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A Riddle Wrapped in a Mystery

Timothy D. Taylor

Timothy D. Taylor is Asssistant Professor of Music at Columbia University. He is author of Global Pop: World Music, World Markets, also published by Routledge. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Strange Sounds : Music, Technology, & Culture

Taylor & Francis Group, 2001

Scholarly Books

...Globalization as we currently discuss it and theorize it cannot be conceived without taking into consideration digital technologies that have speeded up the movement of information. It is for this reason that Manuel Castells prefers...

Sonic Inscriptions

The Soundscapes of Australia : Music, Place and Spirituality

Taylor & Francis Group, an informa business, 2007

Scholarly Books

...The land as acoustic space and sonic marks Australia is an ancient land which has been mapped and inscribed for over 50,000 years with indigenous song. Traditionally, land and song are inseparable and together they hold the keys...

Spirit, Place and Power in Arnhem Land Traditional and Christian Music

The Soundscapes of Australia : Music, Place and Spirituality

Taylor & Francis Group, an informa business, 2007

Scholarly Books

...Anthropological analyses of the relationship between traditional and Christian musics in tropical Australia are sparse. Much more has been written about the form, style and meaning of traditional ritual music across the Australian...

Visions of the Great South Land in Peter Sculthorpe’s Opera Quiros

The Soundscapes of Australia : Music, Place and Spirituality

Taylor & Francis Group, an informa business, 2007

Scholarly Books

...The composer Peter Sculthorpe has contributed to the formation of Australia’s cultural identity for over 40 years, primarily through his captivating music but also through his teaching, writing, and speaking. Most generally, he explains his...

Words and Music

The Soundscapes of Australia : Music, Place and Spirituality

Taylor & Francis Group, an informa business, 2007

Scholarly Books

...In 1956 the composer Clive Douglas (1903–77) published an article titled ‘Folksong and the Brown Man – A Means to an Australian Expression in Symphonic Music’ (Douglas, 1956a: 81–5). Its essential theme was the proposition that an entire...

Colin Bright and the Psyche of Place

The Soundscapes of Australia : Music, Place and Spirituality

Taylor & Francis Group, an informa business, 2007

Scholarly Books

...Sydney-based composer Colin Bright (b. 1949) has frequently acknowledged that ‘psyche of place’ is a theme that has remained central to his work throughout his career. Highly articulate about his music, in several articles and interviews he...

Singing the Land, Singing the Family

The Soundscapes of Australia : Music, Place and Spirituality

Taylor & Francis Group, an informa business, 2007

Scholarly Books

...Introduction At some point during the Second World War a Yanyuwa man, Short Friday Babawurra, stepped from his canoe on the south west coast of Vanderlin Island at a place that is known as Yulbarra. He camped there for some time with his...

Landscape, Spirit and Music An Australian Story

The Soundscapes of Australia : Music, Place and Spirituality

Taylor & Francis Group, an informa business, 2007

Scholarly Books

...In his book investigating the concept of ‘belonging’, Australian writer Peter Read quotes the words of poet Judith Wright (1915–2000):These two strands – the love of the land we have invaded, and the guilt of the invasion – have become...

Sing a Country of the Mind

The Soundscapes of Australia : Music, Place and Spirituality

Taylor & Francis Group, an informa business, 2007

Scholarly Books

...… our imaginations assent to the stimulus of the names, our sense of the place is enhanced, our sense of ourselves as inhabitants not just of a geographical country but a country of the mind is cemented (Heaney, 1980: 132).… that’s...