Ethnicity, Identity and Music: The Musical Construction of Place

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This book examines the significance of music in the construction of identities and ethnicities, and suggests ways to understand music as social practice. The authors focus on: the role of music in the construction of national and regional identities; the media and 'postmodern identity'; concepts of authenticity; aesthetics; meaning; performance; 'world music'; and the use of music as a focus for discursive evocations of 'place'. The chapters tackle a wide range of subjects including 16th century etiquette, Celtic music and ...

Ethnicity, Identity and Music: The Musical Construction of Place 1997, Berg 3pl, New York

ISBN-13: 9781859730416

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Ethnicity, Identity and Music: The Musical Construction of Place 1994, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780854968770

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