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Published: 27 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388050-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8805-0
...2 $ From the Palace to the Street staging ‘‘classical’’ music Not long after the advent of the Europeans, the Goddess of Indian Music had to jump from the palace into the open street. —M. S. Ramaswamy Aiyar, Lectures on Indian Music The staging of Karnatic music in public concerts...
Published: 12 November 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380986-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8098-6
Published: 27 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388050
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8805-0
Published: 11 October 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390558-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9055-8
... Robert Fink ORCH5, or the Classical Ghost in the Hip-Hop Machine Germany has a very long classical music tradition. 15 RALF HÜTTER OF KRAFTWERK I The DJ plays your favorite blasts, Takes you back to the past– Music’s magic...
Published: 18 August 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388685-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8868-5
... 2 Naruse at P.C.L. Toward a Japanese Classical Cinema, 1935–1937 Embedded in the seductive imaging of the modern girl was the formation of a new women’s consciousness that the prevailing system of authority had not...
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395966-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9596-6
...2. IIA Hodge-Podge of Cuttings and Splicings" The Mode ofProduction and the Style of Classical Exploitation Films It is no wonder that the screenwriting credits are missing from the opening titles. I don't think a writer was ever remotely involved with [The Pace That Kills...
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395966-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9596-6
...9. Conclusion The End of Classical Exploitation 1960 is not a year I recall fondly, financially. The sex-hygiene shows were waning, book sales dropping alarmingly. If the drooling masses wanted to read about sex, they could buy Playboy-in that magazine they didn't even have to...
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397212-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9721-2
...p A R T I I I H I• s t o r y JOHN BURT FOSTER JR. Magical Realism, Compensatory Vision, and Felt History: Classical Realism Transformed in The White Hotel The title of...
Published: 24 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373315-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7331-5
... aesthetically opposed to fast tempo bebop and its their intellectual leanings, and further complicated by French ambivalence toward the United States. The chapter also compares jazz to classical music and describes how jazz influenced popular music, literature, and film. ...
Published: 08 May 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391920-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9192-0
..., eliminating all the African-­ derived musical instruments: Cumbia and other styles that belong to coastal music are a classic instantiation of a black inspirational tradition that, with time, has been turning “white.” Previously, it was attacked, when in the past it was practiced independently...
Published: 04 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374497-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... Musical improvisation may be understood as the negotiation of subjectivities in the immediacy of the intercorporeal encounter. Safa is an intercultural Canadian musical ensemble that combines Iranian classical music, free jazz, and Latin percussion. The musicians are invested in maintaining...
Published: 02 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383376-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8337-6
...-critique within musicology. Scholars can be cut o√ from valuable syncretic insights into musical culture by out-of- date dualisms marching in lockstep: musicology versus cultural studies, analysis versus interpretation, even classical music versus popular music. That last binarism seems to underpin...
Published: 27 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388050-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8805-0
... musicians were Tamil vocalists singing in Tamil Nadu, the lyrics they sang—and the songs that were considered the heart of Karnatic classical repertoire—were almost entirely in Telugu? can the subaltern sing? 151 The Tamil music movement was more than a demand that...
Published: 12 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389972-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8997-2
... is capable of pulling together the many juxtaposed scenes of the spot, this ability does not of course suggest a particular style for this ad.The Welsh composer, arranger, and conductor Karl Jenkins (who has a background in both rock and classical music) fashioned a sound that seemed to unite in...
Published: 02 February 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372400-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7240-0
... wielded enormous power over aesthetic and critical imaginations within both popular­ and “classical” ­music realms, and across similar categories that operate in other art forms, as well.2 Often working alongside authenticity in the pro­cesses of cultural validation for specific types of ­music...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397786-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9778-6
... threatened to quit because of her inability, after five years of lessons, to play the violin classics of Mendelssohn and Tchaikovsky. Her composer-father was thankful when Wayne Logue, a violin repairman, suggested a book of "old-time" fiddle tunes as the sort of music that might interest the...
Published: 05 June 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393917-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9391-7
... considerably higher quality than those received as a result of one classical music program that we had. The stationery, the English and the evidences of culture on the part of the writers were decidedly higher than the average. This is an unusual response: [the] Atwater Kent [program] may put on [oper...
Published: 08 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374947-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... This essay addresses the ideological work of aurality in two now-classic novels that chronicle the last days of the British Empire and the emergence of Indian nationalism: E. M. Forster’s A Passage to India (1924) and Rabindranath Tagore’s The Home and the World (1919). Both novels make...
Published: 18 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374695-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7469-5
... “All Voice; All Ears: From the Figure of Sound to the Practice of Music” is concerned with common assumptions about music and its definition. One major problem with the naming process in general is that the name becomes an index for an experiential phenomenon. Relying on the index, we become...
Published: 01 January 2003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8496-0
... motion. A five-second phrase may actu- ally have taken shape in an hour, and so every note can be studied and considered and turned over and revised until it’s just right. But it’s more than that, too. It’s no accident that classical pieces tend to be longer than much other music, because working out...