Memory, Space and Sound (Book)

Memory, Space and Sound presents a collection of essays from scholars in a range of disciplines that together explore the social, spatial and temporal contexts that shape different forms of music and sonic practice. The contributors deploy different theoretical perspectives and methodological approaches from musicology, ethnomusicology, popular music studies, cultural history, media studies and cultural studies as they analyse an array of examples, including live performances, music festivals, audiovisual material and much more.  

Category: Cultural Studies

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Memory, Space and Sound presents a collection of essays from scholars in a range of disciplines that together explore the social, spatial and temporal contexts that shape different forms of music and sonic practice. The contributors deploy different theoretical perspectives and methodological approaches from musicology, ethnomusicology, popular music studies, cultural history, media studies and cultural studies as they analyse an array of examples, including live performances, music festivals, audiovisual material and much more.

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Johannes Brusila is professor of musicology at Åbo Akademi University in Turku, Finland.

John Richardson is professor and chair of musicology at the University of Turku in Finland.

Bruce Johnson is adjunct professor of communications at the University of Technology, Sydney, visiting professor of music at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, and docent and visiting professor of cultural history at the University of Turku

Chapter 1: Introduction

Johannes Brusila, Bruce Johnson and John Richardson

Part I: Memory

Chapter 2: Cultural Memory of Sound and Space: The Case of the Declaration of Christmas Peace in Turku, Finland

Yrjö Heinonen

Chapter 3: Authenticities on Display: Reflections on a Staged Pink Floyd Concert

Lars Kaijser

Chapter 4: On the Remembered Relationship between Listeners and C-Cassette Technology

Kaarina Kilpiö

Chapter 5: Affective Memories of Music in Online Heritage Practice

Paul Long and Jez Collins

Part II: Space

Chapter 6: Music as Cartography: English Audiences and Their Autobiographical Memories of the Musical Past

Sarah Cohen

Chapter 7: Serbia’s Exit and Gucˇa Trumpet Festivals as Micro-National Spaces: Between Nation Building and Nation Branding

Jelena Gligorijevic´

Chapter 8: Here, There and in between: Radio Spaces before the Second World War

Morten Michelsen

Part III: Sound

Chapter 9: Space and Place in Electroacoustic Music

James Andean

Chapter 10: The Repeated Tone of Civilization

Jeffrey L. Benjamin

Chapter 11: Hearing the Music

Claudia Gorbman

List of Contributors

Index

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