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Movement, Sound, and Body in the Postapartheid City

Thomas Blom Hansen

in Melancholia of Freedom: Social Life in an Indian Township in South Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152950
eISBN:
9781400842612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152950.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the rise of new forms of cultural mobility in the postapartheid city, particularly, the rise of the kombi taxi and its massive sound system as the most striking innovation in ... More


Egypt's Pop-music Clashes and the ‘world-crossing’ Destinies of Muhammad ‘ali Street Musicians

Nicolas Puig

in Cairo Cosmopolitan: Politics, Culture, and Urban Space in the New Globalized Middle East

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162893
eISBN:
9781617970269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162893.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The suq al-musiqiyyin (the musicians' market) in Cairo refers to the social space of popular-class (sha'bi) urban music, the live music played at weddings but also at mulids (Sufi saint's festival). ... More


Urban Music Education: A Practical Guide for Teachers

Kate Fitzpatrick-Harnish

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199778560
eISBN:
9780190238872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778560.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

The prevailing discourse surrounding urban music education suggests the deficit-laden notion that urban school settings are “less than” rather than “different from” their counterparts. Through the ... More


Modernities and Nonmodernities in Black Pacific Music

Michael Birenbaum Quintero

in Rites, Rights and Rhythms: A Genealogy of Musical Meaning in Colombia's Black Pacific

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199913923
eISBN:
9780190903220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199913923.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter focuses on how ideas about modernity influenced musical ideologies in the Pacific during the period from the late nineteenth to the mid-twentieth centuries. The discussion maps three ... More


Common Issues of Interest for Urban Music Teachers

Kate Fitzpatrick-Harnish

in Urban Music Education: A Practical Guide for Teachers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199778560
eISBN:
9780190238872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778560.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

Although urban schools can be remarkably different from one another, many music teachers share some common areas of interest with regard to urban music teaching. This chapter outlines several issues ... More


“I am King”: Hip-Hop Culture, Fashion Advertising, and the Black Male Body

in Troubling Vision: Performance, Visuality, and Blackness

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226253022
eISBN:
9780226253053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226253053.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter investigates how the black male body becomes the iconic figure for a consumer culture rooted in urban music, black masculine aesthetics, and nationalism. The successes of hip-hop moguls ... More


Motor City Music: A Detroiter Looks Back

Mark Slobin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190882082
eISBN:
9780190882112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190882082.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

The book combines memoir, interview, and archival sources to survey the musical life of the author’s hometown, Detroit, in his youth during the city’s heyday, 1940s–1960s. After an opening chapter on ... More


Urban Geography, Music, and Protest

Noriko Manabe

in The Revolution Will Not Be Televised: Protest Music After Fukushima

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199334681
eISBN:
9780190454951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199334681.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Popular, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter considers the ways in which the urban landscape impacts performance in street demonstrations. As Parkinson (2012) and Sand (2013) have noted, Tokyo is short on open public space, forcing ... More


The Traffic Circle

Mark Slobin

in Motor City Music: A Detroiter Looks Back

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190882082
eISBN:
9780190882112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190882082.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter examines the formative role of public school music in shaping the lives and careers of Detroit’s stellar cast of kids who became major jazz artists and eminent classical music figures. A ... More


Understanding Our Students

Kate Fitzpatrick-Harnish

in Urban Music Education: A Practical Guide for Teachers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199778560
eISBN:
9780190238872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778560.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

Chapter 2 focuses on the importance of gaining a greater understanding of students’ lives and experiences to build on these experiences within the music classroom. The chapter opens with an ... More


Introduction to Music in Demonstrations

Noriko Manabe

in The Revolution Will Not Be Televised: Protest Music After Fukushima

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199334681
eISBN:
9780190454951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199334681.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter addresses music in demonstrations from two primary considerations: drivers of change in protest tactics and the impact of the urban landscape on the protesters’ performance and ... More


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