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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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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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Creating National Community

in I Belong to This Band, Hallelujah!

September 2011; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music. 11078 words.

This chapter, which examines how local practices and traditions are adapted to form a nationwide Sacred Harp community in the United States, analyzes large singing conventions where the...

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The South: Family and Community

in I Belong to This Band, Hallelujah!

September 2011; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music. 11537 words.

This chapter descries the Sacred Harp groups in Holly Springs, Georgia and in Liberty in Sand Mountain, Alabama. It explains that although Holly Springs represents the iconic center of the...

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Creating Boundaries in the Virtual Jazz Community

Ken Prouty.

in Jazz/Not Jazz

June 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music. 7936 words.

This chapter examines a variety of virtual communities on the World Wide Web where the boundaries of jazz and of the jazz community are negotiated. The creation of jazz articles on Wikipedianull...

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A Community of Practice to Support Notational Development

Rena Upitis.

in This Too is Music

January 2019; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music. 7469 words.

This chapter provides the means for teachers to create a community of practice in their classrooms, through both the types of approaches and specific activities, setting the stage for...

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Onto Sand Mountain, Into Sacred Harp Community

in I Belong to This Band, Hallelujah!

September 2011; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music. 11806 words.

This chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is the Sacred Harp choral singers in the United States. The book investigates how Sacred Harp groups managed to maintain a sense of...

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Radio, community

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 1064 words.

Radio that is owned by a private, nonprofit organization and publicly funded, usually by donations from citizens or a local

Finding Community in the New England Country and Western Event

Edited by Clifford R. Murphy.

in Yankee Twang

September 2014; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music. 7948 words.

This chapter examines how country and western musicians regularly navigate the frontier between self-expression and community expression, and such navigation is a defining characteristic of...

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The Family and Community That Shaped Burleigh’s Youth

Jean E. Snyder.

in Harry T. Burleigh

February 2016; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music. 9023 words.

This chapter examines the family and community that shaped Harry T. Burleigh's youth. In the early 1860s, as the country moved toward civil war, a young Henry Thacker Burley (the family...

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Policy and the Work of the Musician/Teacher in the Community

David Myers.

in Policy and the Political Life of Music Education

May 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music. 8068 words.

Chapter synopsis: This chapter addresses the various policy ecosystems that are in place when our aim is to address community education. Public policy and its support for life...

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Community music ensemble

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 1114 words.

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

Negotiating Community and Diaspora

Clare Croft.

in Dancers as Diplomats

March 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Dance; American Music. 14666 words.

This chapter focuses on dance-in-diplomacy as it emerged in the twenty-first century as a reaction to the 9/11 attacks on the United States and the negative international image the United...

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Applying Contemporary Community Standards: Is It Obscene, or Merely Lewd?

Elizabeth L. Wollman.

in Hard Times

October 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music; Popular Music. 7962 words.

Chapter 8 considers the impact of contemporary obscenity laws through the 1970s, as well as many of the double standards that exacerbated public and administrative confusion about applying...

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Broadcasting

Edited by Charles Hiroshi Garrett.

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 10 words.

See Radio broadcasting; Radio, college; Radio, community; Television music.

Branca, Glenn (6 Oct 1948)

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 748 words.

Branca's musical interests began as a child, where he was a performer in musical theater at the Harrisburg Community Theater.

Black Artists Group

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 239 words.

Community artists’ organization founded in St. Louis in 1968. Headed by the free-jazz proponents Oliver Lake, Julius Hemphill

Collegiate Chorale, the

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 266 words.

Community chorus. Formed in 1941 by robert Shaw in New York City, the Chorale quickly rose to prominence through its

Capeyuye

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 113 words.

A singing tradition from the Mascogo community in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila that is closely associated with singing

Filk

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 370 words.

Music practice associated with the science fiction and fantasy fan community. The term emerged out of a typo on the