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Composers' Dilemmas

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0043
Subject:
Music, Popular

The point of departure for John Benson Brooks for his “Alabama Concerto” was a series of field recordings made by Harold Courtlander and this featured on Folkways as “Negro Folk Music of Alabama.” He ... More


A History of the Ozarks, Volume 1: The Old Ozarks

Brooks Blevins

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041914
eISBN:
9780252050602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041914.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

A History of the Ozarks, Vol. I: The Old Ozarks is the first book-length account of life in the Ozark region of Missouri, Arkansas, and Oklahoma in the era before the Civil War. Placing the region’s ... More


Up Yon Wide and Lonely Glen: Travellers' Songs, Stories and Tunes of the Fetterangus Stewarts

Elizabeth Stewart

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033087
eISBN:
9781617033094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033087.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Elizabeth Stewart is a highly acclaimed singer, pianist, and accordionist whose reputation has spread widely not only as an outstanding musician but as the principal inheritor and advocate of her ... More


Forging the Nation: The Postrevolutionary Years

Ruth Hellier-Tinoco

in Embodying Mexico: Tourism, Nationalism & Performance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195340365
eISBN:
9780199896998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340365.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Dance

This chapter contextualizes the historical, political, and ideological trajectory through eras of prehispanicity, colonization, independence with burgeoning forms of nationalism and indigenismo, ... More


Appropriation and Incorporation: From Island Village to Capital City

Ruth Hellier-Tinoco

in Embodying Mexico: Tourism, Nationalism & Performance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195340365
eISBN:
9780199896998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340365.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Dance

Chapter Four opens with a brief overview of the P'urhépecha region, and a discussion of the practices of day and night of the dead, and dances of old men prior to nationalist appropriation. Using a ... More


Films, Visual Images, and Folklórico: Belonging, Difference, and Bodies

Ruth Hellier-Tinoco

in Embodying Mexico: Tourism, Nationalism & Performance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195340365
eISBN:
9780199896998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340365.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Dance

Chapter Seven deals with the period known as the Golden Age (1940 to 1968), contextualizing this with an overview of state policies regarding indigenismo, folklore and folklórico, and the role of ... More


Conclusion: The Coronado Cuarto Centennial and the Depletion of Spanish Heritage

Charles Montgomery

in The Spanish Redemption: Heritage, Power, and Loss on New Mexico's Upper Rio Grande

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229716
eISBN:
9780520927377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229716.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The Cuarto Centennial paid tribute to multiple strands of the upper Rio Grande's modern Spanish heritage. As the summer of 1940 approached, Spanish colonial art and architecture, village folkways, ... More


The Media and the Man

Ralph W. Hood Jr. and W. Paul Williamson

in Them That Believe: The Power and Meaning of the Christian Serpent-Handling Tradition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231474
eISBN:
9780520942714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231474.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter provides biographical details of George Went Hensley, the man generally credited with the emergence of religious serpent handling. It follows Hensley's conversion, his revelation of ... More


Nation: I Like America

Christopher Castiglia

in Practices of Hope: Literary Criticism in Disenchanted Times

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479818273
eISBN:
9781479820030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479818273.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Taking the Cold War state to be the origin of diffused suspicion, abstract enemies, and totalizing explanations, this chapter contends that contemporary ideology critique—based on the same ... More


Aims, Frames, and Gains: Context, Curatorship, and Building Cultural Capital

Daniel E. Sheehy

in Curatorial Conversations: Cultural Representation and the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496805980
eISBN:
9781496806024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496805980.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Focusing on two Festival music projects in Latin American/American Latino communities, the author (director and curator of Smithsonian Folkways Recordings) demonstrates the relationship between the ... More


Domesticating the Ozarks

Brooks Blevins

in A History of the Ozarks, Volume 1: The Old Ozarks

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041914
eISBN:
9780252050602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041914.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Chapter 4 analyzes the taming or domesticating of the wilderness Ozarks by Anglo-American pioneers in the decades before the Civil War. This chapter discusses the effects of human habitation on the ... More


Revolutionary Women in the New Society, 1930–1954

Stephanie J. Smith

in The Power and Politics of Art in Postrevolutionary Mexico

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635682
eISBN:
9781469635699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635682.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter Four analyzes the roles of women to locate their contributions squarely within Mexico’s vibrant cultural and radical political scenes during the 1930s and 1940s. To insert the crucial work of ... More


Discovering Bluegrass The Baltimore Years

Bill C. Malone

in Music from the True Vine: Mike Seeger's Life and Musical Journey

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835104
eISBN:
9781469602653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869406_malone.7
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the years Mike Seeger spent in Baltimore. This proved to be a pivotal phase in his life. There, he got involved in the city's burgeoning bluegrass music scene between 1954 and ... More


Ovid in the West Country: The Ancient Origins of Folk Custom

Kelsey Jackson Williams

in The Antiquary: John Aubrey's Historical Scholarship

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198784296
eISBN:
9780191827808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784296.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Mythology and Folklore

In the Remaines of Gentilisme Aubrey attempted to find the origins of early modern English folklore and folkways in the rituals and customs of ancient Rome, Greece, and beyond. This chapter places ... More


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