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❴EPUB❵ ✺ Music A Subversive History Author Ted Gioia – Bricksnboho.co.uk The phrase music history likely summons up images of long dead composers smug men in wigs and waistcoats and people dancing without touching In Music A Subversive History Gioia responds to the false nThe phrase music history likely summons up images of long dead composers smug men in wigs and waistcoats and people dancing without touching In Music A Subversive History Gioia responds to the false notions that undergird this tedium Traditional histories of music Gioia contents downplay those elements of music that are considered disreputable or irrational its deep connections to sexuality magic trance and alternative mind states healing social control generational conflict political unrest even violence and murder They suppress the stories of the outsiders and rebels who created musical revolutions and instead celebrate the mainstream assimilators who borrowed innovations diluted their impact and disguised their sources Here Gioia attempts to reclaim music history for the riffraff the insurgents and provocateurs the real drivers of change and innovation In Music Gioia tells the four thousand year history of music as a source of power change upheaval and enchantment He starts by exploring humanity's first instruments which were closely linked to the food chain the first horns were animal horns our earliest string instrument was a hunter's bow and our oldest known instrument the Neanderthal flute was constructed from a bear femur He turns to neuroscience to explain why the Celtic love story of Tristan and Iseult echoes the eleventh century Gorgani Persian love epic about Vis and Ramin or why the troubadours of Europe echo artisan singers of ancient Egypt He investigates the idea of song as sin as Church leaders for the first thousand years of Christianity attempted to control and suppress the songs of the common people and he explains the shift of music from a social practice to an economic enterprise during the Renaissance Gioia shows how social outcasts have repeatedly become the great trailblazers of musical expression slaves and their descendants for instance have repeatedly reinvented music in America and elsewhere from ragtime blues jazz RB to bossa nova soul and hip hopA revolutionary and revisionist account Music A Subversive History will be essential reading for anyone interested in the meaning of music.

The phrase music history likely summons up images of long dead composers smug men in wigs and waistcoats and people dancing without touching In Music A Subversive History Gioia responds to the false notions that undergird this tedium Traditional histories of music Gioia contents downplay those elements of music that are considered disreputable or irrational its deep connections to sexuality magic trance and alternative mind states healing social control generational conflict political unrest even violence and murder They suppress the stories of the outsiders and rebels who created musical revolutions and instead celebrate the mainstream assimilators who borrowed innovations diluted their impact and disguised their sources Here Gioia attempts to reclaim music history for the riffraff the insurgents and provocateurs the real drivers of change and innovation In Music Gioia tells the four thousand year history of music as a source of power change upheaval and enchantment He starts by exploring humanity's first instruments which were closely linked to the food chain the first horns were animal horns our earliest string instrument was a hunter's bow and our oldest known instrument the Neanderthal flute was constructed from a bear femur He turns to neuroscience to explain why the Celtic love story of Tristan and Iseult echoes the eleventh century Gorgani Persian love epic about Vis and Ramin or why the troubadours of Europe echo artisan singers of ancient Egypt He investigates the idea of song as sin as Church leaders for the first thousand years of Christianity attempted to control and suppress the songs of the common people and he explains the shift of music from a social practice to an economic enterprise during the Renaissance Gioia shows how social outcasts have repeatedly become the great trailblazers of musical expression slaves and their descendants for instance have repeatedly reinvented music in America and elsewhere from ragtime blues jazz RB to bossa nova soul and hip hopA revolutionary and revisionist account Music A Subversive History will be essential reading for anyone interested in the meaning of music.

music mobile subversive epub history ebok Music A book Music A Subversive History PDFThe phrase music history likely summons up images of long dead composers smug men in wigs and waistcoats and people dancing without touching In Music A Subversive History Gioia responds to the false notions that undergird this tedium Traditional histories of music Gioia contents downplay those elements of music that are considered disreputable or irrational its deep connections to sexuality magic trance and alternative mind states healing social control generational conflict political unrest even violence and murder They suppress the stories of the outsiders and rebels who created musical revolutions and instead celebrate the mainstream assimilators who borrowed innovations diluted their impact and disguised their sources Here Gioia attempts to reclaim music history for the riffraff the insurgents and provocateurs the real drivers of change and innovation In Music Gioia tells the four thousand year history of music as a source of power change upheaval and enchantment He starts by exploring humanity's first instruments which were closely linked to the food chain the first horns were animal horns our earliest string instrument was a hunter's bow and our oldest known instrument the Neanderthal flute was constructed from a bear femur He turns to neuroscience to explain why the Celtic love story of Tristan and Iseult echoes the eleventh century Gorgani Persian love epic about Vis and Ramin or why the troubadours of Europe echo artisan singers of ancient Egypt He investigates the idea of song as sin as Church leaders for the first thousand years of Christianity attempted to control and suppress the songs of the common people and he explains the shift of music from a social practice to an economic enterprise during the Renaissance Gioia shows how social outcasts have repeatedly become the great trailblazers of musical expression slaves and their descendants for instance have repeatedly reinvented music in America and elsewhere from ragtime blues jazz RB to bossa nova soul and hip hopA revolutionary and revisionist account Music A Subversive History will be essential reading for anyone interested in the meaning of music.

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