Prague soundscapes /

Prague Soundscapes is the first book focusing on music in Prague from other than musical-historical perspectives. It approaches musical events in present-day Prague from an ethno-musicological position, sometimes called musical anthropology. We take in, for instance, the Refufest festival, a punk co...

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Imprint:[Prague, Czech Republic] : Karolinum Press, 2014.
©2014
Description:1 online resource (320 pages) : color illustrations, photographs
Language:English
Subject:Music -- Czech Republic -- Prague -- History and criticism.
Ethnomusicology -- Czech Republic -- Prague.
Performing arts -- Czech Republic -- Prague.
MUSIC -- Genres & Styles -- Classical.
MUSIC -- Reference.
Ethnomusicology.
Music.
Performing arts.
Czech Republic -- Prague.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11238403
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Other authors / contributors:Jurková, Zuzana, author.
Havelka, Miloš, reviewer.
Rădulescu, Speranța, reviewer.
Sherman, Tamah, proofreader.
Levy, Valerie, translator.
Morgan, Daniel, 1970- proofreader.
ISBN:9788024625966
8024625962
9788024625157
Notes:Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed October 21, 2014).
Summary:Prague Soundscapes is the first book focusing on music in Prague from other than musical-historical perspectives. It approaches musical events in present-day Prague from an ethno-musicological position, sometimes called musical anthropology. We take in, for instance, the Refufest festival, a punk concert at the Modrá vopice club, a performance of Dvorák's Rusalka at the National Theatre or accompany followers of the Hare Krishna and their procession through Prague - not just to see and ""hear"" their music, but also to learn who makes and listens to it and why. An abundance of photographs accom.
Other form:Print version: Prague soundscapes. [Prague, Czech Republic] : Karolinum Press, ©2014 320 pages 9788024625157