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Digital tradition : arrangement and labor in Istnbul's recording studio culture

Digital tradition : arrangement and labor in Istnbul's recording studio culture

Author: Eliot Bates
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [2016]
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In one of the first ethnographies of contemporary studio music production, author Eliot Bates investigates the emergence of a transnational market for Anatolian minority popular musics in the Turkish  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eliot Bates
ISBN: 9780190215736 0190215739 9780190215743 0190215747
OCLC Number: 962403242
Description: xviii, 321 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Contents List of illustrationsPreface and acknowledgmentsNotes about languageMap of TurkeyPart 1: A digital tradition of arrangementChapter 1: Arrangement and engineeringArrangement and arrangersEngineering and engineersSocial, technical, musical thingsResearch methodologyChapter 2: TraditionDiscourses of tradition and placeProblems of place and identityTraditions of workPart 2: Arranged histories and arrangement industriesChapter 3: Arranged folklore in early Republican TurkeyThe demand for folkloreA source-resource model for analyzing derlemeFolklore at the birth of the RepublicFolklore institutions during the one-party eraFolklore and mass-media in the multi-party eraMusical practices of arrangement, cleaning and restorationCultural geographies of village, town, city and nationPostscript: revisiting Altun KarahanChapter 4: The Anatolian "ethnic" music industryThe growth of Turkey's recorded music industryIndustries and ortak-sEthnic language politics and emerging marketsUniversity ensembles: Grup Yorum, Karde,s Turkuler and Zu&ga,si BerepeOrganizational and production networks: the role and legacy of Kalan Muzik YapimConcerns with foreign perceptionsSocial networks and the nature of professionsNegotiating outside actorsPart 3: The recording studio assemblage in IstanbulChapter 5: The experience of studio workAuditory images and "visions" of the song arrangementStudio listening modalities and technologies of auditionLatenciesBuilt environments and social dynamicsChapter 6: DigitalHearing digital data, visualizing Anatolian soundings: synesthesia in the studioDigital audio, music, and non-musical soundAcoustic instruments and indirect computer usersChapter 7: Aesthetic keywords of the studioIntroductionDenge/denk/denk gelmek: balance and suitabilityFena de&gil and oldu galiba: the aesthetics of "not bad" when mixes happenTav)ir, yorum and the art of interpretationRenk enstrumanlar)iParlak and buyuk sesAesthetic relationsPart 4: Case studies in arranged musicChapter 8: Arranged music and the doenem filmi genreAnalyzing film music and soundThe d:onem filmi genreVizontele (2001) and the formation of a new film music genreBeynelmilel (2006) and the problems of leitmotifOEzlem Taner's "Kara Tren/ Seher :Inende"D:onem films as technological tragic comediesChapter 9: Arranging the Black SeaFinding the KaradenizG:okhan Birben, "Hele Mele" (on the outside)G:okhan Birben, "Denizde Dalga Birdur" (there's a wave in the ocean)Bizim Ya,sar Kabaosmano&glu, "Nenni Nenni"Fatih Ya,sar "Sirlarumi Soeyledum" (I told my secrets to the smoke on the mountain)Fatih Ya,sar "Ciktum Yuksek Da&glara" (I headed up the high mountain)Ay,senur Kolivar, "Mavili E,sarbumi / Lafun Aykirisi" (Blue scarf / Against this nonsense)Chapter 10: Towards a methodology for the study of digital music productionMethodological ImplicationsGlossaryBibliographyMediagraphy (audio recordings, feature films, and TV shows)Index
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In Eliot Batess ethnographic Digital Tradition, he explores folk and traditional Turkish, Kurdish, and Laz music as it is recorded and distributed with 21st century digital recording technology and Read more...

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