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Mangue Beat and Popular Culture

Description: This essay explores the author's perspective of Mangue Beat and popular culture. The discussion of popular culture focuses on the musical aspects of popular culture, especially those he experienced during his time living in Recife, Brazil from 1990-91. It includes a translation into Brazilian Portuguese by André Curiati de Paula Bueno.
Date: 2003
Creator: Murphy, John P. (John Patrick) & Bueno, André Curiati de Paula
Partner: UNT College of Music
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Competing Discourses: The Interplay of Musical Style and Patronage in Recife’s New Popular Music Scene

Description: Paper on the factors that affected of alternative popular music in Recife, Brazil. The contrasts between the discourses of bands, producers, and patrons reflect larger tensions in the Recife alternative music scene, which in turn point towards ruptures in the relationship between mainstream and alternative cultural production in Brazil.
Date: July 6, 2001
Creator: Murphy, John P. (John Patrick)
Partner: UNT College of Music
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Regional Identity, Cultural Politics, and the Circulation of Musical Ideas: Alternative Popular Music in Northeast Brazil

Description: This paper explains how alternative music communicates a contemporary regional identity in Northeast Brazil, is affected by cultural politics, and circulates within the musical market, in order to show how the perceived demands of globalization, such as the need to consume the products of the global entertainment industry, intersect with the dynamics of a regional music community. It was presented at the 46th Annual Meeting of the Society for Ethnomusicology held in Detroit, Michigan on October 25-28, 2001.
Date: October 2001
Creator: Murphy, John P. (John Patrick)
Partner: UNT College of Music
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Um Nordeste Alternativo: A nova cena do Recife

Description: This paper focuses on music trends in Recife, Brazil in 2000-01. It explores how alternative music communicates a contemporary regional identity in Northeast Brazil, is affected by cultural politics, and circulates within the musical market, in order to show how the perceived demands of globalization, such as the need to consume the products of the global entertainment industry, intersect with the dynamics of a regional music community. It was presented at the first Associação Brasileira de Etnomusicologia conference held in Recife in November 2002.
Date: November 2002
Creator: Murphy, John P. (John Patrick)
Partner: UNT College of Music
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The Charanga in New York, 1987-88: Musical Style, Performance Context, and Tradition

Description: This study describes the state of the charanga, a Latin popular music ensemble, in New York in 1987–1988. After sketching the historical background of the ensemble, I will present and analyze data derived from primary fieldwork with Orquesta Broadway and secondary work with La Orquesta Típica Novel and Charanga América in the domains of musical style, performance context, and tradition.
Date: 2020
Creator: Murphy, John P. (John Patrick)
Partner: UNT College of Music
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Collaboration, Learning, and Connect

Description: Presented at the Sixth International Symposium on the Sociology of Music Education. This paper describes the projects completed by music students at the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil in a programme exploring how participatory arts projects can be led using highly student centered, creative approaches.
Date: July 2009
Creator: Feichas, Heloisa & Wells, Robert
Partner: UNT College of Music
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Basil Bernstein’s Theory of the Pedagogic Device Applied to Curriculum Construction in Music Education: From the Macro- to a Microview of Instructional Practices

Description: Presented at the Sixth International Symposium on the Sociology of Music Education. This paper explains Basil Bernstein's theories of linguistic codes and pedagogic device, and is based on the premise that both the U.K. and the U.S. experience a cultural inversion.
Date: July 2009
Creator: Wright, Ruth & Froehlich, Hildegard
Partner: UNT College of Music
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Preface

Description: This paper contains the frontmatter and preface material for the Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on the Sociology of Music Education.
Date: November 2011
Creator: O'Flynn, John
Partner: UNT College of Music
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Lessons from Extreme metal musicians: a perspective from Singapore

Description: Presented at the Sixth International Symposium on the Sociology of Music Education. This paper revisits epistemological foundations of in/formal learning through music by making observations about songs and lessons learnt when studying an approach to music learning the practice of Extreme metal music.
Date: July 2009
Creator: Dairianathan, Eugene
Partner: UNT College of Music
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