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Global perspectives on orchestras : collective creativity and social agency

Author: Tina K Ramnarine
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]
Series: Studies in musical performance as creative practice, 4
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Global Perspectives on Orchestras offers innovative approaches to thinking about orchestras. It adopts ethnographic and comparative perspectives on symphony, Caribbean steel, Indian film orchestras and Indonesian gamelan ensembles. By considering the orchestra in diverse historical, intercultural and postcolonial contexts, the volume generates enhanced appreciation of this creative, political and social practice.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Global perspectives on orchestras.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2016042332
(OCoLC)961266533
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tina K Ramnarine
ISBN: 9780199352241 0199352240
OCLC Number: 1013462223
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: ContentsList of Illustrations Contributors Introduction: Global perspectives on orchestras Tina K. Ramnarine Part 1: Community and Capital in Orchestral Contexts Chapter 1: Cultural demand and supply in an imperial trading centre: developing the Liverpool Philharmonic Society Orchestra in the mid-nineteenth centuryFiona M. Palmer Chapter 2: Context, community and social capital in the governance of a New Zealand orchestraHenry Johnson Chapter 3: Musical ambition and community-building in Trinidad and Tobago's steel orchestrasShannon Dudley Chapter 4: Steel orchestras and tassa bands: multiculturalism, collective creativity, and debating co-national instruments in Trinidad and TobagoChristopher L. Ballengee Chapter 5: Pioneering the orchestra-owned label: LSO Live in an industry in crisisAnanay Aguilar Part 2: Intercultural Orchestral Collaborations Chapter 6: Voices on the wind: eddies of possibility for Australia's orchestral futureSamuel Curkpatrick Chapter 7: The women's international gamelan group at the Pondok Pekak: intercultural collective music making and performance in Bali, IndonesiaJonathan McIntosh Chapter 8: Gamelanesque effects: musical impressions of Java and Bali in interwar America, Matthew Isaac Cohen Chapter 9: 'Every town our home town': how a Finnish symphony orchestra collaborates with South Indian Carnatic musiciansEero Hameenniemi Chapter 10: Orchestra and song: musical narratives in Tamil filmsMekala Padmanabhan Chapter 11: The Hindi film orchestra: cinema, sounds and meaningsAnna Morcom Chapter 12: Orchestras and musical intersections with regimental bands, black minstrel troupes, and jazz in India, 1830s-1940sBradley Shope Part 3: Decolonizing and Postcolonial Orchestral Contexts Chapter 13: Tiki Taane's With Strings Attached: Alive & Orchestrated and postcolonial identity politics in New ZealandOli Wilson Chapter 14: State orchestras and multiculturalism in SingaporeShzr Ee Tan Chapter 15: The British symphony orchestra and the Arts Council of Great Britain: examining the orchestra in its economic and institutional environmentsBenjamin Wolf Chapter 16: Orchestrating the nation: court orchestras, nationalism and agency in VietnamBarley Norton Chapter 17: Orchestral connections in the cultures of decolonization: reflections on British, Caribbean and Indian contextsTina K. Ramnarine Index
Series Title: Studies in musical performance as creative practice, 4
Responsibility: edited by Tina K. Ramnarine.

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Global Perspectives on Orchestras offers innovative approaches to thinking about orchestras. It adopts ethnographic and comparative perspectives on symphony, Caribbean steel, Indian film orchestras and Indonesian gamelan ensembles. By considering the orchestra in diverse historical, intercultural and postcolonial contexts, the volume generates enhanced appreciation of this creative, political and social practice.

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