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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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Society of Black Composers

Eldonna L. May.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Race and Ethnicity in Music; Contemporary Music. 276 words.

[SBC]

African American composers collective, established in 1968 and dissolved in 1973. Believing that black music was a catalyst for social change and community coalition...

Piastakuḍ

J. Richard Haefer.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity in Music; Music; Native American Music. 172 words.

Generic term for Anglo instruments used by the Tohono O’odham (Papago) Indians of Southern Arizona and Northern Sonora, Mexico. Piastakuḍ (‘fiesta thing’) refers to those instruments...

Sphinx Organization

Aja Burrell Wood.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music Education and Pedagogy; Race and Ethnicity in Music; Contemporary Music. 181 words.

National nonprofit organization founded in 1996 by University of Michigan graduates Aaron P(aul) Dworkin and Carrie Chester. Dworkin and Chester sought to increase cultural diversity...