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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

When a computer or a user is directly connected into a network and is capable of interacting with it, for example by querying the contents of a database.

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Online Music Communities and Social Media

Janice L. Waldron.

in The Oxford Handbook of Community Music

April 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Ethnomusicology. 8582 words.

Academic debate has long surrounded the term 'community,' first defined as a sociological construct in the late nineteenth century. In the 1990s, widespread Internet use disrupted earlier...

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Digital Repatriation

Alex Perullo.

in The Oxford Handbook of Musical Repatriation

P ublished online June 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Ethnomusicology. 10628 words.

This essay makes two points about digital collections. The first recognizes problems that emerge as archives present indigenous content online. In uploading indigenous songs, speeches, and...

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“Each in Our Own Village”

Catherine Ingram.

in The Oxford Handbook of Musical Repatriation

P ublished online March 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Ethnomusicology. 7081 words.

This article explains the importance of creating sustainable interactions between custodian communities and archives, arguing that an archive is truly sustainable if it promotes and...

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Conclusion

Benjamin Tausig.

in Bangkok is Ringing

March 2019; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethnomusicology. 3731 words.

The conclusion moves forward several years in order to reflect on how the Red Shirt movement has been constrained, even forced underground in the years since the research was conducted....

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Sound Desires

Jodie Taylor.

in The Oxford Handbook of Music and Queerness

P ublished online November 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Ethnomusicology. 8522 words.

Music and sound can signify sexual desire and arouse sexual desire. Auditory stimulation can become a fetish, and “auralism” can be understood as a form of queerness. This chapter, based on...

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Music Archives and Repatriation

Diane Thram.

in The Oxford Handbook of Musical Repatriation

P ublished online July 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Ethnomusicology. 10936 words.

This chapter considers issues in repatriation of digital copies of field recordings of music obtained during the colonial era. It is based on the Hugh Tracey Collection preserved at the...

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Analytical and Cross-Cultural Studies in World Music

Edited by Michael Tenzer and John Roeder.

October 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Ethnomusicology. 472 pages.

This collection of essays analyzes diverse musical creations with reference to the contexts in which the music is created and performed. The authors explain the music as sound in process,...

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Music Lessons 2.0

Kiri Miller.

in Playing Along

February 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music; Ethnomusicology. 12477 words.

This chapter focuses on two musicians who have used YouTube and their own websites to develop multimedia online curricula for teaching rock guitar and drums. David Taub’s...

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Amateur-to-Amateur

Kiri Miller.

in Playing Along

February 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music; Ethnomusicology. 15792 words.

This chapter addresses “amateur-to-amateur” (A2A) online pedagogy. Despite the limitations of current media platforms, millions of people are turning to YouTube, blogs, and other web-based...

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Role-Playing toward a Virtual Musical Democracy

William Cheng.

in Sound Play

April 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music; Ethnomusicology. 9649 words.

Chapter 4 turns to matters of performance and performative agency, moving from a dystopian horror game to an online multiplayer gameworld that inhabitants have extolled as a musical utopia....

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The Wizard, the Troll, and the Fortress

William Cheng.

in Sound Play

April 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music; Ethnomusicology. 10474 words.

Whereas preceding chapters deal mostly with games’ recorded audio materials, Chapter 5 considers the human voices that players project via microphones into online multiplayer gameworlds....

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Playing Along

Kiri Miller.

February 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Book. Subjects: American Music; Ethnomusicology. 272 pages.

This book is about play, performance, and participatory culture in the digital age. It shows how music, video games, and social media are bridging virtual and visceral experience, creating...

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Introduction: Playing Along

Kiri Miller.

in Playing Along

February 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music; Ethnomusicology. 7470 words.

The introduction presents the book’s central theme: that both digital media and embodied knowledge can bridge space and time, creating connections between dispersed and diverse individual...

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Technology and the Transmission of Oral Tradition in the Contemporary Jewish Community

Jeffrey A. Summit.

in Resounding Transcendence

April 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethnomusicology; Applied Music. 6618 words.

In Judaism, scripture is chanted in the synagogue to re-enact the revelation of the Law on Mount Sinai. The musically nuanced performance of Torah requires readers to memorize the...

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Sound Play

William Cheng.

April 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Book. Subjects: American Music; Ethnomusicology. 272 pages.

Video games open portals into fantastical worlds where imaginative play prevails. The virtual medium provides us with ample opportunities to behave and act out with relative freedom and...

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Music

Edited by Bruce Gustafson.

P ublished online June 2011 .

Research Guide. Subjects: Music; Applied Music; Ethnomusicology; Music Theory and Analysis; Musicology and Music History; Music Education and Pedagogy.

Made up of a rapidly expanding range of articles written by distinguished international scholars, this dynamic, continuously updated online resource offers exclusive authoritative research...

Ireland

Axel Klein.

in Music

P ublished online September 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Applied Music; Ethnomusicology; Music Theory and Analysis; Musicology and Music History; Music Education and Pedagogy. 16337 words.

As one of the natural consequences of the general upsurge of musicology in Ireland since the early 1990s, Irish musical bibliography has met with increasing interest. Before this time,...

Music Sustainability

Catherine Grant.

in Music

P ublished online March 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Applied Music; Ethnomusicology; Music Theory and Analysis; Musicology and Music History; Music Education and Pedagogy. 7084 words.

The sustainability of music is an emerging—or rather, reemerging—theme in ethnomusicological research. Early studies in that discipline centered on documenting musical traditions feared...

Fugue

Paul Walker.

in Music

P ublished online June 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Applied Music; Ethnomusicology; Music Theory and Analysis; Musicology and Music History; Music Education and Pedagogy. 12427 words.

The word fugue (fuga in Latin, Fuge in German) has been applied to music continuously since the late Middle Ages, and so has inevitably undergone a great number of transformations in aning....

Classification of Musical Instruments

Bronia Kornhauser.

in Music

P ublished online September 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Applied Music; Ethnomusicology; Music Theory and Analysis; Musicology and Music History; Music Education and Pedagogy. 12904 words.

The classification of musical instruments, the oldest system of which dates back at least four millennia, is one of the many manifestations of the human need to bring order to chaos. Order,...