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Tania León's StrideA Polyrhythmic Life

Tania León's Stride: A Polyrhythmic Life

Alejandro L. Madrid

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780252043949
eISBN:
9780252052873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043949.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

More than a simple biography, this book is an affective exploration of the life and works of Cuban American composer Tania León in relation to questions of identity politics, nostalgia, ethnicity, ... More

DholDrummers, Identities, and Modern Punjab

Dhol: Drummers, Identities, and Modern Punjab

Gibb Schreffler

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780252044076
eISBN:
9780252053016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252044076.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

In the early twenty-first century, the Punjab region’s traditional drummers, dholis, were experiencing “the toughest time ever.” Concurrently, their instrument, the iconic barrel-drum dhol, was ... More

Peace Be StillHow James Cleveland and the Angelic Choir Created a Gospel Classic

Peace Be Still: How James Cleveland and the Angelic Choir Created a Gospel Classic

Robert M. Marovich

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780252044113
eISBN:
9780252053054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252044113.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

One evening in September 1963, the Angelic Choir of the First Baptist Church of Nutley, New Jersey, assembled in nearby Newark to record their third live album with gospel music’s rising star, James ... More

A Respectable SpellTransformations of Samba in Rio de Janeiro

A Respectable Spell: Transformations of Samba in Rio de Janeiro

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780252044021
eISBN:
9780252052965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252044021.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book is primarily about the social history and musical changes of samba in Rio de Janeiro from 1917 to the early 1930s, looking chiefly at the era’s commercial recordings. The year 1917 marks ... More

Politics as SoundThe Washington, DC, Hardcore Scene, 1978-1983

Politics as Sound: The Washington, DC, Hardcore Scene, 1978-1983

Shayna L. Maskell

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780252044182
eISBN:
9780252053122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252044182.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This book aims to delineate, describe, explore, and examine hardcore in Washington, DC, during its zenith of both impact and innovation, 1978-83. During these indispensably creative and influential ... More

Listening to Bob Dylan

Listening to Bob Dylan

Larry Starr

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780252043956
eISBN:
9780252052880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043956.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This book presents the importance of listening to Bob Dylan’s recorded work as the essential basis for a deeper understanding and appreciation of his achievements. Here is a guide for both the ... More

Performing EnvironmentalismsExpressive Culture and Ecological Change

Performing Environmentalisms: Expressive Culture and Ecological Change

John Holmes McDowell, Katherine Borland, Rebecca Dirksen, and Sue Tuohy (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780252044038
eISBN:
9780252052972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252044038.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Performing Environmentalisms: Expressive Culture and Ecological Change is a fresh contribution to the environmental humanities, offering ten original essays anchored in the fields of folklore studies ... More

AmericanalandWhere Country & Western Met Rock 'n' Roll

Americanaland: Where Country & Western Met Rock 'n' Roll

John Milward

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780252043918
eISBN:
9780252052811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043918.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

With a claim on artists from Jimmie Rodgers to Jason Isbell, Americana can be hard to define, but you know it when you hear it. This book is filled with the enduring performers and vivid stories that ... More

Manifest TechniqueHip Hop, Empire, and Visionary Filipino American Culture

Manifest Technique: Hip Hop, Empire, and Visionary Filipino American Culture

Mark R. Villegas

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780252043789
eISBN:
9780252052682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043789.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Manifest Technique traces the ways in which Filipino American hip hop performances remember the racialized histories of the Filipino body. Mediated through what the book calls a Filipino American hip ... More

Homer Rodeheaver and the Rise of the Gospel Music Industry

Homer Rodeheaver and the Rise of the Gospel Music Industry

Kevin Mungons and Douglas Yeo

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780252043840
eISBN:
9780252052743
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043840.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Homer Rodeheaver rose to national prominence in the early 20th century as the trombone-playing songleader for Billy Sunday. For twenty years they captured attention with city-wide revival meetings, a ... More

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