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Overview page. Subjects: Media Studies.

1. In oral communication, control of the voice so as to produce clear and distinct sounds in speech.

2. (semiotics) Structural levels within semiotic...

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“Time, Harmony, and Articulation”

Lynn Abbott and Doug Seroff.

in To Do This, You Must Know How

February 2013; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music. 32574 words.

This chapter describes music instruction and spiritual singing at Industrial High School in Birmingham, and the groups that emerged from Alabama’s quartet training culture, which include:...

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Curriculum as Policy

Stephanie Horsley.

in Policy and the Political Life of Music Education

May 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music. 8737 words.

Chapter synopsis: The content of curricular documents will contain certain notions about the value and place of music education both within a system of education and within...

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Procession of the Great Ancestry

Jason C. Bivins.

in Spirits Rejoice!

June 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music. 15668 words.

The first case study examines the most obvious articulation of jazz and religion: religious traditions. Beginning with an interpretation of the complexities of the “black church” thesis...

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Sound as Form

Albin J. Zak III.

in The Poetics of Rock

November 2001; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music. 20072 words.

This chapter illustrates five broad categories that account for all the sounds on a record: musical performance, timbre, echo, ambience, and texture. It is the configuration of...

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The <i>stile moderno</i> and the Art of History

Rebecca Cypess.

in Curious and Modern Inventions

March 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music. 7750 words.

Early modern composers distinguished themselves from their predecessors by referring to their work as “modern”; these assertions of modernity reflect a growing historical consciousness—a...

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The Semantics of the Hand

Adrian Daub.

in Four-Handed Monsters

June 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Musicology and Music History; American Music. 12615 words.

This chapter deals with a much more covert aspect of four-hand playing and its role in nineteenth-century culture: the hand as an organ. Most visual and literary representations of...

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Love in the Club

Brian Hu.

in Sampling Media

March 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Popular Music; American Music. 5185 words.

China’s acclaimed “urban generation” or “sixth generation” filmmakers like Jia Zhang-ke have, through the concept of “on-the-spot realism,” revolutionized how cinema documents people and...

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