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Music, power, and politics

Author: Annie Janeiro Randall
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Essays by scholars from around the world explore the means by which music's long-acknowledged potential to persuade, seduce, indoctrinate, rouse, incite, or even silence listeners has been used to  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Annie Janeiro Randall
ISBN: 0415943647 9780415943642
OCLC Number: 54079486
Description: viii, 286 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A censorship of forgetting : origins and origin myths of Battle hymn of the republic / Annie J. Randall --
Discipline and choralism : the birth of musical colonialism / G. Olwage --
Power needs names : hegemony, folklorization, and the viejitos dance of Michoacán, Mexico / R. Hellier-Tinoco --
The power to influence minds : German folk music during the Nazi era and after / B. Sweers --
The making of a national musical icon : Xian Xinghai and his Yellow River cantata / Hon-Lun Yang --
Dancing for the eternal president / K. Howard --
The power of recently revitalized Serbian rural folk music in urban settings / J. Jovanovic --
Hands off my instrument! / H. Reddington --
Barbadian tuk music, a fusion of musical cultures / S. Meredith --
There goes the transnational neighborhood : calypso buys a bungalow / M. Eldridge --
Fighting for the right (to) party? : discursive negotiations of power in pre-unification East German popular music / E. Larkey --
Who's listening? / B. Hogg --
Subversion and counter-subversion : power, control and meaning in the new Iranian pop music / L. Nooshin.
Responsibility: edited by Annie J. Randall.
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"This volume is a full frontal attack on the commonplace view of music as little more than innocent diversion or entertainment. Touching on folk revivals, totalitarian spectacles, censorship, and Read more...

 
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