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Brass Bands of the World : Militarism, Colonial Legacies, and Local Music Making

By: Reily, Suzel Ana.
Contributor(s): Brucher, Katherine.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.SOAS Musicology Series: Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2013Description: 1 online resource (269 p.).ISBN: 9781409444237.Subject(s): Band music -- Social aspects | Brass bands -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Brass Bands of the World : Militarism, Colonial Legacies, and Local Music MakingDDC classification: 784.9 | 784.909 LOC classification: ML1300 .B73 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; List of Figures and Tables; List of Musical Examples; Notes on Contributors; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction: The World of Brass Bands; 1 Brass and Military Bands in Britain - Performance Domains, the Factors that Construct them and their Influence; 2 Western Challenge, Japanese Musical Response: Military Bands in Modern Japan; 3 Battlefields and the Field of Music: South Korean Military Band Musicians and the Korean War; 4 From Processions to Encontros: The Performance Niches of the Community Bands of Minas Gerais, Brazil
5 The Representational Power of the New Orleans Brass Band6 Soldiers of God: The Spectacular Musical Ministry of the Christmas Bands in the Western Cape, South Africa; 7 Composing Identity and Transposing Values in Portuguese Amateur Wind Bands; 8 Playing Away: Liminality, Flow and Communitas in an Ulster Flute Band's Visit to a Scottish Orange Parade; 9 From Village to World Stage: The Malleability of Sinaloan Popular Brass Bands; Bibliography; Discography; Index
Summary: Bands structured around western wind instruments are among the most widespread instrumental ensembles in the world. Although these ensembles draw upon European military traditions that spread globally through colonialism, militarism and missionary work, local musicians worldwide have adapted the brass band prototype to their various home settings for a variety of functions. This study engages three broad but overlapping themes: the military heritage of the band world and its expansion through Europe and beyond; the processes of localization of the military band model; and bands as arenas of mu
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Cover; Contents; List of Figures and Tables; List of Musical Examples; Notes on Contributors; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction: The World of Brass Bands; 1 Brass and Military Bands in Britain - Performance Domains, the Factors that Construct them and their Influence; 2 Western Challenge, Japanese Musical Response: Military Bands in Modern Japan; 3 Battlefields and the Field of Music: South Korean Military Band Musicians and the Korean War; 4 From Processions to Encontros: The Performance Niches of the Community Bands of Minas Gerais, Brazil

5 The Representational Power of the New Orleans Brass Band6 Soldiers of God: The Spectacular Musical Ministry of the Christmas Bands in the Western Cape, South Africa; 7 Composing Identity and Transposing Values in Portuguese Amateur Wind Bands; 8 Playing Away: Liminality, Flow and Communitas in an Ulster Flute Band's Visit to a Scottish Orange Parade; 9 From Village to World Stage: The Malleability of Sinaloan Popular Brass Bands; Bibliography; Discography; Index

Bands structured around western wind instruments are among the most widespread instrumental ensembles in the world. Although these ensembles draw upon European military traditions that spread globally through colonialism, militarism and missionary work, local musicians worldwide have adapted the brass band prototype to their various home settings for a variety of functions. This study engages three broad but overlapping themes: the military heritage of the band world and its expansion through Europe and beyond; the processes of localization of the military band model; and bands as arenas of mu

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