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Dangdut Stories: A Social and Musical History of Indonesia's Most Popular Music

Andrew N. Weintraub

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195395662
eISBN:
9780199863549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395662.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

Dangdut Stories is a social and musical history of dangdut, Indonesia's most popular music, within a range of broader narratives about social class, gender, ethnicity and nation in post-independence ... More


Introduction

Andrew N. Weintraub

in Dangdut Stories: A Social and Musical History of Indonesia's Most Popular Music

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195395662
eISBN:
9780199863549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395662.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

This chapter establishes the topic, justification, theoretical framework, and methodology for the book. Dangdut Stories situates the production and circulation of meanings about a popular music genre ... More


The 6/8 Beat Goes On: Persian Popular Music from Bazm-e Qajariyyeh to Beverly Hills Garden Parties

Walter Armbrust (ed.)

in Mass Mediations: New Approaches to Popular Culture in the Middle East and Beyond

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219250
eISBN:
9780520923096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219250.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter studies popular music in the Iranian community of Los Angeles. It describes the community as an “exile community,” where the members cannot regularly move back and forth between their ... More


Genre in Popular Music

Fabian Holt

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226350370
eISBN:
9780226350400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226350400.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

The popularity of the motion picture soundtrack O Brother, Where Art Thou? brought an extraordinary amount of attention to bluegrass, but it also drew its share of criticism from some aficionados who ... More


“Slightly Left of Center”: Atlantic Records and the Problems of Genre

Daniel Goldmark

in Jazz/Not Jazz: The Music and Its Boundaries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520271036
eISBN:
9780520951358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271036.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines the idea of genre as it applies to jazz by focusing on the output of Atlantic Records' jazz division. Under the stewardship of two men, Nesuhi Ertegun and Joel Dorn, Atlantic ... More


The Organ and Hymn Singing

Joseph Herl

in Worship Wars in Early Lutheranism Choir, Congregation and Three Centuries of Conflict

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195365849
eISBN:
9780199864263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365849.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Between the 16th and 18th centuries, the role of the organ changed from performing the liturgy in alternation with the choir to accompanying a singing congregation or choir. Organ accompaniment of ... More


Sounds French: Globalization, Cultural Communities, and Pop Music in France, 1958–1980

Jonathyne Briggs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199377060
eISBN:
9780199377091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199377060.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

This book reveals how French society mediated the challenges of globalization through the consumption and production of popular music, itself increasingly an expression of globalized culture. As ... More


Wild Planet: WaxTrax! Records and Global Dance Scenes

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/9780199832583.003.0016
Subject:
Music, History, Western

By the mid-1980s, industrial music was selectively crossing over into other genres, including more widely popular ones. This chapter considers why the genre gained so much popular ground. It uses a ... More


Introduction: The Front Lines

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/9780199832583.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This introductory chapter begins with a brief description of the song, “Mindphaser,” by the band Front Line Assembly. It discusses how “ Mindphaser” pits two potentially opposing hearings against one ... More


Sounding Navajo: The Politics of Social Citizenship and Tradition

Kristina M. Jacobsen

in Sound of Navajo Country: Music, Language, and Diné Belonging

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631868
eISBN:
9781469631882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631868.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Chapter Four interrogates what is defined as “sounding Navajo” and what happens when someone refuses to adhere to these expectations. Looking at how gender, nation, and the idea of a prescriptive ... More


Introduction: The Other Jazz

Christopher Washburne

in Latin Jazz: The Other Jazz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780195371628
eISBN:
9780197510865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195371628.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Latin Jazz: The Other Jazz explores various theoretical framings that serve as the primary avenue through which to approach a number of case studies. These frames, broadly speaking, include the ... More


Break Beats in the Bronx: Rediscovering Hip-Hop's Early Years

Joseph C., Jr. Ewoodzie

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632759
eISBN:
9781469632773
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632759.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The origin story of hip-hop—one that involves Kool Herc DJing a house party on Sedgwick Avenue in the Bronx—has become received wisdom. But Joseph C. Ewoodzie Jr. argues that the full story remains ... More


The saxophone as symbol and icon

Stephen Cottrell

in The Saxophone

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100419
eISBN:
9780300190953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100419.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the saxophone's status as a symbol and an icon within culture. From its inception, the instrument has been identified with modernity, innovation, and a sense of exploration and ... More


Why Call It Latin Jazz? Afro-Latin Jazz, Afro-Cuban Jazz, Cubop, Caribbean Jazz, Jazz Latin, or Just . . . Jazz: The Politics of Naming an Intercultural Music

Christopher Washburne

in Latin Jazz: The Other Jazz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780195371628
eISBN:
9780197510865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195371628.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter explores how Latin jazz is positioned and named and the primary discursive contestations associated with the genre. What is focused on in particular is how musicians exert agency by ... More


The History of Jazz

Ted Gioia

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190087210
eISBN:
9780190087227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190087210.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

The History of Jazz, 3rd edition, is a comprehensive survey of jazz music from its origins until the current day. The book is designed for general readers and students, as well as those with more ... More


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