The Routledge History of Social Protest in Popular Music by Jonathan C. Friedman

By Jonathan C. Friedman

the most important aim of this selection of 28 essays is to research the traits, musical codecs, and rhetorical units utilized in renowned tune to light up the human . via evaluating and contrasting musical choices in a few nations and in several contexts from the nineteenth century till this day, The Routledge heritage of Social Protest in well known Music goals to be a probing creation to the historical past of social protest song, perfect for well known track reviews and historical past and sociology of tune courses.

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Listening as Spiritual Practice in Early Modern Italy by Andrew Dell'Antonio

By Andrew Dell'Antonio

The early 17th century, while the 1st operas have been written and technical advances with far-reaching consequences—such as tonal music—began to boost, is usually impressive for an additional shift: the displacement of aristocratic music-makers via a brand new expert type of performers. during this e-book, Andrew Dell’Antonio seems to be at a similar phenomenon: the increase of a cultivated viewers whose ability concerned listening instead of enjoying or making a song. Drawing from contemporaneous discourses and different commentaries on track, the visible arts, and Church doctrine, Dell’Antonio hyperlinks the recent principles approximately cultivated listening with different highbrow traits of the interval: humanistic studying, contemplative listening (or staring at) as an lively religious perform, and musical mysticism as an awesome promoted via the Church as a part of the Catholic Reformation.

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The Social Media Handbook by Jeremy Hunsinger,Theresa M. Senft

By Jeremy Hunsinger,Theresa M. Senft

The Social Media Handbook explores how social media are altering disciplinary understandings of the web and our daily lives. as well as person-to-person social networking companies like fb and Twitter, this quantity considers a extensive diversity of networked details providers that help in-depth social interplay, group formation, and collaboration within the net 2.0 era.



Rather than contemplating social media by way of particular applied sciences, the chapters during this ebook have interaction subject matters throughout a variety of study, options, practices, tradition and society, and theories. those broader topics—including group, gender, fandom, incapacity, and journalism—are entryways during which scholars and school can discover methods of brooding about social media and locate new paradigms for research.



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Contributors:Axel Bruns, Francesca Coppa, Katie Ellis, Gerard Goggin, Alexander Halavais, Andrew Herman, Jeremy Hunsinger, Angus Johnston, Alice Marwick, Safiya Umoja Noble, Zizi Papacharissi, Toni Sant, Theresa Senft

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Der Tonwille: Pamphlets in Witness of the Immutable Laws of by the late Schenker Heinrich,William Drabkin

By the late Schenker Heinrich,William Drabkin

The groundbreaking analytical concepts of Heinrich Schenker have had a robust impression at the English-speaking musical international, and their value, a century after he launched into his significant tasks, is bigger than ever. A imperative paintings within the Schenkerian canon, Der Tonwille, brought using voice-leading graphs that continues to be a serious instrument for lots of track theorists this day. This quantity, the 1st of a two-volume English translation of Schenker's entire unique textual content, makes those vital contributions to be had to English readers for the 1st time.
In the 1st 5 "issues" that make up Der Tonwille, Schenker analyzes piano sonatas through Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven, in addition to shorter works together with preludes through Bach and diverse classical keyboard items. the quantity additionally comprises the 1st installments of a large-scale research of Beethoven's 5th Symphony which, in universal with a few of the different essays provided right here, is constituted of a close research of the ranking, a remark at the sketches and autograph and comparable textual difficulties, comments on functionality, and a critique of the literature at the symphony. most importantly, the essays during this quantity are the 1st that continuously include the idea that of "Urlinie" through coordinating an explanatory textual content with a "graph of the Urlinie" for every paintings mentioned. It additionally comprises the main broad expression of Schenker's outspoken philosophical, political, and inventive ideals, delivering a big cultural standpoint from which to view his theoretical work.
Under the management of William Drabkin, a workforce of well-regarded musicologists has produced this expert and lucid translation of Schenker's influential writings, a necessary source for English-reading musicologists and song theorists.

