partners in Suspense: Critical Essays on Bernard Herrmann and Alfred Hitchcock

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719095863
eISBN:
9781526121066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095863.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter argues that Herrmann’s Echoes owes much to Herrmann’s film work, and in particular has resonances with his scores for Vertigo, Psycho and Marnie. Taking a musicological approach to ... More


Ripped, torn and cut: Pop, politics and punk fanzines from 1976

Keith Gildart, Anna Gough-Yates, Sian Lincoln, Bill Osgerby, Lucy Robinson, John Street, Pete Webb, and Matthew Worley (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526120595
eISBN:
9781526138835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120595.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Ripped, torn and cut offers a collection of original essays exploring the motivations behind – and the politics within – the multitude of fanzines that emerged in the wake of British punk from 1976. ... More


Connoisseurs of Trash in a World Full of It

Jennifer Le Zotte

in From Goodwill to Grunge: A History of Secondhand Styles and Alternative Economies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631905
eISBN:
9781469631929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631905.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the links between trash aesthetics, secondhand dress, and pop iconography, focusing on the myths and dismissals of the short-lived but massively popular music and fashion fad ... More


Broadway to Main Street: How Show Tunes Enchanted America

Laurence Maslon

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780199832538
eISBN:
9780190620424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199832538.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

The crossroads where the music of Broadway met popular culture was an expansive and pervasive juncture throughout most of the twentieth century and continues to influence the cultural discourse of ... More


Looking Back on Afropea’s Origins: Léonora Miano’s Blues pour Élise as an Afropean Mediascape

Katelyn E. Knox

in Race on Display in 20th- and 21st Century France

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781383094
eISBN:
9781781384152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383094.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter continues the book’s inquiry into the way twenty-first century authors and artists interrogate institutionalized spectacularism both in their works’ content and form by analysing Léonora ... More


Epilogue: Change and Persistence

Kenneth Cohen

in They Will Have Their Game: Sporting Culture and the Making of the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501705496
eISBN:
9781501714214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705496.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The Epilogue surveys continuities and changes in sporting culture since 1860. While recognizing the increasing inclusion of white women and African Americans over the course of the twentieth century, ... More


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