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Vernacular Musics in the Era of Electrical Recording: Michael Denning, Apr. 18, 2014

Decolonizing the Ear: The Reverberations of Vernacular Musics in the Era of Electrical Recording

The IAS Music and Sound Studies Collaborative presents Prof. Michael Denning, American Studies and English, Yale University.


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Prof. Denning will present a study of the dramatic transformations in vernacular musics that take place around the world in the years between 1925 and 1931 in the wake of electrical recording, radio broadcasting and sound film, their place in the working-class musical cultures of the metropolises of modernism, and their connection to the larger history of decolonization.

Organized by the IAS Music and Sound Studies Collaborative and Interdisciplinary Graduate Group.
This event occurred on Friday, April 18, 2014, at 4:00pm in Northop, Crosby Seminar Room.

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