Download e-book for kindle: Soundtracks : Popular Music, Identity and Place by John Connell

By John Connell

ISBN-10: 0203269292

ISBN-13: 9780203269299

ISBN-10: 0203448391

ISBN-13: 9780203448397

ISBN-10: 0415170273

ISBN-13: 9780415170277

ISBN-10: 0415170281

ISBN-13: 9780415170284

Sound Tracks is the 1st entire publication at the new geography of renowned song, reading the advanced hyperlinks among locations, track and cultural identities. It offers an interdisciplinary viewpoint on neighborhood, nationwide and international scenes, from the 'Mersey' and 'Icelandic' sounds to 'world music', and explores the various meanings of tune in a number nearby contexts.In a global of intensified globalisation, hyperlinks among house, song and identification are more and more tenuous, but locations supply credibility to track, no longer least within the 'country', and tune is usually associated with position, as a stake to originality, a declare to culture and as a advertising and marketing gadget. This publication develops new views on those relationships and the way they're positioned inside of cultural and geographical notion.

Show description

Read or Download Soundtracks : Popular Music, Identity and Place PDF

Best popular books

Download PDF by Philip Furia: The Songs of Hollywood

From "Over the Rainbow" to "Moon River" and Al Jolson to Barbra Streisand, The Songs of Hollywood strains the interesting heritage of music in movie, either in musicals and in dramatic videos comparable to excessive midday. good illustrated with two hundred movie stills, this pleasant publication sheds a lot mild on a few of Hollywood's most sensible recognized and enjoyed repertoire, explaining how the movie made yes songs memorable and highlighting vital moments of movie background alongside the way in which.

Download PDF by John Connell: Soundtracks : Popular Music, Identity and Place

Sound Tracks is the 1st accomplished publication at the new geography of well known song, interpreting the advanced hyperlinks among areas, track and cultural identities. It presents an interdisciplinary standpoint on neighborhood, nationwide and worldwide scenes, from the 'Mersey' and 'Icelandic' sounds to 'world music', and explores the various meanings of song in quite a number nearby contexts.

Read e-book online Music of the Postwar Era (American History through Music) PDF

On the finish of WWII, topics in song shifted from infantrymen' studies at struggle to coming domestic, marrying their sweethearts, and returning to civilian lifestyles. The track itself additionally shifted, with crooners comparable to Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra exchanging the large Bands of years previous. state tune, jazz, and gospel endured to adapt, and rhythm and blues and the recent rock and roll have been additionally renowned in this time.

John Shand's Jazz: The Australian Accent PDF

Jazz: The Australian accessory explores the original advancements in Australian jazz over the past two decades. via interviews, anecdotes, research, and a significant other CD, best song journalist John Shand presents a desirable perception into the cutting edge, state-of-the-art scene that's Australian jazz. He argues that the jazz has turn into a defining strength in our cultural panorama and that it truly is as vigorous and leading edge as any in a foreign country.

Additional info for Soundtracks : Popular Music, Identity and Place

Example text

Hence ‘Kaluli songs map the sound world as a space–time continuum of place, of connection, of exchange, of travel, of memory, of fear, of longing and of possibility’ (Feld 2000b: 199). More than in most other cultures the environment contributed to the creation of a musical ethos. See: Feld 1982, 1984. 26 M U S I C A N D P L AC E : ‘ F I X I N G AU T H E N T I C I T Y ’ Unravelling authenticity: roots and regional traditions Traditional music is imbricated within local culture, and inseparable from it: an expression of the ethos of small-scale society.

Friedson 1996: xvi). Nature and society were indistinguishable, music linked rituals and everyday life, and aesthetic configurations were part of a comprehensive pattern of reality. Relatively simple divisions and relationships are more intricate in complex societies. Amongst the Aymara of the Peruvian Andes mountains, groups of 23 M U S I C A N D P L AC E : ‘ F I X I N G AU T H E N T I C I T Y ’ panpipe players accompany community festivals. Panpipe players are divided into three groups – broadly high, medium and low voices – and in contrast to European musical forms where the high and low voices are most important, the Aymara consider the middle group the most important.

Monroe, eventually a mandolin player, grew up in western Kentucky, far from the bluegrass district, while Scruggs and Platt, both guitarists, were from North Carolina. Bluegrass had a brief boom before it was ignored by radio stations because of its connotation of ‘old-time hayseeds’, only to benefit from the folk-song revival of the 1950s and 1960s when it was seen as ‘the living link back to the older acoustic forms of country and folk music’ (Peterson 1997: 213) or ‘the latest expression of poor, rural, working-class pioneer America’ (Rosenberg 1985: 13).

Download PDF sample

Soundtracks : Popular Music, Identity and Place by John Connell

by Jeff

Rated 4.48 of 5 – based on 28 votes