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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Community

Michael C. Heller.

in Loft Jazz

December 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music. 11342 words.

This chapter examines discourses of community as well as contradictory discourses of isolation that arose within the lofts. While references to community involvement were quite common, the...

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community singing

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 46 words.

Any occasion when a number of people sing together is ‘community singing’, but the term today usually means a crowd's

community singing

Edited by Joyce Bourne.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 31 words.

Any occasion when a number of people sing together is ‘community singing’, but the term today usually means a crowd's singing at a meeting or at a sporting occasion....

community singing

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Any occasion when a number of people sing together is ‘community singing’, but the term today usually means a crowd's singing at a meeting or at a sporting occasion (notably the F.A. Cup...

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Community Music

Lee Higgins.

July 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Ethnomusicology. 256 pages.

This book draws upon his extensive experience to investigate an interventional approach to music making outside of formal teaching and learning situations. Working with historical,...

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Singing Communities

Caroline Bithell.

in A Different Voice, A Different Song

September 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethnomusicology. 21099 words.

Chapter 7 investigates the world of natural-voice-style community choirs, set within the broader context of amateur choirs and choral singing, both contemporary and historical, and of more...

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Building Community

Barbara M. Tagg.

in Before the Singing

April 2013; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Applied Music. 9214 words.

This chapter presents selected ways in which a children’s choir may reach beyond its own organization to collaborate with others and build community. These include singing with choirs of...

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Performing Community

Jeffrey A. Summit.

in Singing God's Words

July 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music. 8740 words.

In Chapter 4, I consider prayers that are used for heath and healing and the way that these prayers have been especially important at a time when congregants are seeking religious...

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Homomusical Communities

Judith A. Peraino.

in Listening to the Sirens

October 2005; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Musicology and Music History. 20120 words.

The chapter explores the role of discs and tapes in constructing, transforming, and organizing queer identities during the 1970s, focusing on two recorded repertories that are women's music...

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Radio, community

Gillian Turnbull.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music Education and Pedagogy; Contemporary Music. 1056 words.

Radio that is owned by a private, nonprofit organization and publicly funded, usually by donations from citizens or a local community. Community radio differs from public radio, which...

The Community within Community Music

Lee Higgins.

in The Oxford Handbook of Music Education, Volume 2

September 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Music Education and Pedagogy. 6757 words.

This article discusses the concept community in relation to the larger concept of community music (CM). It suggests that the community within community music is best understood as hospitali...

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Community Arts and Community Cultural Development

Lee Higgins.

in Community Music

July 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethnomusicology. 9443 words.

This chapter examines the community arts scene in the UK and community cultural development from the US. As an initially Western enterprise, community arts grew from the development of new...

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Creating a Community, Negotiating Among Communities

Scott Marcus.

in Performing Ethnomusicology

August 2004; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethnomusicology. 5211 words.

This chapter provides a discussion on performing Middle Eastern music for a diverse Middle Eastern and American public. One would intuitively assume that most of the defining aspects of a...

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Community Music Ensembles

Don D. Coffman and Lee Higgins.

in The Oxford Handbook of Music Education, Volume 1

August 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Music Education and Pedagogy. 6592 words.

This article contextualizes what community music ensembles mean, and then provides examples of them in practice. It proposes three broad perspectives of community music: (1) community music...

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Community Music and Youth

Mark Rimmer.

in The Oxford Handbook of Community Music

April 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Ethnomusicology. 8508 words.

Recent years have witnessed an increasing alignment between community music activity and youth. From the range of community music-style activities taking place across formal domains of...

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Community music ensemble

Don Coffman.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques. 1129 words.

An instrumental or vocal group typically comprised of volunteer amateur or semi-professional musicians. Derived from the Latin communitas and Old French comunité, modern senses of the...

The Problem with Community

Ken Prouty.

in Knowing Jazz

December 2011; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Popular Music. 14463 words.

This chapter examines the role of jazz communities in creating a better understanding of jazz. The term community itself is often misunderstood and misapplied when referring to the...

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Adult Community Choruses

Susan Avery.

in The Oxford Handbook of Choral Pedagogy

April 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy. 7870 words.

When considering teaching and conducting diverse populations in community choirs, one must begin with discussions of the phenomenon itself: a description of the term, a brief history of...

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Community Music Education

Nathan B. Kruse and Erin M. Hansen.

in The Oxford Handbook of Qualitative Research in American Music Education

July 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy. 9721 words.

This chapter provides a collection of qualitative studies that exemplify diverse and successful community music (CM) models for youths and adults. It illustrates the common musical, social,...

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Community Music and Ethnomusicology

Stephen Cottrell and Angela Impey.

in The Oxford Handbook of Community Music

April 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Ethnomusicology. 7124 words.

This chapter reflects on the similarities and differences between community music and applied ethnomusicology. We argue that to describe a particular study as belonging to one or the other...

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