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Good MusicWhat It Is and Who Gets to Decide

Good Music: What It Is and Who Gets to Decide

John J. Sheinbaum

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226593241
eISBN:
9780226593418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226593418.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

Over the past two centuries Western culture has valorized a particular kind of “good” music—highly serious, magnificently unified, wondrously deep, stylistically authentic, heroically created, and ... More

Making Music IndigenousPopular Music in the Peruvian Andes

Making Music Indigenous: Popular Music in the Peruvian Andes

Joshua Tucker

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226607160
eISBN:
9780226607474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226607474.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Making Music Indigenous focuses on indigenous chimaycha music from the Peru’s highland region. It explores the transformation of this Quechua-language song genre over the last half-century, in ... More

Operatic GeographiesThe Place of Opera and the Opera House

Operatic Geographies: The Place of Opera and the Opera House

Suzanne Aspden (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226595962
eISBN:
9780226596150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226596150.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

Opera and its urban environment have developed side-by-side throughout the genre’s 400-year history. This volume of essays applies the lens of cultural geography to contend that the notion and ... More

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