Fado Resounding: Affective Politics and Urban Life (BOK)

Fado Resounding: Affective Politics and Urban Life (BOK)

Lila Ellen Gray

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Fado, Portugal's most celebrated genre of popular music, can be heard in Lisbon clubs, concert halls, tourist sites, and neighborhood bars. Fado sounds traverse the globe, on internationally marketed recordings, as the "soul" of Lisbon. A fadista might sing until her throat hurts, the voice hovering on the break of a sob; in moments of sung beauty listeners sometimes cry. Providing an ethnographic account of Lisbon's fado scene, Lila Ellen Gray draws on research conducted with amateur fado musicians, fadistas, communities of listeners, poets, fans, and cultural brokers during the first decade of the 2000s. She demonstrates the power of music to transform history and place into feeling in a rapidly modernizing nation on Europe's periphery, a country no longer a dictatorship or an imperial power. Gray emphasizes the power of the genre to absorb sounds, memories, histories, and styles and transform them into new narratives of meaning and "soul."

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Lila Ellen Gray
Forlag
Combined Academic Publishers
ISBN 9780822354598
Antall sider 328 Dimensjoner 16cm x 23,4cm x 2,5cm
Vekt 567 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Popular culture, Folk & traditional music

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