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Antiquarian Nostalgia and the Institutionalization of Early Music  

John Haines

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Jul 2014
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Dec 2013
This article has been commissioned as part of the forthcoming Oxford Handbook of Music Revival edited by Caroline Bithell and Juniper Hill. This essay explores modern performances of ... More

Anyone Can Whistle as Experimental Theater  

David Savran

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Jun 2014
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Jun 2014
Stephen Sondheim and his critics usually ascribe the failure of Anyone Can Whistle, Sondheim’s most revered flop, to the volatile social and political context in the United States, ... More

App Music  

Jeremy Morris

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Mar 2016
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Mar 2016
Although musicians and labels have been slow to jump into application production for mobile devices, major artists such as Björk and Lady Gaga have recently released expensive and ... More

The Application of Hood's Nine Levels to the Practice of Music Therapy  

Michael Rohrbacher

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Apr 2011
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Sep 2012
Ethnomusicology and music therapy are modern-day disciplines with roots that reach into the far past and share themes common to music and healing. This article seeks to link systematically ... More

The Applied Ethnomusicologist as Public Folklorist: Ethnomusicological Practice in the Context of a Government Agency in the United States  

Clifford R. Murphy

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Aug 2015
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Feb 2016
Since the early twentieth century, government agencies (local, county, state, and federal) in the United States have supported public folklore programs whose primary purpose is to ... More

Applied Ethnomusicology and Intangible Cultural Heritage: Understanding “Ecosystems of Music” as a Tool for Sustainability  

Huib Schippers

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Aug 2015
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Feb 2016
Within its broad range of possible identities, one of the most potent incarnations of applied ethnomusicology lies in its potential to understand and support the sustainability of the ... More

Applied Ethnomusicology as an Intercultural Tool: Some Experiences from the Last 25 years of Minority Research in Austria  

Ursula Hemetek

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Aug 2015
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Feb 2016
This chapter argues that there is considerable potential in ethnomusicology, and especially in minority studies, for intercultural communication. Ethnomusicology is suited to working in ... More

Applied Ethnomusicology in China: An Analytical Review of Practice  

Zhang Boyu

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Aug 2015
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Feb 2016
Applied ethnomusicology has attracted little attention among Chinese ethnomusicologists, many of whom do not understand exactly what it is. However, the practice of ethnomusicology is far ... More

Applying Psychological Plausibility to the Uncanny Valley Phenomenon  

Angela Tinwell

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Feb 2014
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Dec 2013
With its roots in psychological writings of the twentieth century, the subject of the uncanny provides ways of critically analyzing why some objects appear eerie or make us feel ... More

Appreciation, Appropriation, Assimilation: and the Hollywood History of Black Dance  

Susie Trenka

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Aug 2014
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Oct 2014
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Music, Dance
The black-cast backstage musical Stormy Weather (1943) is the first Hollywood film to explicitly celebrate black achievement. Featuring key figures of African American dance and more black ... More

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