Loading, please wait...
:

product description page

Understanding Scotland Musically : Folk, Tradition and Policy - (Hardcover)

Understanding Scotland Musically : Folk, Tradition and Policy -  (Hardcover) - image 1 of 1

About this item

Scottish traditional music has been through a successful revival in the mid-twentieth century and has now entered a professionalised and public space. Devolution in the UK and the surge of political debate surrounding the independence referendum in Scotland in 2014 led to a greater scrutiny of regional and national identities within the UK, set within the wider context of cultural globalisation. This volume brings together a range of authors that sets out to explore the increasingly plural and complex notions of Scotland, as performed in and through traditional music. Traditional music has played an increasingly prominent role in the public life of Scotland, mirrored in other Anglo-American traditions. This collection principally explores this movement from historically text-bound musical authenticity towards more transient sonic identities that are blurring established musical genres and the meaning of what constitutes ‘traditional’ music today. The volume therefore provides a cohesive set of perspectives on how traditional music performs Scottishness at this crucial moment in the public life of an increasingly (dis)United Kingdom.

Number of Pages: 290
Genre: Music
Series Title: Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Language: English
Street Date: February 20, 2018
TCIN: 53391833
UPC: 9781138205222
Item Number (DPCI): 248-66-1569
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info.
$140.00
Shipping
In stock - free standard shipping with REDcard
Not in stores

Ratings & reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.


*See offer details. Restrictions apply. Pricing, promotions and availability may vary by location and at Target.com.