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Brahms Beyond Mastery: "His Sarabande and Gavotte, and its by Robert Pascall

By Robert Pascall

In 1853 Robert Schumann pointed out fully-formed compositional mastery within the younger Brahms, who however within the years following launched into a interval of in depth additional examine, generating, between different works, the neo-baroque Sarabande and Gavotte. those dances haven't been safely famous as constituting a different Brahms paintings prior to now, yet manuscript proof and their functionality historical past point out that Brahms and his associates considered them as such within the mid-1850s, once they grew to become the 1st track of his played publicly in Gdansk, Vienna, Budapest and London. He later suppressed the dances, utilizing them in its place as a thematic quarry for 3 chamber song masterpieces, from varied phases in his existence and in quite alternative ways: the second one String Sextet, the 1st String Quintet and the Clarinet Quintet. This ebook offers an account of the compositional and function heritage, stylistic beneficial properties and re-uses of the dances, environment those within the wider context of Brahms?s constructing inventive matters and trajectory. It constitutes for this reason a learn of a ?lost? paintings, of the way a fully-formed grasp opens himself to ?the in-flowing from afar? (in Martin Heidegger?s terms), and of the transformative achieve and concomitant expressive richness of Brahms?s inventive thought.

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Samuel Wesley (1766?837): A Source Book by Michael Kassler

By Michael Kassler

Hailed as a toddler prodigy and later acclaimed as England's most interesting extempore organist, Samuel Wesley - son of Charles Wesley and nephew of John Wesley, the founders of Methodism - is better identified this present day for his musical compositions and for his merchandising of the tune of J. S. Bach. on the center of this resource publication is a calendar of Samuel Wesley's correspondence. The editors date and summarise the content material of over 1100 surviving letters and different records, such a lot of that have now not formerly been released. The e-book for that reason finds significant new information regarding Wesley and his advanced own affairs, together with his incarceration for debt and his confinement in a lunatic asylum for a yr. Many information are supplied approximately London musical existence within the period from Boyce to Mendelssohn that previous students haven't taken under consideration. The ebook additionally provides a chronology of Wesley's lifestyles, a descriptive record of his approximately 550 musical and literary works, a discography, an iconography and a bibliography. It accordingly is the main accomplished on hand reference resource for Wesley's existence, occasions and music.

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Lou Harrison (American Composers) by Leta E. Miller,Fredric Lieberman

By Leta E. Miller,Fredric Lieberman

Music's inclusivity--its capability to unite cultures, disciplines, and individuals--defined the lifestyles and occupation of Lou Harrison (1917-2003). past learning with major composers of the avant-garde corresponding to Henry Cowell and Arnold Schoenberg, engaging in Charles Ives's Pulitzer Prize-winning 3rd Symphony, and staging high-profile percussion live shows with John Cage, Harrison has accomplished reputation for his exact mixing of cultures--from the chinese language opera, Indonesian gamelan, and the song of local american citizens to modernist dissonant counterpoint. Miller and Lieberman additionally pull readers into Harrison's wealthy global of cross-fertilization via an exploration of his outspoken stance on pacifism, homosexual rights, ecology, and admire for minorities--all of which without delay impacted his musical works. even though Harrison was once occasionally accused via contemporaries of "cultural appropriation," Miller and Lieberman's brisk examine makes it transparent why he's now lauded as an creative pioneer for his integration of Asian and Western musics, in addition to for his paintings within the improvement of the percussion ensemble, his use of chanced on and invented tools, and his explorations of different tuning structures. Harrison's compositions are tested intimately via connection with an accompanying CD of consultant recordings.

 

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More Than Words Can Say: The Ink Spots and Their Music by Marv Goldberg

By Marv Goldberg

the tale of the Ink Spots is a rags-to-riches tale loved in American mythology. The luck of the Ink Spots encouraged many others to try (some simply mimicking) their renowned and musical good fortune. They have been, with out query, the main influential black vocal staff of the Forties, and one of many earliest to sing "sweet ballads," which they increased to an artwork shape (although an more and more formulaic one). Goldberg will get in the back of the streamers and glitter of the Ink Spots and the exposure machines of checklist labels, and gives the tale of the group's production, its tune, and its enormous impression at the process American music.

