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Mediating the Muse A Communications Approach to Music, Media, and Cultural Change

ISBN-10: 1572735112
ISBN-13: 9781572735118
Edition: 2004
Authors: Robert Albrecht
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Book details

List price: $34.50
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Hampton Press, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Introduction: The Little Man Who Wasn't Therep. 1
The Theory: The Ecology of Music, Media, and Cultural Change
Communication in a New Keyp. 17
The Psychophysiological Dimension of Music in Ancient Thoughtp. 22
The Psychophysiological Dimension of Music in Modern Thoughtp. 28
The Electronic Vibrationp. 38
In the Rear-View Mirrorp. 44
In the Time Before Rhymep. 47
Music as Technique and Technologyp. 50
Technology as an Environmentp. 55
Communication Environments as Historyp. 62
Mimetic Culturep. 65
In the Rear-View Mirrorp. 80
And the Word Was Made in Fleshp. 83
Oral Culturep. 86
Chirographic or Writing a Culturep. 102
Print Culturep. 109
Printed Music and the Vox Populip. 127
In the Rear-View Mirrorp. 133
The Music Goes Electricp. 137
The Mechanical Era (1877-1925)p. 140
The Electromechanical Era (1925-1955)p. 148
The Electronic Era (1955-Present)p. 157
In the Rear-View Mirrorp. 179
An Application: An Ethnography and Oral History of Musical Change in a Small Brazilian Town
Abadiania: A Tale of Three Cities
Abadiania: A Small Town in Brazilp. 187
Three Environments, One Townp. 193
Research Designp. 196
The Eldersp. 211
The Oral Experience of Musicp. 212
The Electromechanical Experience of Musicp. 238
Middle-Aged Adultsp. 241
The Oral Experience of Musicp. 242
The Electromechanical Experience of Musicp. 267
Young Adultsp. 279
The Oral Experience of Musicp. 280
The Electromechanical Experience of Musicp. 299
The Youthp. 315
The Oral Experience of Musicp. 316
The Electromechanical Experience of Musicp. 331
Adeus Meu Sertaop. 347
The Oral Music Environmentp. 348
The Transitional Music Environmentp. 357
The Electromechanical Music Environmentp. 362
In the Rear-View Mirrorp. 369
The Last Exit
The Silent Songp. 375
The Conceptualization and Experience of Musical Performancep. 378
Reportorial Stabilityp. 383
Participation and Involvementp. 386
Pedagogical Considerationsp. 390
The Proxemics of Performance and Sound Recordingp. 394
The Authenticity Debatesp. 396
The Mythic Inversionp. 406
In the Rear-View Mirrorp. 407
Glossary of Foreign Terms Used in Part Twop. 411
Referencesp. 417
Author Indexp. 437
Subject Indexp. 443
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