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Book/Printed Material The race of sound : listening, timbre, and vocality in African American music

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Title

  • The race of sound : listening, timbre, and vocality in African American music

Names

  • Eidsheim, Nina Sun, 1975- author.

Created / Published

  • Durham : Duke University Press, [2019]

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.

Headings

  • -  Anderson, Marian,--1897-1993
  • -  Holiday, Billie,--1915-1959
  • -  Scott, Jimmy,--1925-2014
  • -  Vocaloid (Computer file)
  • -  African Americans--Music--Social aspects
  • -  Music and race--United States
  • -  Music--Social aspects--United States
  • -  Singing--Social aspects--United States
  • -  Tone color (Music)--Social aspects--United States
  • -  Voice culture--Social aspects--United States

Notes

  • -  Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • -  Description based on print version record and CIP data provided by publisher.

Medium

  • 1 online resource.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • ML3917.U6

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2018035119

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Access Advisory

  • Unrestricted online access

Online Format

  • image
  • epub

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Chicago citation style:

Eidsheim, Nina Sun, Author. The race of sound: listening, timbre, and vocality in African American music. [Durham: Duke University Press, 2019] Image. https://www.loc.gov/item/2018035119/.

APA citation style:

Eidsheim, N. S. (2019) The race of sound: listening, timbre, and vocality in African American music. [Durham: Duke University Press] [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2018035119/.

MLA citation style:

Eidsheim, Nina Sun, Author. The race of sound: listening, timbre, and vocality in African American music. [Durham: Duke University Press, 2019] Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2018035119/>.