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Unformatted text preview: Music and Identity Lecture Notes 2-17-10 17/02/2010 12:02:00 Self-Identity and Music Music making and music listening • Social and aesthetic process (Simon Frith) • Authenticity o The condition or quality of being genuine ← Individual Identity • The personality of an individual regarded as a persistent entity • Self-in process (Simon Frith) o “It is a process, not a thing, a becoming not a being” ← Collective Identity • The set of behavioral or personal characterisitics by which an individual is recognizable as a member of a group • Connections between people and cultures ← Genre= a type or style of music • Sungenres- a mode of expression that articulates a lifestyle (Dick Hebdige) o Grunge o Pearl Jam “Gruevance” Vote for Change, D.C. 2004 ← Components of Identity • Ethnicity, socio-economic status, gender, sexuality, race, religious or spiritual...
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