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“I’d rather choose the curb”: Topographical Writing in Recent German Punk

Beyond No Future : Cultures of German Punk

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Preface I am very grateful for the kind permission of Casanovas Schwule Seite, Chefdenker, Die Sterne, Duesenjaeger, Kaput Krauts, Kotzreiz, Pascow, Slime, Tocotronic, and Turbostaat to cite their lyrics. Unless otherwise noted, all...

Zwiefacher

Peter Wicke

Center for Popular Music Research, The Humboldt Univeristy, Berlin Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Zwiefacher is a folk dance from the southern part of Germany (Bavaria, Black Forest) and the northern areas of Austria and Alsace characterized by frequent changes in time signature in the accompanying music, requiring many different...

Rock in the German Democratic Republic (GDR)

Peter Wicke

Center for Popular Music Research, The Humboldt Univeristy, Berlin Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...During the late 1960s in the GDR (the Communist-controlled country often known in the West as ‘East Germany,’ which existed from 1949 to 1989) a distinct form of rock music emerged. The whole eastern part of Germany was within the reach...

Gebrauchsmusik

Peter Wicke

Center for Popular Music Research, The Humboldt Univeristy, Berlin Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Gebrauchsmusik, literally ‘music to be used,’ is a term coined in 1921 by the German ethnomusicologist Paul Nettl (1889–1972) to refer to music the primary purpose of which – in contrast to ‘art music’ – is some kind of practical activity...

The Politics of Lyrics in German Punk

Beyond No Future : Cultures of German Punk

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Politics of literature This chapter owes a lot to the untiring efforts of Mirko Hall, Seth Howes, and Cyrus Shahan whose inspiring comments and suggestions helped enhance my chapter. I am also very thankful for the kind permissions...

Schuhplattler

Peter Wicke

Center for Popular Music Research, The Humboldt Univeristy, Berlin Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Schuhplattler is a folk dance from Southern Germany that is considered today to be the official national dance of the Upper Bavaria region in Germany and of Tirol and Salzburg in Austria. The dance is named after the sounds generated...

German Mania: A Coda

Mirko M. Hall

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Mirko M. Hall is Associate Professor of German Studies and Chair of the Department of Languages, Cultures, and Literatures at Converse College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Seth Howes

Seth Howes is Assistant Professor of German Studies at the University of Missouri, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cyrus M. Shahan

Cyrus M. Shahan is Assistant Professor of German at Colby College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Beyond No Future : Cultures of German Punk

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Punk has been an unmistakable part of the visual experience of Germany since the late 1970s. At the moment of its birth, it would have been unsurprising to see youth quite similar to those on the cover of this book loitering next...

Singspiel

Peter Wicke

Center for Popular Music Research, The Humboldt Univeristy, Berlin Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Singspiel (literally, song-play) is a form of music drama in German, related to the French opéra-comique (comic opera). Both use spoken dialogue instead of recitative, but Singspiel differs from opéra-comique in its use of the Lied (German...

Beyond the Curtain: The ‘True Nature’ of Microphones and Loudspeakers

Cathy van Eck

Cathy van Eck is a composer, sound artist, and researcher in the arts with an interest in relationships between everyday objects, human performers, and electronic sound. She holds a Ph.D. of Leiden University and is lecturer at the University of the Arts in Bern. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Between Air and Electricity : Microphones and Loudspeakers as Musical Instruments

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...An empty stage: Listening according to the Konzertreform Konzertreform: to hide the choir and the orchestra panels were installed in the concert hall ‘Stadthalle’ in 1903 Heidelberg, Germany (Schuster 1903/04). The audience sits...

Epilogue

Julia Sneeringer

Julia Sneeringer is Associate Professor of History at Queens College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York, USA. She is the author of Winning Women's Votes: Propaganda and Politics in Weimar Germany (2002). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Social History of Early Rock ‘n’ Roll in Germany : Hamburg from Burlesque to The Beatles, 1956-69

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...On a cool Sunday evening in October 1986, thousands of fans wended their way through the Grosse Freiheit on a pilgrimage to the Star Club. Their destination, however, was a burned-out shell. Three years earlier a fire of mysterious origin...