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Music and death : interdisciplinary readings and perspectives

Author: Marie Josephine BennettDavid GraconJanieke Bruin-MollenhorstMarek JezińskiGary LevyAll authors
Publisher: United Kingdom : Emerald Publishing Limited, 2020 ©2020
Series: Emerald interdisciplinary connexions
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Music is often our companion when dealing with the incomprehensibility of loss, and yet death and dying are topics that are rarely discussed or analysed in the academic space, especially in combination with music studies. This edited collection examines several ways in which diverse music cultures and societies imagine, express, and provide a means of coping with death, grief and remembrance. Written from a variety  Read more...
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Bennett, Marie Josephine
Music and Death : Interdisciplinary Readings and Perspectives
Bingley : Emerald Publishing Limited, 2020
(OCoLC)1128831066
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marie Josephine Bennett; David Gracon; Janieke Bruin-Mollenhorst; Marek Jeziński; Gary Levy; Brendan Dabkowski; Sílvia Mendonça; Nachthexe; Jennifer Game
ISBN: 1838679464 9781838679460
Language Note: Text in English.
OCLC Number: 1112906120
Description: xiii, 121 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : exploring connections between music and death / Marie Josephine Bennett ; David Gracon --
Section one : music and mourning. Funeral music between heaven and earth / Janieke Bruin-Mollenhurst --
On the funeral and bereavement rituals depicted in folk songs : 'The folk requiem' by Adam Strug and Kwadrofonik / Marek Jeziński --
The posthumous nephew : an auto-ethnographic exploration of belated mourning and fresh divinations / Gary Levy --
Section two : underground scenes, alternative music and transformation. You're nothing : punk and death / David Gracon --
Healing the mother wound : metal performance and grief management / Nachthexe --
Bienvenue au Canada : the nonlanguage of music and dreams / Brendan Dabkowski --
Part three : performing death. The vision of death : time and temporality / Sílvia Mendonça --
Music and embodied movement : representations of risk and death in contemporary circus / Jennifer Game --
Mercury's message to go on with the show / Marie Josephine Bennett.
Series Title: Emerald interdisciplinary connexions
Responsibility: edited by Marie Josephine Bennett & David Gracon.

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Music is often our companion when dealing with the incomprehensibility of loss. This edited collection speaks to the multifarious and complex ways in which music accompanies, supplements, and  Read more...
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