"World track" emerged as a advertisement and musical type within the Eighties, yet in a few feel song has regularly been worldwide. in the course of the metaphor of encounters, track and Globalization explores the dynamics that allow or prevent cross-cultural verbal exchange via song. within the tales instructed by way of the participants, we meet recognized avid gamers akin to David Byrne, Peter Gabriel, Sting, Ry Cooder, Fela Kuti, and Gilberto Gil, but additionally lesser-known characters reminiscent of the Senegalese Afro-Cuban singer Laba Sosseh and Raramuri mess around gamers from northwest Mexico. This assortment demonstrates that cautious historic and ethnographic research of worldwide track can convey us how globalization operates and what, if something, we as shoppers need to do with it.

Show description

Read or Download Music and Globalization: Critical Encounters (Tracking Globalization) PDF

Best Popular books

Working Musicians: Defining Moments from the Road, the Studio, and the Stage

How does it consider to open for the Rolling Stones, to play Carnegie corridor or to take a seat in with Miles Davis? to accomplish solo sooner than an area of screaming, cheering lovers? To commute for weeks on finish with an identical humans, dozing in a special urban each evening? To craft definitely the right tune in a high-tech recording studio?

American Popular Music and Its Business: The First Four Hundred Years Volume II: From 1790 to 1909 (American Popular Music & Its Business)

Quantity concentrates solely on tune job within the usa within the 19th century. one of the themes mentioned are how altering know-how affected the printing of track, the improvement of sheet tune publishing, the expansion of the yankee musical theater, well known spiritual tune, black song (including spirituals and ragtime), song through the Civil battle, and at last "music within the period of monopoly," together with such topics as copyright, altering expertise and distribution, invention of the phonograph, copyright revision, and the institution of Tin Pan Alley.

The Music of James Bond

The tale of the track that accompanies the cinematic adventures of Ian Fleming's intrepid Agent 007 is one in all awesome real-life drama. within the tune of James Bond, writer Jon Burlingame throws open studio and court doorways alike to bare the total and impressive background of the sounds of James Bond, spicing the tale with a wealth of attention-grabbing and formerly undisclosed stories.

Singing Out: An Oral History of America's Folk Music Revivals (Oxford Oral History Series)

Intimate, anecdotal, and spell-binding, making a song Out bargains a desirable oral heritage of the North American folks tune revivals and people track. Culled from greater than one hundred fifty interviews recorded from 1976 to 2006, this fascinating tale spans seven many years and cuts throughout a large swath of generations and views, laying off mild at the musical, political, and social features of this flow.

Additional resources for Music and Globalization: Critical Encounters (Tracking Globalization)

Show sample text content

Rated 4.77 of 5 – based on 11 votes