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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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Capeyuye

Alejandro L. Madrid.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Form. 109 words.

A singing tradition from the Mascogo community in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila that is closely associated with singing African American spirituals. Customarily sung during...

Bunde

William Gradante.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Form. 149 words.

A circle-dance performed by couples among Afro-Hispanic communities of the Pacific lowlands of Colombia and Ecuador, often in the context of the currulao or chigualo rituals. Secular and...

Schuloper

Ian Kemp.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Form. 171 words.

(Ger.: ‘school opera’)

A German opera written for didactic use in schools; its suitability for performance by children is a secondary consideration. Early examples, which belong...

Stadtpfeifer

Heinrich W. Schwab.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Form. 1612 words.

(Ger.: ‘town piper’)

A professional musician employed by civic authorities. The term has been used in German-speaking countries since the late 14th century (der statt pfiffer,...

Endechas

Jack Sage.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Form. 222 words.

(Sp., Port.: ‘dirge’; sometimes sing., endecha)

A funeral song and, from about 1500, an elegy or lament. With the exception of endechas de canaria (or endechas canarias), the...

Spiritual

James C. Downey and Paul Oliver.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Form. 5874 words.

A type of folksong that originated in American revivalist activity between 1740 and the close of the 19th century. The term is derived from the biblical ‘spiritual songs’, a designation...

Portuguese-American music

Katherine Brucher.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Form. 695 words.

Portuguese-American music encompasses musical traditions brought and adapted to the United States by immigrants from continental Portugal and the Atlantic islands of the Azores and Madeira...

Music OCLC Users Group

Mark McKnight.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Form. 408 words.

[MOUG]

A nonprofit organization formed in 1977 to promote communication and address matters related to the cataloging of music materials among members of the music library...

Charivari

Jay Scott Odell.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Form. 167 words.

(Fr.; Ger. Katzenmusik)

A mock serenade (also known as ‘rough music’ and in the USA as ‘shivaree’) of loud and discordant noises using pots and pans, cowbells, toy horns, guns...

Lament

James Porter.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Form. 8382 words.

A term associated not only with mourning rites for the dead but also with ritual leave-taking, as in the case of a bride parting from her family or a mother’s farewell to a son...

Afro-Caribbean Music

Peter Manuel.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Form. 1800 words.

The field of Afro-Caribbean music comprises a vast and heterogeneous corpus of genres and practices, with most forms of Caribbean music evolving as syncretic products of diverse...

Filk

Jessica L. Getman.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online July 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Musical Form. 363 words.

Music practice associated with the science fiction and fantasy fan community. The term emerged out of a typo on the word “folk” in a printed fan convention program in the late 1950s....

Country rock

Olivia Carter Mather.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Musical Form. 669 words.

An American style of rock music developed in the 1960s that incorporates elements of country music. Typical instrumentation features a basic rock band format (electric guitar, electric...

Bomba

Melanie Maldonado.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Musical Form. 355 words.

Puerto Rican traditional music and dance genre. This creole music and dance was practiced on plantations and in free Black communities throughout the coastal regions of the island, by...

Gospel Music Association

Jonas Westover.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Musical Form. 157 words.

[GMA]

US organization formed in 1964 to promote and support Gospel music. As of 2011, the Gospel Music Association (GMA) comprises more than 4000 members, including...

National Council for the Traditional Arts

Burt Feintuch.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online July 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Musical Form. 251 words.

Based in Silver Spring, Maryland, the National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA) derived from the National Folk Festival Association, established in 1933 by Sarah Gertrude Knott....

Folk rock

Olivia Carter Mather.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Musical Form. 735 words.

A style of popular music that combines elements of folk music, specifically those of the mid-century American folk revival, and rock. The style evolved in the early 1960s through...

Flamenco (USA)

Anthony C. Dumas.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Musical Form. 424 words.

A 19th century improvised music and dance genre that initially blended the musical and emotional sensibilities of Andalusia’s (Spain) marginalized Jews, Gitanos (Gypsies), Muslims, and...

Women’s music [womyn’s music]

Eileen M. Hayes.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Musical Form. 600 words.

“Women’s music,” or “womyn’s music” is productively understood as a site of women’s thinking about music, a context for the enactment of lesbian-feminist politics and notions of...

Progressive country

Bill C. Malone.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Form; Popular Music. 256 words.

[redneck rock]

A term used to describe a style of Country music combining country and rock techniques, developed during the 1970s. It is particularly associated with Austin,...