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Scattered Musics

Scattered Musics

Martha I. Chew Sánchez and David Henderson (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496832368
eISBN:
9781496832405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496832368.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book brings together eleven chapters on the musics of migrant and diaspora populations around the globe. Their authors are engaged with and sensitive to the nuances of struggles over identities ... More

Crossing Bar LinesThe Politics and Practices of Black Musical Space

Crossing Bar Lines: The Politics and Practices of Black Musical Space

James Gordon Williams

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496832108
eISBN:
9781496832092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496832108.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book provides an interpretive framework for understanding how African American creative improvisers think of musical space. Featuring a Foreword by eminent scholar Robin D.G. Kelley, this is the ... More

Improvising SaborCuban Dance Music in New York

Improvising Sabor: Cuban Dance Music in New York

Sue Miller

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496832153
eISBN:
9781496832207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496832153.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The term ‘salsa’ has come to stand for a particular standardized set of performance practices and the dominant narrative of its origins, particularly through the lens of the Fania Records story, has ... More

New York and the International Sound of Latin Music, 1940-1990

New York and the International Sound of Latin Music, 1940-1990

Benjamin Lapidus

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496831286
eISBN:
9781496831279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831286.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

New York City has long been a generative nexus for the transnational Latin music scene. Currently, there is no other place in the Americas where such large numbers of people from throughout the ... More

Groove TheoryThe Blues Foundation of Funk

Groove Theory: The Blues Foundation of Funk

Tony Bolden

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830524
eISBN:
9781496830593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830524.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Tony Bolden presents an innovative history of funk music focused on the performers, regarding them as intellectuals who fashioned a new aesthetic. Utilizing musicology, literary studies, performance ... More

Harmony and NormalizationUS-Cuban Musical Diplomacy

Harmony and Normalization: US-Cuban Musical Diplomacy

Timothy P. Storhoff

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830876
eISBN:
9781496830920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830876.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Harmony and Normalization explores cultural relations between Cuba and the United States during the Presidency of Barack Obama, who restored diplomatic relations with the island. Musical exchanges ... More

Greek Music in America

Greek Music in America

Tina Bucuvalas (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819703
eISBN:
9781496819758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819703.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Greek Music in America: A Reader provides a foundation for understanding the scope, practice, and development of Greek music in America through essays by the principal scholars in the field. This is ... More

Jazz in ChinaFrom Dance Hall Music to Individual Freedom of Expression

Jazz in China: From Dance Hall Music to Individual Freedom of Expression

Eugene Marlow

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817990
eISBN:
9781496818034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817990.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book traces China's introduction to jazz in the early 1920s, its interruption by Chinese leadership under Mao in 1949, and its rejuvenation in the early 1980s with the start of China's opening ... More

Steelpan AmbassadorsThe US Navy Steel Band, 1957-1999

Steelpan Ambassadors: The US Navy Steel Band, 1957-1999

Andrew R. Martin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812407
eISBN:
9781496812445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812407.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

“Maybe you won't like steel band. It's possible. But it's been said that the Pied Piper had a steel band helping him on his famous visit to Hamelin.” When the US Navy distributed this press release, ... More

Yodeling and Meaning in American Music

Yodeling and Meaning in American Music

Timothy E. Wise

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496805805
eISBN:
9781496805843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496805805.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Considering yodeling as a musical device in American music, this book investigates in parallel two ways of understanding various meanings associated with yodeling: as the connotative functions of ... More

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