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Declamation

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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... adopting whatever feels appropriate for the music they wish to put across. Rap has further widened the boundaries of what is possible by legitimizing street language as performance rhetoric. Bibliography...

New York Downtown Scene

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

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... of a Downtown scene can be traced back to the composers John Cage (1912–92), Morton Feldman (1926–87), Christian Wolff (b. 1934), and Earle Brown (1926–2002), all of whom lived and worked around Tompkins Square Park near 8th Street from the 1950s...

Morality

John Shepherd

John Shepherd is Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President (Academic) and Chancellor’s Professor of Music and Sociology at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. He was from 2007-2012 Carleton’s Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs. Dr. Shepherd has been a member of EPMOW’s editorial board since 1990. In 2000, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in recognition of his role “as a leading architect of a post-War critical musicology.” Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John Street

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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... refers to John Turner, who in 1833 noted that a more general diffusion of vocal music would ‘contribute largely to the rooting out of dissolute and debasing habits,’ and that songs chosen for performance should have texts that were ‘simple...

Political Theory

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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... and Resistance: The Political Uses of American Popular Music . Washington, DC : Smithsonian Institution Press. John Street . 1986. Rebel...

On (vari-)speed across David Lynch’s work

Transmedia Directors : Artistry, Industry and New Audiovisual Aesthetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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... recording practice. During an interview on his sound work with Lynch, for instance, Hurley recalls the director’s request for the ‘John Lennon vocal effect’.Rhino, ‘Twin Peaks: An Interview with Music Director Dean Hurley’,...

Thailand

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

Continuum, 2016

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... of Grammy’s cute pop singers with the debut of Thailand’s first ‘indie’ band, Modern Dog. Inspired by British indie bands, Modern Dog’s DIY approach to music and witty street-smart lyrics have enabled the band to become one of the most...

“How Does a Story Get Told from Fractured Bits?”

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Popular Music Video Analysis

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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... of a Dog:Heart of a Dog [film], directed by Laurie Anderson (Canal Street Communications DVD, 2015).In multimodality, different types of signs combine within the same media object; for example, moving image, spoken language, music, and sometimes text...

Politics

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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... Dylan, began to incorporate references to revolution and political protest into their songs. In the case of John Lennon, this was to lead to intimate association with the Left and to records that dealt almost exclusively with politics (for...

Adaha

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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... marched and danced to and utilizes syncopated 4/4 rhythms and 6/8 polyrhythms. Adaha is a recreational music, played during street parades and at local festive ceremonies. Adaha bands also accompany the local street masqueraders...

Highlife

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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... were quickly added. Adaha thus became the earliest recognized form of the coastal Ghanaian transcultural music that later became known as highlife. Attempts were made by the colonial authorities to ban adaha music street parades for being...