Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 21 items

  • Keywords: brass bands x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Constructing the Local: Migration and Cultural Geography in the Indian Brass Band Trade

Gregory D. Booth

in Theorizing the Local: Music, Practice, and Experience in South Asia and Beyond

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195331370
eISBN:
9780199868087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331370.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines spatial mappings of the commercial brass band tradition in India that reflect changes to traditional socioprofessional organization in the processional music trade after 1947. ... More


 “No Music in Hell”: Music and Dance

Terryl C. Givens

in People of Paradox: A History of Mormon Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167115
eISBN:
9780199785599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167115.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Unlike most Christians, Mormons have always loved music and dance. From the Nauvoo Brass Band to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, music has been culturally central. Hymnody incorporates some of the very ... More


Amateurs, Brass Bands and the 1859 Rifle Volunteers

Trevor Herbert and Helen Barlow

in Music & the British Military in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199898312
eISBN:
9780199345526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898312.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The chapter deals with the relationship between the military and the world of amateur music in the second half of the nineteenth century. Two related topics are especially prominent: the rise of the ... More


Instruments of Empire: Brass Bands, Black Soldiers, and American Imperialism in the Philippines

Mary Talusan

in Instruments of Empire: Filipino Musicians, Black Soldiers, and Military Band Music during US Colonization of the Philippines

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781496835666
eISBN:
9781496835710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496835666.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Military brass bands communicate ideas and sentiments about the nations they represent. A worldwide brass band movement burst forth during the 19th century and became iconic of the modern nation. ... More


“Jockomo Fee Na Nay!”: Afro-Caribbean and Afro-Creole Sensorialities and the Festivalization of New Orleans’s Musical Tourism

Ruthie Meadows

in Sun, Sea, and Sound: Music and Tourism in the Circum-Caribbean

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199988853
eISBN:
9780199378739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988853.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the history of music and tourism in New Orleans from the perspective of New Orleans as an aurally and historically Afro-Caribbean city, in which the audibility of Afro-Caribbean ... More


Once a Legend

Bruce Vermazen

in That Moaning Saxophone: The Six Brown Brothers and the Dawning of a Musical Craze

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195372182
eISBN:
9780199864140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372182.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter briefly describes the Six Brown Brothers at their professional zenith (1914-1923) and explains their legendary status as the originators of the saxophone craze. It then summarizes and ... More


Struttin’

Samuel Charters

in A Trumpet around the Corner: The Story of New Orleans Jazz

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781578068982
eISBN:
9781604733181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781578068982.003.0022
Subject:
Music, History, American

On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans and turned more than 80 percent of the city into an empty wasteland. Three months later, the city’s music would have drowned with its ... More


Father and Sons

Bruce Vermazen

in That Moaning Saxophone: The Six Brown Brothers and the Dawning of a Musical Craze

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195372182
eISBN:
9780199864140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372182.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

In this chapter, cornetist Allan Brown (1858?-1947) and his wife Maria Reid Brown (1859?-1943) raise a family of six sons and a daughter (Myrtle, 1892-1988) as Allan roams Canada seeking work leading ... More


Booming Bandas of Los Ángeles: Gender and the Practice of Transnational Zapotec Philharmonic Brass Bands

Xóchitl C. Chávez

in Tide Was Always High: The Music of Latin America in Los Angeles

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520294394
eISBN:
9780520967533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294394.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The author's work with Oaxacan communities has drawn attention to Zapotec women musicians within this traditionally male-dominated musical practice. Although women have become more visible in brass ... More


Politics as Leisure: Brass Bands in Cork, 1845–1918

John Borgonovo

in Leisure and the Irish in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781781381823
eISBN:
9781781382325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381823.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

During the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, marching bands could be heard in almost every community in Ireland. This particular manifestation of the international brass band movement was ... More


A Trumpet around the Corner: The Story of New Orleans Jazz

Samuel Charters

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781578068982
eISBN:
9781604733181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781578068982.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book tells the entire story of a century of jazz in New Orleans. Although there is still controversy over the racial origins and cultural sources of New Orleans jazz, the book provides a ... More


Papa Jack’s Boys

Samuel Charters

in A Trumpet around the Corner: The Story of New Orleans Jazz

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781578068982
eISBN:
9781604733181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781578068982.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

One of the musicians from the first generation of ragtimers in New Orleans was Jack Laine. Born in New Orleans on September 21, 1873, Laine worked as a booking agent for the local musicians while ... More


Works and Performances

John C. Dressler

in Granville Bantock (1868-1946): A Guide to Research

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781942954798
eISBN:
9781789629729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954798.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This section is organized by genre, lists individual compositions followed by each work’s date, instrumentation, publication data and dedication along with location of the manuscript. Performances ... More


In Memory: Uncle Lionel Batiste (February 11, 1932–July 8, 2012): “Colorful in Life—Rich in Spirit”

Jerry Brock

in Walking Raddy: The Baby Dolls of New Orleans

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817396
eISBN:
9781496817440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817396.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The chapter “In Memory: Uncle Lionel Batiste,” traces the life of popular New Orleans musician and cultural activist Uncle Lionel Batiste (born Feb. 11, 1932) in the context of his family, community, ... More


Reconstruction’s Soundtrack

Lewis Watts and Eric Porter

in New Orleans Suite: Music and Culture in Transition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520273870
eISBN:
9780520955325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273870.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

Section 4 looks at the ways post-Katrina recordings by local musicians comment on the transformations in the city post-storm, interrogate the labeling of Katrina victims as refugees, and theorize New ... More


The Time of Jazz

Jason Berry

in City of a Million Dreams: New Orleans at Year 300

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469647142
eISBN:
9781469647166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469647142.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

Jazz began as a story of the city in church and parades, a performance narrative countering that of the Lost Cause. A chorus of various instruments with vocal-like warmth, jazz offered moderate, ... More


Shreveport Music before Modern Media

Tracey E. W. Laird

in Louisiana Hayride: Radio and Roots of Music along the Red River

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195167511
eISBN:
9780199850099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167511.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The music in Shreveport during the 19th century travelled the same river and land routes as the steamboats and overland pioneers. It also grew in the form of the local practices that characterized ... More


Instruments of Empire: Filipino Musicians, Black Soldiers, and Military Band Music during US Colonization of the Philippines

Mary Talusan

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781496835666
eISBN:
9781496835710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496835666.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

At the turn of the twentieth century, the United States extended its empire into the Philippines while subjugating Black Americans in the Jim Crow South. And yet, one of the most popular musical acts ... More


Into the Between: Interstitial Soundscapes in Early New Orleans Jazz

Bruce Boyd Raeburn

in Sweet Spots: In-Between Spaces in New Orleans

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817020
eISBN:
9781496817068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817020.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

“Into the Between” explores the strategies adopted by New Orleans jazz musicians to negotiate sound in various urban situations, ranging from dance halls and riverboats to streetscapes, and how ... More


Jazz in Suriname

Marcel Weltak

in Surinamese Music in the Netherlands and Suriname

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781496816948
eISBN:
9781496834874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496816948.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

There was an enormous influx of jazz in Suriname itself, especially in the decades after World War II. Jazz and swing got their niche alongside other more traditional native music and European ... More


View: