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A Witch in the Morris: Hobbyhorse Tricks and Early Modern Erotic Transformations  

Erika T. Lin

Print publication date:
Aug 2015
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Sep 2015
Subject:
Music, Dance
The morris dance in The Witch of Edmonton, first staged in London in 1621, leveraged audience affect to transform seemingly subversive sexual desires into socially central festive sport. ... More

With a Little Help from my Friends, Family, and Fans: DIY, Participatory Culture, and Social Capital in Music Crowdfunding  

Francesco D’Amato

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Mar 2016
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Mar 2016
Almost all DIY practices imply some form of collaboration, based on social networks and social capital. The web offers new tools and opportunities to articulate both social networking and ... More

Workers Leaving the Factory: Witnessing Industry in the Digital Age  

Jennifer Peterson

Print publication date:
Dec 2013
Online publication date:
Dec 2013
This article appears in the Oxford Handbook of Sound and Image in Digital Media edited by Carol Vernallis, Amy Herzog, and John Richardson. This article discusses recent experimental ... More

The World in the Palm of Your Hand: Agnes Varda, Trinh T. Minh-ha, and the Digital Documentary  

John Belton

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Dec 2013
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Dec 2013
This article appears in the Oxford Handbook of Sound and Image in Digital Media edited by Carol Vernallis, Amy Herzog, and John Richardson. This essays looks at ways in which documentary ... More

The World Is Your Stage: Making Music on the iPhone  

Ge Wang

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Mar 2014
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Jul 2014
This chapter examines the early rise of mobile and social music as mediated by the iPhone and the “app revolution” it has fostered, chronicling select mobile music work of the author as ... More

World Musics and Cultural Diversity in the Music Classroom and the Community  

Yiannis Miralis

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Jul 2014
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Jun 2014
Qualitative research has been significantly used for investigating complex and multifaceted issues regarding cultural diversity and the use of world musics in the school and the community. ... More

Worlds of Music: Strategies for Creating Music-based Experiences in Videogames  

Melanie Fritsch

Print publication date:
May 2014
Online publication date:
Jul 2014
This chapter discusses three videogames in which the entire “world” and gameplay center on music or a certain style of music. The main focus is on the questions of how the “narratives” and ... More

Writing the History of Opera  

Philip Gossett

Print publication date:
Nov 2014
Online publication date:
Apr 2015
Chapter 47 begins with a discussion of the question, “What Is Opera?” for the purpose of defining a platform for the historiography of opera. It then explores theories of genre, criticism, ... More

“Years in Prison”: Giuseppe Verdi and Censorship in Pre-Unification Italy  

Francesco Izzo

Print publication date:
Nov 2017
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Apr 2015
This article examines censorship in pre-unification Italy by focusing on opera composer Giuseppe Verdi. Before explaining how Verdi’s thorough involvement in the creative process of his ... More

You Gotta Fight the Power: The Place of Music in Social Justice Education  

Gloria Ladson-Billings

Print publication date:
Dec 2015
Online publication date:
May 2016
The tradition of music and song in freedom and liberation movements is a long one. However, each generation begins to craft new songs and new music to address its own social context and ... More

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