More Than phrases Can Say uncovers the mythos and origins of the Ink Spots, from the dramatic tales of discovering the band identify, to the handfuls of people who nonetheless declare to be unique participants of the gang. Goldberg interviews many of the singers, musicians, and arrangers linked to the unique Ink Spots who supply worthwhile first-hand money owed of the group.

The ebook discusses the musical atmosphere of the Ink Spots, together with the ASCAP/BMI struggle, fuel rationing, warfare of the list Speeds, vinyl shortages, and all of the court cases. also, Goldberg has searched tirelessly via Billboard journal and theater studies to get a feeling of the Ink Spots' modern reception. additionally integrated is a bibliography of resources and an entire alphabetical directory of Ink Spots recordings published on Decca or Victor labels.

A attention-grabbing tale packed with excellently researched info and fascinating anecdotes, Goldberg's textual content brings out the "authentic" tale of the Ink Spots, from their origins within the early Thirties during the tumultuous recording international of Forties and Fifties America.

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Harlem Jazz Adventures: A European Baron's Memoir, 1934-1969 by Timme Rosenkrantz,Fradley Hamilton Garner

By Timme Rosenkrantz,Fradley Hamilton Garner

Timme Rosenkrantz (1911–1969) used to be a Danish journalist, writer, live performance and list manufacturer, radio express host, and entrepreneur with a eating ardour for jazz and little head for company. identified in Denmark and big apple because the “Jazz Baron” due to his noble lineage, he used to be the 1st eu journalist to hide the jazz scene in Harlem. Harlem Jazz Adventures: a ecu Baron’s Memoir, 1934–1969 recounts Rosenkrantz’s chuffed years in big apple urban, the place he may produce jazz concert events, list best musicians and bands in his midtown condo, set up a “dream band” for Timme Rosenkrantz and His Barrelhouse Barons, a 1938 RCA Victor recording, (DL) stay in Harlem and run a list store together with his existence significant other, journalist and singer Inez Cavanaugh. a great pal of jazz impresario John Hammond, Rosenkrantz could turn into the James Boswell of the Harlem jazz scene. Duke Ellington, artwork Tatum, Coleman Hawkins, Billie Holiday—there wasn’t a brand new York jazz musician unknown to “Honeysuckle Rosenkrantz,” as christened via fat Waller. Drawing at the released Danish-language unique Dus med Jazzen, and an unpublished English loose translation (DL) via Rosenkrantz and Cavanaugh, translator-adapter Fradley Hamilton Garner offers polish and context to Rosenkrantz’s tales of conferences with Cecile and Louis Armstrong, Benny Carter, Willie “The Lion” Smith, Eddie Condon, Erroll Garner—whom Rosenkrantz stumbled on and used to be first to record—and many others. This e-book is a must have for jazz enthusiasts. Social historians attracted to the intersection of race and the tune enterprise will locate in Rosenkrantz’s memoir a useful basic resource on Harlem’s social scene and its musical legacy.

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Rockin' In Time: A Social History of Rock-in-Roll by David P. Szatmary

By David P. Szatmary

Understand the social and ancient importance of rock-and-roll

Brief, authoritative, and present, Dave Szatmary's Rockin' in Time: A Social background of Rock-and-Roll, 8/e, weaves the key icons of rock-and-roll right into a better social/historical textile. instead of an exhaustive catalog of artists in rock background or a advisor to studying musical notation, the ebook areas rock-and-roll within the context of the social matters that surrounded and formed it. themes comprise the effect on rock tune of such tendencies because the civil rights move, political and monetary shifts, demographical switch and the child growth, the advance of the tune company, and expertise advances.

 

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