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Type: Thesis
Title: Rebetika music-making in Adelaide : diaspora musical style and identity
Author: Tsounis, Demeter
Issue Date: 1997
School/Discipline: Dept. of Music Studies
Abstract: Examines the contemporary significance of rebetika music in Adelaide, South Australia, by identifying the social and cultural processes which nurture this music in the Australian multicultural context.
Contents: V.1. Pt 1. Ch. 1. Musical style and identity: theories and methods ; Ch. 2. Rebetika music: a history ; Ch. 3. The emergence of ’roots’ music and ’soul’ music symbolic-ideological narratives ; Ch. 4. The emergence of the ’world’ music symbolic-ideological narrative ; Pt 2. The Rebetika music-making scene in Adelaide: contexts and music. Ch. 5. A historical perspective of the Greek-Australian community and its music ; Ch. 6. Contemporary Rebetika music-making events in Adelaide ; Ch. 7. The music-makers ; Ch. 8. Rebetika repertoire and programs ; Ch. 9. The musical features of Rebetika ; Pt 3. Rebetika music-making and meaning: an interpretation of contemporary Rebetika music-making practices in Adelaide. Ch. 10. Social-dances ; Ch. 11. Restaurants ; Ch. 12. Life cycle celebrations ; Ch. 13. Festivals ; Ch. 14. Concerts ; Pt 4. Diaspora Rebetika style and identity in Adelaide. Ch. 15. Epilogue. -- v.2. Rebetika music sample: music notations -- [v.3.] Rebetika music sample: audio recordings.
Dissertation Note: Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Adelaide, Dept. of Music Studies, 1997
Subject: Rebetika South Australia Adelaide.
Description: Includes bibliographies.
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