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Academic Articles // Ethnography & Ethnomusicology // Part #1

1. Prato, Paulo // 1984 // Music in the Streets: The Example of Washington Square Park in New York City.
Cambridge University Press - Popular Music 4: 151-63
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Abstract
Music has always been part of street life. Taking it off the streets and bringing it into enclosed spaces is a relatively recent experience but it has profoundly changed the way music is perceived and evaluated. ‘After art music moved indoors, street music has become an object of increasing scorn’ (Schafer 1980, p. 66). However, although discouraged by the new sonorities that appeared with the Industrial Revolution and the new comfort of home-reproducible music, street music has not disappeared: on the contrary, it is tending to reinvade the urban scene, in forms both old and new.

2. Cohen, Sara // 1995 // Sounding out the City: Music and the Sensuous Production of Place
Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, 20(4), 434-446
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The relationship between music and place is explored through biographical information on one particular individual and his social activities and networks in the city of Liverpool. Music plays a role in producing place as a material setting comprising the physical and built environment; as a setting for everyday social relations, practices and interactions; and as a concept or symbol that is represented or interpreted. This production of place through music is shown to be a contested and ideological process, whilst the dynamic interrelationship between music and place suggests that music plays a very particular and sensual role.

3. Duffy, Michelle // Rhythmic Landscapes: Performing a sense of place
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4. Jakovljević, Rastko // 2009 // Dead public spaces- live private corners: (Re) contextualization of musically public and private.
Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts - Institute of Musicology
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The expressions of private and public musical life and experience are mostly discussed separately. This article joins these two concepts into one scope and surveys the identity of both. In ideal (utopian?) traditional context between private and public music experience (life), the context shows ideal vitality and consistence, while in an 'irregular' context these two concepts begin to distance themselves, opening space for marginality or so called 'errors'. This article studies bagpipe tradition in Serbia, at different stages of its development and in different periods, specifically focusing on rural and urban contexts in diverse sociopolitical conditions. Although bagpipe tradition still exists in Serbia it is far removed from what it once was, and the idea is to represent the contexts of that process, private and public, sociopolitical, and marginal aspects, from the 19th century (or hypothetically before then) until today.

5. Massoudi, Shiva // 2009 // Kheimeh Shab Bazi: Iranian Traditional Marionette Theatre
Asian Theatre Journal, Volume 26, Number 2, pp. 260-280
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Kheimeh shab bazi is a traditional marionette form of Iran. The historical background is obscure, though we fi nd references to puppetry in literature and travel reports. The practice of the art in twentieth- and twenty-fi rst-century Iran is detailed. Shiva Massoudi is an associate professor in the Department of Dramatic Arts and Music, the Faculty of Fine Art at University of Tehran in Iran.

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