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Published: 21 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373117-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7311-7
... stage in Havana, as recorded in the anthropological field in Trinidad, Brazil, and Cuba or in studios in New York City and Havana, and listened to in the laboratory or domestic spaces, ­were disposed to localizing that ­music in temporally and spatially distant lo- cations, the efect of which was...
Published: 03 March 2014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7710-8
... FOUR  The Antiques Trade Free Improvisation and Record Culture The improvised music scene, at least in some quarters, seems to have sunk into an obsession with dates and who did what first. . . . For improvised music, in thirty-­ odd years, to have...
Published: 14 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375531-039
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7553-1
... five track marks o ncology of the record album Flat First and most decisive argument in contemporary audio technologies: cylinder or disc? Flatness, the victor, creates two sides—later “A” and “B.” In a way, that decision establishes the first binarism in sound representa- tion...
Published: 14 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375531-051
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7553-1
... s un ra An Afro- Space- Jazz Imaginary—The Printed Record of El Saturn Working out of a base of operations on the South Side of Chicago in the late 1950s and early 1960s, musician Sun Ra created an array of objects as distinc- tive in appearance as they were in sound. With Saturn Records...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385110-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8511-0
... Record Pools, Music Labels, 6. expansion New Clubs Whereas radio djs operated as the representatives of modernity, disco...
Published: 27 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394631-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9463-1
... unequivocally that “much useful work and Your Country” . . . may be done . . . by securing accurate representations of old buildings,” for that work would thereby furnish “a Amateur Photographers record for posterity” whose accuracy “could not be dis- and the Survey and puted” and whose “interest in...
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397663-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9766-3
...chapter six Off the Record Jazz and the Production of Black Culture In Sula, the most highly individualized character distinguishes herself by cutting relations to others altogether. To the extent that the com• munity bonds together, it does so by means of Sula: she...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-081
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
...Record of Understanding F. W. de Klerk and Nelson Mandela The codesa (Convention for a Democratic South Africa) II talks collapsed in June 1992 following the horrific massacre in Boipatong township, where at least forty-­six people were murdered. Reports immediately implicated the Inkatha...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373155-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7315-5
... Track two introduces the Vinyl Freak column, explaining the motivation for writing the monthly entries for the jazz magazine and considering the demise and then unexpected return of vinyl records in the waning era of CDs, with special consideration given to the materiality of the vinyl LP, as...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373155-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7315-5
... his early involvement in collecting, as a clerk at a record store, beginning to collect jazz and avant-garde music, recalling in multiple anecdotes his adventures acquiring prized LPs. The piece ends with a comparison of several kinds of collector, from the “amassing” record buyer to the “connoisseur...
Book: Castaway
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396208-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9620-8
... from The Emperor's Book of Bad Days For the Record He called for his scribe. Like that . . . whatsisname? The old monarch English children sing if? He called for his scribe, not pipe. No bowl. Unless a full-stemmed red newly...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397090-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9709-0
...16. Record of a Living Being Record ofa Living Being (Ikimono no kiroku, 1955) is about a man who fears the possibility of nuclear extermination so much that he even• tually goes insane. The protagonist Nakajima (Mifune Toshiro), the owner of a foundry, tries to emigrate to Brazil with...
Published: 25 August 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391029
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9102-9
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By Anthony DeCurtis
Published: 01 January 1998
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9792-2
... makeshift studio in the town of Bristol, Tennessee, and in two weeks recorded seventy-six tracks by nineteen different performers. Among the artists discovered at those sessions were Jimmie Rodgers and the Carter Family, and every significant strain of what we now call country music was captured on...
... PArt i. sound recording sound recording Introduction Mark Katz Imagine encountering recorded music for the first time. Say, for example, that you enter a room that is empty except for a smallish box sitting on a table, and emanating from it is a human...
Published: 03 March 2014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7710-8
... THREE  John Cage, Recording Artist I’ve all along spoken against records at the same time that I’ve permitted their being made and have even encouraged it; but I’ve always said that a record is not faithful to the nature of music. —John Cage Certain details may...
Published: 30 March 2012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9503-4
... L’Illustration Le Matin La paroisse bretonne Le petit parisien War Sao: Organe central des bretons émancipés de la région parisienne appendix Marriage Records French demographic records o...
Published: 05 June 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393917-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9391-7
... sound recording Readings Compiled by Mark Katz Predictions 1. Thomas A. Edison, “The Phonograph and Its Future” North American Review 126 (1878), 530–36 Of all the writer’s inventions, none has commanded such profound and earn- est attention throughout the...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378471-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7847-1
...Index of Compositions and Recordings This index lists only compositions and recordings by Anthony Braxton, Duke Ellington, and Sun Ra. References to other musicians are listed in the Index. BRAXTON, ANTHONY Trillium-Dialogues M, 197, 198-201...
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379263-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7926-3
... Elizabeth Hill Boone visual systems of recording and/or communicating infor- I ntrod uction: mation in Pre-Columbian America have always been diffi• It to categorize...