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A New Mental World

Ryan André Brasseaux

in Cajun Breakdown: The Emergence of an American Made Music

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195343069
eISBN:
9780199866977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343069.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American

Records and radio built an industry around imagination. Media technologies created an auditory world where sound, language, and music expanded listeners’ mental worlds. The Cajun imaginary represents ... More


“This Is Going to Be Good for All of Us”: Tango and the Cultural Industries

Morgan James Luker

in The Tango Machine: Musical Culture in the Age of Expediency

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226385402
eISBN:
9780226385686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226385686.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter contrasts the valorization of heritage-making efforts with the equally powerful discourses of cultural diversity, which are now broadly institutionalized within governmental engagements ... More


Recorded Music in American Life: The Phonograph and Popular Memory, 1890-1945

William Howland Kenney

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195171778
eISBN:
9780199849789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171778.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Have records, compact discs, and other sound reproduction equipment merely provided American listeners with pleasant diversions, or have more important historical and cultural influences flowed ... More


Gospel Singing as Black Popular Culture

Mark Burford

in Mahalia Jackson and the Black Gospel Field

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190634902
eISBN:
9780190634933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634902.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular

Gospel music was integral to the culture of many black churches, but gospel singing offered pleasures to its practitioners and fans that extended beyond musical worship. In the late 1940s, Jackson’s ... More


Death

S. Alexander Reed

in Assimilate: A Critical History of Industrial Music

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199832583
eISBN:
9780190268305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199832583.003.0018
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter considers changes in the industrial music scene during the 1990s. The period was marred by a number of high-profile deaths including the death of Chicago scenester poet Lorri Jackson in ... More


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