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Cosmic Cowboys and New Hicks: The Countercultural Sounds of Austin's Progressive Country Music Scene

Travis D. Stimeling

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199747474
eISBN:
9780199896981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747474.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This book explores the roles that music, as a sounding phenomenon with culturally specific meanings, played in mediating the experiences of a community of musicians, entrepreneurs, journalists, and ... More


Making Do with Art: Counterfeit Music, Pirate TV, and Crime Clan Weddings

Jason Pine

in The Art of Making Do in Naples

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816636310
eISBN:
9781452947662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816636310.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter discusses the persistent tensions and interrelations between the neomelodica music scene and organized crime. Neomelodica is perceived as an entrepreneurial art of l’arte di arrangiarsi ... More


South Side Music Scene

William Sites

in Sun Ra's Chicago: Afrofuturism and the City

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226732077
eISBN:
9780226732244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226732244.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Sonny Blount arrived in Chicago in 1946. This chapter examines his initial years in the city, where musical work in different circumstances—show-club arranging with Fletcher Henderson at the Club ... More


New York and the International Sound of Latin Music, 1940-1990

Benjamin Lapidus

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496831286
eISBN:
9781496831279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831286.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

New York City has long been a generative nexus for the transnational Latin music scene. Currently, there is no other place in the Americas where such large numbers of people from throughout the ... More


The Nashville Scene

David B. Pruett

in MuzikMafia: From the Local Nashville Scene to the National Mainstream

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734386
eISBN:
9781621035596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734386.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter describes the Nashville music scene from both geographic and historical perspectives. The founding artists of the MuzikMafia did not incite a revolution in Nashville; they merely worked ... More


“Back to the Island”: Travels in Paradox—Creating the Future-Past

Timothy Rommen

in Funky Nassau: Roots, Routes, and Representation in Bahamian Popular Music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520265684
eISBN:
9780520948754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520265684.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter explores the degree to which heritage becomes a space and provides a set of itineraries that can in turn be mobilized in order to envision possible futures. The current lack of an active ... More


Representations of Place and Time

Benjamin Brinner

in Playing across a Divide: Israeli-Palestinian Musical Encounters

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195395945
eISBN:
9780199852666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395945.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

With music, words, and images, the musicians in Israel's ethnic music scene map the past, present, and future of their cultural terrain. They refer to places, times, and heritages through their ... More


Wellbeing, young people, and music scenes

Andy Bennett and Lisa Nikulinsky

in Handbook of Music, Adolescents, and Wellbeing

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198808992
eISBN:
9780191846694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808992.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter considers how young people’s involvement in a local or virtual music scene can be important in terms of providing them with a sense of self-worth and esteem. Although the topic of music ... More


The Sounds of Latinidad: Immigrants Making Music and Creating Culture in a Southern City

Samuel K. Byrd

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479859405
eISBN:
9781479876426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479859405.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This book explores the Latino music scene as a lens through which to understand changing ideas about latinidad in the New South. Focusing on Latino immigrant musicians and their fans in Charlotte, ... More


Independence: Skyscrapers, subways, and train lights play no part in the music I write

Barbara B. Heyman

in Samuel Barber: The Composer and His Music

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190863739
eISBN:
9780190054786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863739.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on Barber’s earliest involvement of the performer in the creative process of a composition, in this case the Cello Sonata, premiered by Orlando Cole. The two would meet ... More


The Art of Making Do in Naples

Jason Pine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816636310
eISBN:
9781452947662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816636310.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

“In Naples, there are more singers than there are unemployed people.” These words echo through the neomelodica music scene, a vast undocumented economy animated by wedding singers, pirate TV, and ... More


Jazz Scene, Liverpool Scene: The Early 1960s

Pete Townsend

in Gladsongs and Gatherings: Poetry and its Social Context in Liverpool since the 1960s

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237273
eISBN:
9781846313196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237273.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter describes the British jazz scene in the 1960s. Jazz had different identities in its international, national and local (in this case Liverpudlian) settings. At all three of these levels, ... More


Conclusion

Samuel K. Byrd

in The Sounds of Latinidad: Immigrants Making Music and Creating Culture in a Southern City

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479859405
eISBN:
9781479876426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479859405.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter reexamines national and regional struggles over immigration policy. It reiterates how making music constitutes a form of political action and builds community through ... More


Shreveport’s Pop/Rock Music Scene: The 1970s and 1980s

John Andrew Prime

in Shreveport Sounds in Black and White

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110416
eISBN:
9781604733037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110416.003.0025
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes Shreveport’s colorful rock scene during the 1970s and 1980s, and links this musical culture with the city’s economic, political, and social history during the same era. It ... More


“This Game Is for Life!”

Ali Colleen Neff and William Ferris

in Let the World Listen Right: The Mississippi Delta Hip-Hop Story

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732290
eISBN:
9781604734805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732290.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter discusses the hip-hop and blues scene at Red’s Juke Joint in the Mississippi Delta. It suggests that while the juke joint is made from worn materials, it was able to retain a wealth of ... More


Making Do with Indeterminacy

Jason Pine

in The Art of Making Do in Naples

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816636310
eISBN:
9781452947662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816636310.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The epilogue details the author’s final thoughts regarding his experiences within the neomelodica music scene as well as his investigations into the camorra. His interactions with the various ... More


Rap Hustlers or Sucker MCs?

Geoff Harkness

in Chicago Hustle and Flow: Gangs, Gangsta Rap, and Social Class

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816692286
eISBN:
9781452949598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692286.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter covers the microscenes perspective that differentiates Chicago’s underground rap music scene from backpackers. At the corporate tier of the rap music industry, backpacker rap is less ... More


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