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Ancient Treasures, Modernized: Women’s Dutar Ensembles and Arranged Folk Music

Tanya Merchant

in Women Musicians of Uzbekistan: From Courtyard to Conservatory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039539
eISBN:
9780252097638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039539.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the role of women in the arranged folk music in Uzbekistan in the post-Soviet era. It looks at the rhetoric of Ro'za opa and her students, which focuses much more on musical ... More


Introduction

John Wriggle

in Blue Rhythm Fantasy: Big Band Jazz Arranging in the Swing Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040405
eISBN:
9780252098826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040405.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This introductory chapter digs up the forgotten legacies of arrangers in jazz music and emphasizes their importance in the cultural history of music. It illustrates how African American arranger ... More


Business and Politics: The Landscape

John Wriggle

in Blue Rhythm Fantasy: Big Band Jazz Arranging in the Swing Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040405
eISBN:
9780252098826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040405.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter is an overview of the business and political landscape of Swing-Era jazz music. Music arranging was a steadily growing field in America during the 1930s and 1940s, when the job was ... More


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