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Ethnomusicology : a contemporary reader

Author: Jennifer C Post
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2006.
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Ethnomusicology: A Contemporary Reader is designed to supplement a textbook for an introductory course in ethnomusicology. It offers a cross section of the best new writing in the field from the last 15-20 years. Many instructors supplement textbook readings and listening assignments with scholarly articles that provide more in-depth information on geographic regions and topics and introduce issues that can  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Ethnomusicology.
New York : Routledge, 2006
(DLC) 2005013598
(OCoLC)60375418
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer C Post
ISBN: 9781136089541 1136089543 9780203036037 0203036034
OCLC Number: 839305222
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 446 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Part I. Commodification and consumption --
Sultans of spin : Syrian sacred music on the world stage / Jonathan H. Shannon --
Sounds like the Mall of America : programmed music and the architectonics of commercial space / Jonathan Sterne --
Part II. Cultural tourism and travel --
Culture, tourism, and cultural tourism : boundaries and frontiers in performances of Balinese music and dance / Peter Dunbar-Hall --
Folk festival as modern ritual in the Polish Tatra Mountains / Timothy J. Cooley --
Part III. Gender and sexuality --
Taiko and the Asian/ American body : drums, rising sun, and the question of gender / Deborah Wong --
Empowering self, making choices, creating spaces : black female identity via rap music performance / Cheryl L. Keyes --
The frame drum in the Middle East : women, musical instruments, and power / Veronica Doubleday --
Part IV. Globalization and glocalization --
On redefining the 'local' through world music / Jocelyne Guilbault --
The canned sardine spirit takes the mic / Marina Roseman --
A musical instrument travels around the world : jenbe playing in Bamako, West Africa, and beyond ; Rainer Polak --
Part V. Media, technology, and technoculture --
Mozart in mirrorshades : ethnomusicology, technology, and the politics of representation / René T.A. Lysloff --
Technology and the production of Islamic space : the call to prayer in Singapore / Tong Soon Lee --
Acting up, talking tech : New York rock musicians and their metaphors of technology / Leslie C. Gay, Jr. --
Part VI. Nationalism and transnationalism --
The sonic dimensions of nationalism in modern China : musical representation and transformation / Sue Tuohy --
Russia's new anthem and the negotiation of national identity / J. Martin Daughtry --
'Mezanmi, kouman nou ye? : my friends, how are you?' : musical constructions of the Haitian transnation / Gage Averill --
'Indian' music in the diaspora : case studies of "chutney" in Trinidad and in London / Tina K. Ramnarine --
Part VII. Place and embodiment. The embodiment of salsa : musicians, instruments, and the performance of a Latin style and identity / Patria Roman-Velazquez --
Dueling landscapes : singing places and identities in Highland Bolivia / Tom Solomon --
Part VIII. Racial and ethnic identities --
American Indian rap and reggae : dancing to the beat of a different drummer / Neal Ullestad --
From 'I'm a Lapp' to 'I am Saami' : popular music and changing images of indigenous ethnicity in Scandinavia / Richard Jones-Bamman --
Part IX. Social and political action --
Cajun music, cultural revival : theorizing political action in popular music / Mark Mattern --
Nitmiluk : place and empowerment in Australian Aboriginal popular music / Chris Gibson and Peter Dunbar-Hall --
Culture, conservation, and community reconstruction : explorations in advocacy ethnomusicology and participatory action research in northern KwaZulu Natal / Angela Impey.
Responsibility: edited by Jennifer C. Post.
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