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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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‘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
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
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9780191776717
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10.1093/actrade/9780192854292.003.0002
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‘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
5. Music of the nations

5. Music of the nations  

Philip V. Bohlman

in World Music: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2002
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9780191776717
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10.1093/actrade/9780192854292.003.0005
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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
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9780191776717
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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
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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9780191776717
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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
Film Music: A Very Short Introduction

Film Music: A Very Short Introduction  

Kathryn Kalinak

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May 2010
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Sep 2013
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9780199365685
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10.1093/actrade/9780195370874.001.0001
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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
Folk Music: A Very Short Introduction

Folk Music: A Very Short Introduction  

Mark Slobin

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Feb 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780199365753
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10.1093/actrade/9780195395020.001.0001
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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
World Music: A Very Short Introduction

World Music: A Very Short Introduction  

Philip V. Bohlman

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May 2002
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Sep 2013
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9780191776717
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10.1093/actrade/9780192854292.001.0001
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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
5. Internal upsurge: movements and stars

5. Internal upsurge: movements and stars  

Mark Slobin

in Folk Music: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2011
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9780199365753
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10.1093/actrade/9780195395020.003.0005
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‘Internal upsurge: movements and stars’ describes the formation of folk music movements and the birth of folk music stars. Folk music can organize into and around collective movements, for ... More
6. Folk music today and tomorrow

6. Folk music today and tomorrow  

Mark Slobin

in Folk Music: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2011
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‘Folk music today and tomorrow’ outlines a potential framework for the future of folk music. Folk music operates on a number of circuits, both local and global. This has given rise to a ... More
2. How does film music work?

2. How does film music work?  

Kathryn Kalinak

in Film Music: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2010
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9780199365685
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10.1093/actrade/9780195370874.003.0002
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Film music can be music in its own right, but when it is ‘film music’ it is defined by its function within a cinematic field of reference. ‘How does film music work?’ introduces some of the ... More
1. In the beginning… myth and meaning in world music

1. In the beginning… myth and meaning in world music  

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/9780192854292.003.0001
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‘In the beginning . . . ’ looks at the first encounters, first meanings, and first musicians of world music from the missionary Jean de Léry's meeting with the Tupinamba of Brazil in 1557 ... More
4. Hybridity

4. Hybridity  

Robert J. C. Young

in Postcolonialism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2003
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Sep 2013
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9780191775451
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10.1093/actrade/9780192801821.003.0005
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‘Hybridity’ explores the musical form raï, which originally developed soon after independence in the cosmopolitan port city of Wahrān (Oran), in western Algeria. The term ‘raï’ literally ... More
1. Overview: sound and setting

1. Overview: sound and setting  

Mark Slobin

in Folk Music: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2011
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9780199365753
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10.1093/actrade/9780195395020.003.0001
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‘Overview: sounds and settings’ attempts to place folk music in a broad social context. There is no fixed definition of folk music. Indeed, even the International Folk Music Council have ... More
6. A history of film music III: 1960–present

6. A history of film music III: 1960–present  

Kathryn Kalinak

in Film Music: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2010
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The second half of the 20th century saw a transformation in film music. The varied practices that developed in terms of the use of song and background music began to join as a compilation ... More
3. Between myth and history

3. Between myth and history  

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/9780192854292.003.0003
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‘Between myth and history’ begins with the 1932 Cairo Congress of Arab Music, which brought together musicians, composers, and ethnomusicologists from the East and West. It then moves on to ... More
7. African American Islam

7. African American Islam  

Eddie S. Glaude

in African American Religion: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2014
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Sep 2014
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9780199380770
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10.1093/actrade/9780195182897.003.0007
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9780195182897
In some ways, Islam best represents the idea of African American religion as a practice of freedom and a sign of difference. For those African Americans who embraced Islam during the modern ... More

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