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The Social Study of Music in Cities

Fabian Holt

in Everyone Loves Live Music: A Theory of Performance Institutions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226738406
eISBN:
9780226738680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226738680.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter takes stock of the intellectual history of music in cities to develop the conceptual foundations for studying musical performance institutions in the everyday urban domain. There is no ... 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


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


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