Download PDF by Bob W. White: Music and Globalization: Critical Encounters

By Bob W. White

ISBN-10: 0253223652

ISBN-13: 9780253223654

"World track" emerged as a advertisement and musical classification within the Eighties, yet in a few experience track has continually been international. throughout the metaphor of encounters, track and Globalization explores the dynamics that permit or prevent cross-cultural conversation via track. within the tales instructed through the members, we meet famous gamers equivalent to David Byrne, Peter Gabriel, Sting, Ry Cooder, Fela Kuti, and Gilberto Gil, but additionally lesser-known characters comparable to the Senegalese Afro-Cuban singer Laba Sosseh and Raramuri mess around avid gamers from northwest Mexico. This assortment demonstrates that cautious ancient and ethnographic research of world track can express us how globalization operates and what, if whatever, we as shoppers need to do with it.

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In their usage it refers to the main figure in the New Year Carnival (dressed in a costume derived from that of the nineteenth-­century minstrels, which in the past consisted of a tailcoat, top hat, and large bowtie but today is reduced to trousers and a jacket in troupe colors, and a T-­shirt, small hat, parasol, and face makeup) and symbolizes the celebrations in which they could then participate. This is one of the rare moments of the year when, in the twentieth century, they managed to forget the humiliations they suffered and the economic difficulties they faced.

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