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Standard Jazz Harmony and the Constraints of Hypermeter

Over and Over : Exploring Repetition in Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...As unpredictable as jazz may seem, standard jazz repertoire is usually underpinned by regular and repetitive metric structures.As in Salley and Shanahan 2016, we define standard jazz repertoire as compositions written by North American...

Blues and Jazz

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Introduction In the twenty-first century, the fusion or mixing of styles across all aspects of our culture has become a familiar experience. In music, globalization has caused many different musical forms, styles of performance, cultural...

Jazz Clubs, Social Clubs and Riverboats

Robert Kronenburg

Robert Kronenburg is the Roscoe Professor of Architecture at the University of Liverpool, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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This Must Be The Place : An Architectural History of Popular Music Performance Venues

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...At the Spotted Cat Music Club, in the Faubourg Marigny district of New Orleans, the music starts early and finishes late – tonight, it’s the Shotgun Jazz Band. The double-bass and six-string banjo players sit in the window seats that face...

Electro Swing: Re-introducing the Sounds of the Past into the Music of the Future

Popular Music in the Post-Digital Age : Politics, Economy, Culture and Technology

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...As we are beginning to make headway into the twenty-first century, one of the most heavily used techniques in the production of popular music is the practice of sampling. This has become increasingly prevalent, particularly within...

Out of sight: The mediation of the music festival

The Pop Festival : History, Music, Media, Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...The children danced night and day. The pop festival grows from nothing; it rises up from an empty space into an audio-visual spectacle, captivating the thousands of individuals who have made the pilgrimage to witness it....

Jews, Judaism and Popular Music

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...From time immemorial we Jews have loved music, and have understood what it really is. Even our worst enemies could not deny this. … Whenever a Cantor makes his appearance in our midst, we rush off to buy tickets to hear him, let them cost...

Jit (Jiti)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Jit, or jiti, is a term used to describe varieties of Zimbabwean music since at least the 1950s. The term’s meaning has evolved over the years. In general, jit refers to topical, lively songs of daily life, accompanied by anything from...

Interview 2: David Amram

Kerouac on Record : A Literary Soundtrack

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...David Amram (born in 1933) is a composer and multi-instrumentalist (piano and French horn amongst others). He wrote and recorded the scores for such classic films as Splendor in the Grass and The Manchurian Candidate. He is best known...

Faeroe Islands

Morten Michelsen

Morten Michelsen is Associate Professor in the Section for Musicology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VII : Locations: Europe

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 43,784 (1997) The Faeroe Islands are a group of 18 small islands between Iceland and Scotland in the North Atlantic Ocean, forming a self-governing community within the Kingdom of Denmark. The capital is Tórshavn...

Hobart

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 197,282 (2001) Hobart is at the mouth of the Derwent River, on the south coast of Australia’s largest offshore island, the state of Tasmania (formerly Van Diemen’s Land), south of Melbourne...