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Andrea Mariko Grant

work on religious soundscapes in sub-Saharan Africa has been concerned with conflicts between the sounds of ‘traditional’ African religion and recently arrived Pentecostal churches. 1 Most authors conclude that despite apparent differences, both traditional African religion and Pentecostal churches

David Douglas Daniels, III

more than orality, early Pentecostal sound generated a way of knowing that challenged the orality-literacy binary, the hierarchy of senses that privileged sight, and the hierarchy of the races. Keywords Pentecostalism, soundscape, earwitness, soundways, worship, ambient sounds, acoustemology Prelude


An Imaginative Approach to Collaborative Education

Gillian L. Bateman

Mark Stevenson

© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2010 DOI: 10.1163/156852610X545868 Nan Nü 12 (2010) 255-310 N A N N Ü Sound, Space and Moral Soundscapes in Ruyijun zhuan and Chipozi zhuan Mark Stevenson * (Victoria University) Abstract is paper employs methods from

Peng Xu

soundscape,” or the sonic environment of performance; the audience’s “point of audition” (as opposed to the spectator’s “point of view”); and, more generally, the historical sensory experience of sound—issues that have shaped the vibrant field of sound culture studies. 4 Among the many threads of thought in


Javier Marín-López

address a later chronology. For that reason, this chapter provides an overview of Lima’s urban musical life during the 16th century through the lens of the diversity of roles, expressions and meanings of its soundscape within the urban ceremonial. 1 From Urban Musicology to a History of the Emotions The

How Readable is the Caribbean Soundscape?

New Contributions to Music Bibliography

Kenneth Bilby

information on the wealth of older traditions that still form part of the Jamaican soundscape risks helping to perpetuate the common myth (probably produced by reggae’s early dalliance and continuing on-and-off romance with the Euro-American pop music mainstream) that Jamaica’s phenomenally influential

Bradley Hald

visual and auditory perception that also structured the Sphacteria narrative. Also like the earlier scene, the soundscape at Epipolae includes martial shouting, which is the first sound encountered by the Athenians (7.44.3-4): καὶ τῶν Ἀθηναίων οἱ µὲν ἤδη ἐνικῶντο, οἱ δ’ ἔτι τῇ πρώτῃ ἐφόδῳ ἀήσσητοι

Christian Thomas Leitmeir

, Alexander Fisher has devoted a book-length study to the sounds and soundscapes of Bavaria from the mid-sixteenth to the mid-seventeenth centuries. In line with the spirit of the series The New Cultural History of Music , published by the American branch of Oxford University Press, he makes a decisive turn


Jutta Toelle

soundscape. Christian sounds were thus seen as uniting the newly arrived Jesuits with experienced missionaries and converts from the reducciones, members of other orders and secular priests, colonial administrators and the urban society. Gaetano Cattaneo (in the early eighteenth century) provides a similar