Item Details

The Race of Sound: Listening, Timbre, and Vocality in African American Music

Nina Sun Eidsheim
Format
Book
Published
Durham : Duke University Press, 2019.
Language
English
Series
Refiguring American Music
ISBN
9780822368564, 0822368560, 9780822368687, 0822368684
Contents
  • Formal and informal pedagogies : believing in race, teaching race, hearing race
  • Phantom genealogy : sonic Blackness and the American operatic timbre
  • Familiarity as strangeness : Jimmy Scott and the question of Black timbral masculinity
  • Race as zeros and ones : Vocaloid refused, reimagined, and repurposed
  • Bifurcated listening : the inimitable, imitated Billie Holiday
  • Widening rings of being : the singer as stylist and technician.
Description
xiv, 268 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-257) and index.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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