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Bright Star of the WestJoe Heaney, Irish Song Man

Bright Star of the West: Joe Heaney, Irish Song Man

Sean Williams and Lillis Ó Laoire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195321180
eISBN:
9780199893713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321180.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, American

This book explores the life and performance practices of the Irish sean-nós singer Joe Heaney (1919–1984). Born in Connemara, Ireland, as an autonomous state was about to be created, Heaney grew up ... More

Greeted With SmilesBukharian Jewish Music and Musicians in New York

Greeted With Smiles: Bukharian Jewish Music and Musicians in New York

Evan Rapport

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199379033
eISBN:
9780199379064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199379033.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, American

After the collapse of the Soviet Union, a wave of Bukharian Jews left their homes from across the predominantly Muslim cities of Central Asia, to reestablish their lives in the United States, Israel, ... More

Musical Intimacies and Indigenous ImaginariesAboriginal Music and Dance in Public Performance

Musical Intimacies and Indigenous Imaginaries: Aboriginal Music and Dance in Public Performance

Byron Dueck

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199747641
eISBN:
9780199379859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747641.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, American

Musical Intimacies and Indigenous Imaginaries considers several genres of music and dance currently performed in First Nations and Métis communities in the western Canadian province of ... More

Playing AlongDigital Games, YouTube, and Virtual Performance

Playing Along: Digital Games, YouTube, and Virtual Performance

Kiri Miller

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199753451
eISBN:
9780199932979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753451.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book is about play, performance, and participatory culture in the digital age. It shows how music, video games, and social media are bridging virtual and visceral experience, creating dispersed ... More

Representing the Good NeighborMusic, Difference, and the Pan American Dream

Representing the Good Neighbor: Music, Difference, and the Pan American Dream

Carol A. Hess

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199919994
eISBN:
9780199345618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199919994.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, American

What do we in the United States know about Latin American art music, and how do we know it? Representing the Good Neighbor: Music, Difference, and the Pan American Dream is the first study to explore ... More

Resounding Afro AsiaInterracial Music and the Politics of Collaboration

Resounding Afro Asia: Interracial Music and the Politics of Collaboration

Tamara Roberts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199377404
eISBN:
9780199377442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199377404.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Cultural hybridity is celebrated as a hallmark of U.S. American music and identity. But when hybrid music meets the culture industry, it is generally marked and marketed under a singular racial ... More

Sound PlayVideo Games and the Musical Imagination

Sound Play: Video Games and the Musical Imagination

William Cheng

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199969968
eISBN:
9780199370092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969968.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Video games open portals into fantastical worlds where imaginative play prevails. The virtual medium provides us with ample opportunities to behave and act out with relative freedom and impunity. Or ... More

Transnational EncountersMusic and Performance at the U.S.-Mexico Border

Transnational Encounters: Music and Performance at the U.S.-Mexico Border

Alejandro L. Madrid (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199735921
eISBN:
9780199918607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735921.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, American

This volume maps out the continuous transnational dialogues that have informed culture and life at the U.S.‐Mexico border through the study of a wide variety of musical practices from the area. ... More

Voices from the CanefieldsFolksongs from Japanese Immigrant Workers in Hawai'i

Voices from the Canefields: Folksongs from Japanese Immigrant Workers in Hawai'i

Franklin Odo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199813032
eISBN:
9780199345328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199813032.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, American

Japanese immigrant workers constituted the bulk of Hawaii’s sugar plantation labor force between the 1880s and the 1940s. They became the single largest ethnic group in a multi-racial society and ... More

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