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sensitive

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

adj. possessing the ability to respond to a stimulus. The cells of the retina, for example, are sensitive to the stimulus of light and respond by sending nerve impulses to the...

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Ās

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

Lingering sound produced by highly sensitive string instruments and drums. By implication, ‘ās’ is the prime quality of a string instrument, exhibited through the quality of resonance...

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Bangkok is Ringing

Benjamin Tausig.

March 2019; p ublished online May 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Ethnomusicology. 224 pages.

Bangkok Is Ringing is an on-the-ground sound studies analysis of the political protests that transformed Thailand in 2010–11. Bringing the reader through sixteen distinct...

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“The Songs Are Alive”

Lyz Jaakola and Timothy B. Powell.

in The Oxford Handbook of Musical Repatriation

P ublished online November 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Ethnomusicology. 7065 words.

“The Songs are Alive” recounts the digital repatriation of Frances Densmore’s audio recordings of Ojibwe/Anishinaabe songs that were originally made on wax cylinders in the first decade of...

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Timbre-and-Form

Lou Bunk.

in Analytical and Cross-Cultural Studies in World Music

October 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethnomusicology. 11951 words.

In small galleries and warehouse lofts, the Boston improvisational scene presents concerts of timbre-and-form-based electro-acoustic music. This vibrant community of musicians is informed...

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Sergey Prokofiev

Simon Morrison.

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. 7833 words.

Sergey Prokofiev (b. 1891–d. 1953) composed some of the most beloved works in the Western tradition, including Peter and the Wolf (1936), Romeo and Juliet (1935), the Third Piano Concerto...

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