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The African Imagination in Music

The African Imagination in Music

Kofi Agawu

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190263201
eISBN:
9780190263232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190263201.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Conceived as an introduction to a vast, immensely rich and diverse set of repertories, this book explores the sounding forms of Sub-Saharan African music. Aimed at a general musical readership, it ... More

Analytical and Cross-Cultural Studies in World Music

Analytical and Cross-Cultural Studies in World Music

Michael Tenzer and John Roeder (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195384581
eISBN:
9780199918331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384581.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This collection of essays analyzes diverse musical creations with reference to the contexts in which the music is created and performed. The authors explain the music as sound in process, through ... More

Audible StatesSocialist Politics and Popular Music in Albania

Audible States: Socialist Politics and Popular Music in Albania

Nicholas Tochka

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190467814
eISBN:
9780190467845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190467814.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Audible States examines how elites have governed politically and aesthetically meaningful spaces of silence and sound in Albania since 1945. Interweaving archival research with ethnographic ... More

Behind the CurtainMaking Music in Mumbai's Film Studios

Behind the Curtain: Making Music in Mumbai's Film Studios

Gregory D. Booth

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327632
eISBN:
9780199852055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327632.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Beginning in the 1930s, men, and a handful of women, came from India's many communities — Marathi, Parsi, Goan, North Indian, and many others — to Mumbai to work in an industry that constituted in ... More

Beyond the Roof of the WorldMusic, Prayer, and Healing in the Pamir Mountains

Beyond the Roof of the World: Music, Prayer, and Healing in the Pamir Mountains

Benjamin D. Koen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195367744
eISBN:
9780199867295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367744.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Western medicine has conventionally separated music, science, and religion into distinct entities, yet traditional cultures throughout the world have always viewed music as a bridge that connects and ... More

Bollywood SoundsThe Cosmopolitan Mediations of Hindi Film Song

Bollywood Sounds: The Cosmopolitan Mediations of Hindi Film Song

Jayson Beaster-Jones

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199993468
eISBN:
9780190200701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199993468.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

This book surveys the music of seventy years of Hindi films and provides a long-term investigation of film songs and their musical and cinematic conventions. Focusing on the music of Hindi language ... More

Bright Star of the WestJoe Heaney, Irish Song Man

Bright Star of the West: Joe Heaney, Irish Song Man

Sean Williams and Lillis Ó Laoire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195321180
eISBN:
9780199893713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321180.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, American

This book explores the life and performance practices of the Irish sean-nós singer Joe Heaney (1919–1984). Born in Connemara, Ireland, as an autonomous state was about to be created, Heaney grew up ... More

Carmen and the Staging of SpainRecasting Bizet's Opera in the Belle Epoque

Carmen and the Staging of Spain: Recasting Bizet's Opera in the Belle Epoque

Michael Christoforidis and Elizabeth Kertesz

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780195384567
eISBN:
9780190883508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195384567.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Carmen and the Staging of Spain explores the Belle Époque fascination with Spanish entertainment that refashioned Bizet’s opera and gave rise to an international “Carmen industry.” Authors Michael ... More

Classical and Romantic Performing Practice 1750-1900

Classical and Romantic Performing Practice 1750-1900

Clive Brown

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198161653
eISBN:
9780191716263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198161653.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Despite the continuing interest in historically informed vocal and instrumental performance practice, the relationship between a composer's notation and the sounds it was intended to elicit remains ... More

Colonial CounterpointMusic in Early Modern Manila

Colonial Counterpoint: Music in Early Modern Manila

D. R. M. Irving

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195378269
eISBN:
9780199864614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378269.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book reconnects the Philippines to current musicological discourse on the early modern Hispanic world. For two and a half centuries, the Philippine Islands were linked to Latin America and Spain ... More

Community MusicIn Theory and In Practice

Community Music: In Theory and In Practice

Lee Higgins

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199777839
eISBN:
9780199950218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777839.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Psychology of Music

This book draws upon his extensive experience to investigate an interventional approach to music making outside of formal teaching and learning situations. Working with historical, ethnographic, and ... More

The Culture of AIDS in AfricaHope and Healing Through Music and the Arts

The Culture of AIDS in Africa: Hope and Healing Through Music and the Arts

Gregory Barz and Judah Cohen (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199744473
eISBN:
9780190268183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744473.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book enters into the many worlds of expression brought forth across Africa by the ravaging presence of HIV/AIDS. Africans and non-Africans, physicians and social scientists, journalists and ... More

Dancing JewishJewish Identity in American Modern and Postmodern Dance

Dancing Jewish: Jewish Identity in American Modern and Postmodern Dance

Rebecca Rossen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199791767
eISBN:
9780199375851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791767.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

While Jews are commonly referred to as the “people of the book,” American Jewish choreographers have consistently turned to dance as a means to articulate personal and collective identities; tangle ... More

Dangdut StoriesA Social and Musical History of Indonesia's Most Popular Music

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

DanzónCircum-Carribean Dialogues in Music and Dance

Danzón: Circum-Carribean Dialogues in Music and Dance

Alejandro L. Madrid and Robin D. Moore

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199965809
eISBN:
9780199369874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199965809.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book studies the emergence, hemisphere-wide influence, historical, and contemporary significance of the danzón. Influenced initially by the European contradance tradition, elaborated as a ... More

A Different Voice, A Different SongReclaiming Community through the Natural Voice and World Song

A Different Voice, A Different Song: Reclaiming Community through the Natural Voice and World Song

Caroline Bithell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199354542
eISBN:
9780199354580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199354542.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book explores the history and significance of the natural voice movement and its culture of open-access community choirs, weekend workshops, and summer camps. Founded on the premise that ... More

Digital Tradition

Digital Tradition

Eliot Bates

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190215736
eISBN:
9780190215750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215736.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

Digital Tradition: Arrangement and Labor in Istanbul’s Recording Studio Culture is a study of the recording and production of traditional music in Istanbul. Istanbul is home to a multimillion dollar ... More

Discordant NotesMarginality and Social Control in Madrid, 1850-1930

Discordant Notes: Marginality and Social Control in Madrid, 1850-1930

Samuel Llano

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780199392469
eISBN:
9780199392490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199392469.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

Scholarship on urban culture and the senses has traditionally focused on the study of literature and the visual arts. Recent decades have seen a surge of interest in the effects of sound on the urban ... More

Dislocated MemoriesJews, Music, and Postwar German Culture

Dislocated Memories: Jews, Music, and Postwar German Culture

Tina Frühauf and Lily Hirsch

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199367481
eISBN:
9780199367504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367481.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

This book is devoted to Jewish music in Germany from 1945 to the turn of the twenty-first century, with pioneering recent research on its presence (actual, symbolic, or transnational) and ... More

Divine InspirationsMusic and Islam in Indonesias

Divine Inspirations: Music and Islam in Indonesias

David Harnish and Anne Rasmussen (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195385410
eISBN:
9780199896974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385410.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

Indonesia is celebrated for its courtly arts, its beautiful beaches, its tourist attractions, and its artisan marketplace. Yet long overdue is a look at Indonesian Islam as the source of and ... More

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