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Introduction

Introduction  

Richard Carlin

in Country Music: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2020
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Nov 2019
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9780190902872
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190902841.003.0009
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9780190902841
The Introduction explains that like all popular music styles, the best country music balances the personal with the commercial; it is both nostalgic and progressive, reflecting earlier ... More
5. Music of the nations

5. Music of the nations  

Philip V. Bohlman

in World Music: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2002
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776717
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854292.003.0005
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9780192854292
Through an evaluation of the Eurovision Song Contest that, since its inception in 1956, has had the aim to foster European unity, ‘Music of the nations’ considers the complex relationship ... More
7. Colonial musics, post- colonial worlds, and the globalization of world music

7. Colonial musics, post- colonial worlds, and the globalization of world music  

Philip V. Bohlman

in World Music: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2002
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776717
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854292.003.0007
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‘Colonial musics, post-colonial worlds, and the globalization of world music’ discusses global music in the modern world from street musicians in the new Eastern Europe to world music ... More
2. The West and the world

2. The West and the world  

Philip V. Bohlman

in World Music: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2002
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776717
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854292.003.0002
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9780192854292
‘The West and the world’ questions the use and abuse of power in recording, collecting, and anthologizing world music through two case studies — the Demonstration Collection and Music of ... More
1. What does film music do?

1. What does film music do?  

Kathryn Kalinak

in Film Music: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2010
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Sep 2013
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9780199365685
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195370874.003.0001
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9780195370874
Music in film achieves a number of things: it establishes setting; it creates atmosphere; it calls attention to elements; it reinforces or foreshadows narrative developments; it gives ... More
3. Why does film music work?

3. Why does film music work?  

Kathryn Kalinak

in Film Music: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2010
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365685
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195370874.003.0003
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Film music has power over its audience. Why? There is a body of theory about the sources of film's powers and pleasures, and the way in which they are tied to the presence of music in film. ... More
Conclusion

Conclusion  

Kathryn Kalinak

in Film Music: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2010
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Sep 2013
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9780199365685
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10.1093/actrade/9780195370874.003.0008
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Film music continues to be a part of film production today. Its practice has become indispensable to the marketability of films worldwide. Soundtracks often precede a film's release and may ... More
1. ‘Movement of Jah people’: the history of Rastafari in Jamaica

1. ‘Movement of Jah people’: the history of Rastafari in Jamaica  

Ennis B. Edmonds

in Rastafari: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191777844
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10.1093/actrade/9780199584529.003.0002
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9780199584529
Jamaica is steeped in the tradition of charismatic preachers proclaiming divine messages, at least since the 1860s, a decade of spiritual interest and excitement in Christianity. The most ... More
6. ‘The head cornerstone’: Rastafari and Caribbean culture

6. ‘The head cornerstone’: Rastafari and Caribbean culture  

Ennis B. Edmonds

in Rastafari: A Very Short Introduction

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Dec 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191777844
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10.1093/actrade/9780199584529.003.0007
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9780199584529
Rastafari came from humble beginnings, yet it was able to become a huge creative force influencing cultural production in Jamaica and beyond. The influence Rastafari has had on contemporary ... More
1. Roots of the blues

1. Roots of the blues  

Elijah Wald

in The Blues: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2010
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Sep 2013
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9780199365760
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10.1093/actrade/9780195398939.003.0002
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9780195398939
‘The roots of the blues’ outlines the genesis of blues music. Blues music hit the mainstream in 1912, when W.C. Hardy's Memphis Blues caused a national craze. The roots of the blues can be ... More
4. Music of the folk

4. Music of the folk  

Philip V. Bohlman

in World Music: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2002
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Sep 2013
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9780191776717
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854292.003.0004
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‘Music of the folk’ first considers the prominence of folk music in Hungary and the composers Béla Bartók and Zoltan Kodaly. How folk songs and folk music became world music is then ... More
World Music: A Very Short Introduction

World Music: A Very Short Introduction  

Philip V. Bohlman

Print Publication Year: 
May 2002
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776717
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854292.001.0001
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9780192854292
World Music: A Very Short Introduction shows how ‘world music’ has emerged as an invention of the West from encounters with other cultures and presents its modern diversity ... More
Folk Music: A Very Short Introduction

Folk Music: A Very Short Introduction  

Mark Slobin

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780199365753
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195395020.001.0001
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9780195395020
Folk Music: A Very Short Introduction explores a remarkably diverse musical genre. It considers folk musical traditions from across the globe, everything from music to ... More
Film Music: A Very Short Introduction

Film Music: A Very Short Introduction  

Kathryn Kalinak

Print Publication Year: 
May 2010
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365685
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195370874.001.0001
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9780195370874
Film Music: A Very Short Introduction focuses on the most central issues in the practice of film music. What is film music? How is it composed? How does film music work? The ... More
Ethnomusicology: A Very Short Introduction

Ethnomusicology: A Very Short Introduction  

Timothy Rice

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2014
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Dec 2013
eISBN: 
9780199375257
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199794379.001.0001
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9780199794379
Ethnomusicology: A Very Short Introduction describes this growing discipline, showing how modern researchers go about studying music from around the world, looking for insights ... More
6. Vagabond reverie

6. Vagabond reverie  

Robert Wokler

in Rousseau: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2001
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Sep 2013
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9780191775475
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192801982.003.0006
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9780192801982
‘Vagabond reverie’ assesses the inspiration and imagination that shaped Rousseau's work. The New Héloïse was written as a work of fantasy to help him to deal with his unrequited love for ... More
6. Diaspora

6. Diaspora  

Philip V. Bohlman

in World Music: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2002
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Sep 2013
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9780191776717
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10.1093/actrade/9780192854292.003.0006
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9780192854292
‘Diaspora’ is concerned with the effect of human displacement on world music after the ‘discovery’ of the New World by Columbus in 1492. Three diasporas, each historicizing different ... More
1. The formation of Augustine's mind: Cicero, Mani, Plato, Christ

1. The formation of Augustine's mind: Cicero, Mani, Plato, Christ  

Henry Chadwick

in Augustine: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2001
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Sep 2013
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9780191776762
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10.1093/actrade/9780192854520.003.0001
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9780192854520
Augustine was a prolific writer. He was born in ad 354 and died in 430. He lived mostly in Roman North Africa. ‘The formation of Augustine's mind: Cicero, Mani, Plato, Christ’ looks at how ... More
4. Morality and its Discontents

4. Morality and its Discontents  

Michael Tanner

in Nietzsche: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776670
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10.1093/actrade/9780192854148.003.0004
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9780192854148
Nietzsche's fundamental concern throughout his life was to plot the relationship between suffering and culture, or cultures. ‘Morality and its Discontents’ shows that correlative with this ... More
9. Philosophizing with a Hammer

9. Philosophizing with a Hammer  

Michael Tanner

in Nietzsche: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776670
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854148.003.0009
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9780192854148
‘Philosophizing with a Hammer’ is concerned with Nietzsche's work in 1888, the last year of his sane life, where he devoted himself to further polemics, written in a style of hard clarity ... More

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