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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

Composing the WorldHarmony in the Medieval Platonic Cosmos

Composing the World: Harmony in the Medieval Platonic Cosmos

Andrew Hicks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190658205
eISBN:
9780190658236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658205.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Philosophy of Music

This book charts one constellation of musical metaphors, analogies, and expressive modalities embedded within late ancient and medieval cosmological discourse: that of a cosmos animated and ... More

Depression FolkGrassroots Music and Left-Wing Politics in 1930s America

Depression Folk: Grassroots Music and Left-Wing Politics in 1930s America

Ronald D. Cohen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628813
eISBN:
9781469628837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628813.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

The role of folk music, broadly defined, during the trying years of the Great Depression in the United States, 1929–40, with a particular focus on the role of left-wing political groups and ... More

Everything in its Right PlaceAnalyzing Radiohead

Everything in its Right Place: Analyzing Radiohead

Brad Osborn

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190629229
eISBN:
9780190629267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190629229.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Popular

Analyzing Radiohead advances the claim that, more than any rock artist since The Beatles, Radiohead’s music between 1997 and 2011 inhabits the sweet spot between two extremes: on the one hand, music ... More

Geographies of CubanidadPlace, Race, and Musical Performance in Contemporary Cuba

Geographies of Cubanidad: Place, Race, and Musical Performance in Contemporary Cuba

Rebecca M. Bodenheimer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781628462395
eISBN:
9781626746886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462395.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Derived from the nationalist writings of José Martí, the concept of Cubanidad (Cubanness) has always imagined a unified hybrid nation where racial difference is nonexistent and nationality trumps all ... More

Kika KilaHow the Hawaiian Steel Guitar Changed the Sound of Modern Music

Kika Kila: How the Hawaiian Steel Guitar Changed the Sound of Modern Music

John W. Troutman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627922
eISBN:
9781469627946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627922.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Since the nineteenth century, the distinct tones of kika kila, the Hawaiian steel guitar, have defined the island sound. Here historian and steel guitarist John W. Troutman offers the instrument's ... More

KlezmerMusic, History, and Memory

Klezmer: Music, History, and Memory

Walter Zev Feldman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190244514
eISBN:
9780190244545
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190244514.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Klezmer: Music, History and Memory is the first comprehensive study of the music created by the Jewish musicians’ guild of Eastern Europe—the klezmorim. Klezmer music was the unique example of an ... More

Kwaito's PromiseMusic and the Aesthetics of Freedom in South Africa

Kwaito's Promise: Music and the Aesthetics of Freedom in South Africa

Gavin Steingo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226362403
eISBN:
9780226362687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226362687.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book examines kwaito, a form of electronic music that emerged alongside the democratization of South Africa in the mid-1990s and came to represent the voice of the black youth in the ... More

Lions of the NorthSounds of the New Nordic Radical Nationalism

Lions of the North: Sounds of the New Nordic Radical Nationalism

Benjamin R. Teitelbaum

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190212599
eISBN:
9780190212629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190212599.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book uses ethnography to analyze the musical practices of contemporary radical nationalism in the Nordic region. The region—and Sweden in particular—gained international distinction during the ... More

Locating the Voice in FilmCritical Approaches and Global Practices

Locating the Voice in Film: Critical Approaches and Global Practices

Tom Whittaker and Sarah Wright (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190261122
eISBN:
9780190261153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190261122.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

While previous studies on the voice have tended to focus on Hollywood film, this volume aims to extend the field to other cinemas from around the world, encompassing Latin America, Asia and Africa ... More

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