Religious Ritual and Social Bond
- Religion as a bond
- way of organizing socially
Religion and Society
- centripetal union - unified communities
~ king was legitimized through Church's recognition of him as "god" on
~ king "appointed" by
Music History 1-24-2012!
Western Liturgy and Chant!
Why chant? Monophony: message most clearly made through a single
Importance of religion!
Roman liturgy and inuence of Western society!
music was not just an ornament!
Ideology & Music Thought:!
Monody & Early Madrigals!
Institutions and Music!
Church and music!
- Quadrivium: Astronomy, Math, Geometry, Music!
~ back then music was supposed to mathematically controlled and
~ quadrivium was of the prec
Review: Final Exam!
Music and Politics!
Music and identity!
- political and economic systems!
- confessionalism -> nationalism!
- coming from a time that was originally organized by monarchy, now it
was by idea of the land, be
Latin Crazy (1940s-1950s)!
U.S. after 1930s!
vaudeville, jazz, broadway, Latin musics!
Investments on tourism!
J.F.K., Nixon - Americas playgound!
Nightclub era - NY <-> Havana!
Havana was LAS VEGAS back then!
cant I have moar XD?!
Exam I Review!
- religion as a cohesive!
- "imagined communities"!
- who is "us" through performance of liturgy!
- Political history: Arab, Byzantine, western worlds!
Exam 3 Review!
Tradition: works, approaches, music elements?!
- stay as such, continuing the tradition!
Performance: historical process of engagement!
Tradition: rhetorical elements (reinvention)!
- for one generatio
Jamaica: from ska to reggae!
Early origins (line of ska)!
folk sources: kumina (religious drumming from west Africa),mento, revival music!
foreign sounds: r& b!
industry and media!
1960s Ska?: local r&b versions!
sacred > secular sensibilities!
17th Century and18th century - civil society!
started to separate themselves from monarch and church!
strozzi, vivaldi, handel!
started to compose stuff for rituals in these confrate
Music of Africa: Traditions of Jeli!
Jeli and oral memory!
- sense of common history and community!
specialized individuals in this tradition!
not anyone could be a Jeli, had to be a part of an already established Jeli
Inventing Tradition in the Baroque!
Tradition is a quest for the past, navigation of the past to make sense of it in the
the way we think about the past constantly changes!
thus tradition is always changing!
Instrumental Music -17th C!