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The Princess of the Musicians: Rāni Bhañiyāõi and the Māngaṇiārs of Western Rajasthan

Shubha Chaudhuri

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/9780195331370.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The tale of princess Rāni Bhañiyāõi's suicide and subsequent appearance as a spirit has served as a foundational narrative for the practices of local, Muslim, mānganiār musicians, Hindu patrons, and ... More


Store and Mill

Edward L. Ayers

in Southern Crossing: A History of the American South, 1877-1906

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195086898
eISBN:
9780199854226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195086898.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The mercantile business in the South has been in an upswing. The chapter details the experiences of a young “drummer” Arch Trawick and the opportunities that wholesale drummers had. Advertising was ... More


The Artistry of Afro-Cuban Batá Drumming: Aesthetics, Transmission, Bonding, and Creativity

Kenneth Schweitzer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036699
eISBN:
9781621030065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036699.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

An iconic symbol and sound of the Lucumí/Santería religion, Afro-Cuban batá are talking drums that express the epic mythological narratives of the West African Yoruba deities known as orisha. By ... More


Experience and the Perception of Biological Motion

Frank E. Pollick, Corinne Jola, Karin Petrini, Lawrie S. McKay, Phil McAleer, Seon Hee Jang, Christine MacLeod,, and David R. Simmons

in People Watching: Social, Perceptual, and Neurophysiological Studies of Body Perception

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195393705
eISBN:
9780199979271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393705.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Many discussions of biological motion perception involve a description of observers’ attunements for recognizing gender, emotion, action, and identity from point-light displays. This chapter ... More


Drumminʼ Men: The Heartbeat of Jazz The Swing Years

Burt Korall

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195157628
eISBN:
9780199849468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157628.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

In the 1930s swing music was everywhere—on radio, recordings, and in the great ballrooms, hotels, theatres, and clubs. Perhaps at no other time were drummers more central to the sound and spirit of ... More


. Pancho Quinto: Rumbero and Batalero

Kenneth Schweitzer

in The Artistry of Afro-Cuban Batá Drumming: Aesthetics, Transmission, Bonding, and Creativity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036699
eISBN:
9781621030065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036699.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the life and career of batá drummer Pancho Quinto, with a focus on illustrating and contextualizing his unique style as an iyá player and teacher. At the time of his death in ... More


Kick It: A Social History of the Drum Kit

Matt Brennan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190683863
eISBN:
9780190087005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190683863.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

The drum kit—the combination of kick drum, snare drum, and cymbals—has provided the pulse of popular music from before the dawn of jazz up to the present day pop charts. This book is a provocative ... More


The ‘Drummer of Tedworth’: Conflicting Interpretations and the Problem of Fraud

Michael Hunter

in The Decline of Magic: Britain in the Enlightenment

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300243581
eISBN:
9780300249460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243581.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter focuses on the ‘Drummer of Tedworth’. This was a notorious poltergeist case that occurred in Wiltshire in the early 1660s that has already been noted in connection with Glanvill's role ... More


“The Rat-A-Tat Drummer Boy”

Reid Badger

in A Life in Ragtime: A Biography of James Reese Europe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195337969
eISBN:
9780199851553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337969.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, American

Lester Walton had been working feverishly for more than a year to put together a production that could launch “a new era for the colored musical show, which has not enjoyed the widespread popularity ... More


Gene Krupa (1909–1973)

Gene Krupa

in Drumminʼ Men: The Heartbeat of Jazz The Swing Years

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195157628
eISBN:
9780199849468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157628.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

The most visible of the 1930's drummers, Gene Krupa, had a major effect on his colleagues. The Krupa “look”, his ideas and techniques and showmanship, were dominant during that time. Krupa brought ... More


Bassists and Drummers

Thomas Owens

in Bebop: The Music and Its Players

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195106510
eISBN:
9780199853182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195106510.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

The heart of the rhythm section—and therefore of the entire ensemble—is the bassist-drummer rhythm team. The bassist is the most important voice in the harmonic structure that the band follows. So a ... More


Lords of the Tambor

Raul A. Fernandez

in From Afro-Cuban Rhythms to Latin Jazz

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247079
eISBN:
9780520939448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247079.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

The development of percussion of Afro-Cuban origin in Latin jazz and other U.S. music such as pop and funk after 1950 depends on the presence of several percussionists in addition to Mongo ... More


Emotional Agents

Richard K. Wolf

in The Voice in the Drum: Music, Language, and Emotion in Islamicate South Asia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038587
eISBN:
9780252096501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038587.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines how ritual drummers fit into the larger sociocultural world of music making in South and West Asia. The Shiʻi wedding Muharram Ali attended in Lahore is an example of a ritual ... More


Answer the Purpose

Caroline Cox

in Boy Soldiers of the American Revolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627533
eISBN:
9781469627557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627533.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Begins with George Hoffstaler who joined (1778) a North Carolina regiment, and received a bounty. It gives a striking account of his suffering, and discusses in detail the usefulness and limitations ... More


Pedagogical Approaches of Dance Drumming Instructors

George Worlasi and Kwasi Dor

in West African Drumming and Dance in North American Universities: An Ethnomusicological Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039140
eISBN:
9781621039952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039140.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter 3 examines the pedagogical approaches of ensemble instructors who belong to three categories: (1) former master drummers of a West African national dance ensemble, (2) Africans who have ... More


Children and Youth during the Civil War Era

James Marten (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814796078
eISBN:
9780814763391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796078.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The Civil War is a much plumbed area of scholarship, so much so that at times it seems there is no further work to be done in the field. However, the experience of children and youth during that ... More


Stern Realities Children of Chancelidrsville and Beyond

James Marten

in Chancellorsville: The Battle and Its Aftermath

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807822753
eISBN:
9781469602400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807835906_gallagher.11
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Sue Chancellor saw her childhood world literally blown apart when the armies collided around her family's home in early May 1863. This chapter uses the experiences at Chancellorsville of this ... More


Introduction

Kenneth Schweitzer

in The Artistry of Afro-Cuban Batá Drumming: Aesthetics, Transmission, Bonding, and Creativity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036699
eISBN:
9781621030065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036699.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This introductory chapter discusses the themes central to the book, which aims to provide a rich understanding of the many variables at work during live Lucumí performances. It presents some of the ... More


. The Lucumí Religion and Its Music

Kenneth Schweitzer

in The Artistry of Afro-Cuban Batá Drumming: Aesthetics, Transmission, Bonding, and Creativity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036699
eISBN:
9781621030065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036699.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter first discusses Lucumí beliefs; instruments of the Lucumí religion; and the structure of a toque de santo and the role of money. Batá drumming events were organized around a concept ... More


. Modern Ñongo: The Evolution of a Toque

Kenneth Schweitzer

in The Artistry of Afro-Cuban Batá Drumming: Aesthetics, Transmission, Bonding, and Creativity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036699
eISBN:
9781621030065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036699.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The evolution of ñongo over the past two decades has reached a point where many elder Cuban drummers become disoriented when they try to understand the performance style of the younger generations. ... More


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