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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 190–206.
Published: 01 May 2016
... tension is absent: in North India it is common for audiences composed of both Hindus and Muslims to attend performances in which Hindu vocalists sing devotedly of Allah, and Muslim vocalists of Krishna. Hindustani musicians of whatever faith, it is argued, worship Nada-Brahman, the Hindu “Sound-God...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 530–550.
Published: 01 August 2013
... that can be observed as they emerge, mature, and rapidly decay. Central European modernism, represented here by Adolf Loos in architecture and by Arnold Schoenberg and Leoš Janáček in music, experimented with blurry regions between presence and absence, light and shadow, sound and silence. Loos disrupted...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 86–103.
Published: 01 January 2021
... Indian masters, both Hindu and Muslim, and concluded that it is the shared concept of a “sound-god” that brings them together on stage in peaceful celebration with audiences from religious communities often at odds. The author’s training in ethnomusicology began in India in 1992, immediately after...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 397–404.
Published: 01 August 2018
... that such courses involve both gains and losses. Learning to lecture in front of a blank screen in an airless studio is not easy but has its own rewards if a professional media staff amasses and edits images and sounds. Teaching assistants also have to develop new techniques for involving students in discussion...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 269–282.
Published: 01 April 2011
... way toward the mechanical writing and reproducing of sound). of reproducing and the writing opened that mechanical the thinking toward way conceptual and technical in evolutions various the traced prophetic (historians of audio culture like Jonathan Sterne and James Lastra have Some...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (3): 377–425.
Published: 01 August 2004
... Williams Rhyme, said John Milton, “the invention of a barbarous Age, to set off wretched matter and lame Meeter.” If he sounds testy, it is because he has taken much trouble over Paradise Lost, Common Knowledge 10:3...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (3): 595–607.
Published: 01 August 2002
... present and essential, that contributes to remembrance of the very thing language obstructs. Words are not only concepts but also sound. It is 599 true that the sonorous aspect of words often disappears behind their meaning, perhaps because the sound helps...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 104–105.
Published: 01 January 2021
... Messiahs (Century Media Records, 2018), 64 mins. In the music video Like Orpheus, by the Israeli heavy metal band Orphaned Land, an ultra- Orthodox Jewish man and a Muslim woman come to share a spiritual union through their love and devotion to the sounds of heavy metal. It is a union or communion...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 404–439.
Published: 01 September 2017
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 1–39.
Published: 01 January 2021
... belongs only to those who are sound of mind. Wherefore also it is customary to set up the tribe of prophets 4. Colish, Mirror of Language, 8. 5. On the topic of signs and their role in the development of Greek science and philosophy of nature, see Lloyd, Magic, Reason and Experience. 6. Bloch, Les...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 88–95.
Published: 01 January 2013
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (2): 280–308.
Published: 01 May 2021
... of commoners or other people, through which those present or absent might suffer some injury, shall be abolished and forbidden. 6 Folded together in this statute are instructions relating to sound and silence, and to music and speech both sacred and secular. Members were not to gossip, and they were...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 166–179.
Published: 01 January 2011
... the instrument; Balmont rightly said of him that he kissed sounds with his fingers. His fingers really did move smoothly and tenderly, as if taking their time, even lingering, so as to draw out the pleasure. He caressed every key, only for the piano to give birth...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 545–550.
Published: 01 August 2011
... in behind, didn’tstay to but leave had many it’s true, And v the sailors [are unwilling?] air? durable to words the stitched that outlawed melody the water,bridges or(asand yousay)roads ofrunning sound the nowlying screams limbs, anonymous with choked yard...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (2): 307–315.
Published: 01 April 2008
... and me, terrifies said, she ofnumbers, sound The together. be to hard trying hereweare Nevertheless, notis tonight. she said, of tonight, sound The FOR CARMEN...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (2): 278–290.
Published: 01 April 2008
... Beethoven regains half consciousness: half regains Beethoven he had ever only been borrowed. / Now back.” he taken was One being time, last themto acknowledge is real: that mortality “Theyhad to admit, retrospect,/ in   off carted be would sound of last the the world with him: “agitated voices...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 484–509.
Published: 01 September 2015
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (1): 97–153.
Published: 01 January 2009
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 407–430.
Published: 01 August 2020
..., rather than with a specific other for its characteristics. First Maire and then Yolland says, I love the sound of your speech (SP 427). Though the former is coded as Irish, the lines are identical, reinforcing the grammar of the expression that focuses the love on the foreignness rather than...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 478–483.
Published: 01 August 2008
.... Every song’s a winner on it. Telephone Road should not exist. I mean how can a sound so cluttered sound so clean I could eat Brian Wilson’s dinner on it? How can one note so clarify another, brother once-removed? I love my mother...