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Fiddling for Norway: Revival and Identity (Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology)

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Fiddling for Norway is an engrossing portrait of a fiddle-based folk revival in Norway, one that in many ways parallels contemporary folk institutions and festivals throughout the world, including American fiddling. It is a detailed case study in the politics of culture, the causes and purposes of folk revivals, and the cultivation of music to define identity.

The book begins with an investigation of the people and events important to Norwegian folk fiddling, tracing the history of Norwegian folk music and the growth and diversification of the folk music revival. The narrative takes us to fiddle clubs, concerts and competitions on the local, regional, and national levels, and shows how conflicting emphasesand#8212;local vs. national identity, tradition vs. aesthetic qualitiesand#8212;continue to transform Norwegian folk music. Goertzen utilizes a large anthology of meticulously transcribed tunes to illustrate personal and regional repertoires, aspects of performance practice, melodic gesture and form, and tune relationships. Ethnomusicologists and readers who fiddle will enjoy both the music and the stories it tells.

Table of Contents

List of Figures

Preface and Acknowledgments

Pt. 1: Fiddlers

1: Introduction

2: Reviving Folkemusikk

3: Fiddlers and Fiddle Clubs in the Late Twentieth Century

4: Contests and Concerts

5: Reconfiguring the Norwegian Folk Music World: The Gammaldans Controversy

Pt. 2: Fiddle Tunes

6: Fiddle Tunes in Folkemusikk Genres: Mode and Form

7: Local and Regional Style, Genre, and the Individual Fiddle Tune

8: Musical Change and Cultural Forces Late in the Twentieth Century

Tune Anthology

Performance Information

Notes

Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780226300504
Author:
Goertzen, Chris
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Location:
Chicago :
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
Ethnomusicology
Subject:
Music
Subject:
Musical Instruments - Strings
Subject:
Folk music
Subject:
Competitions
Subject:
Fiddle tunes
Subject:
Fiddling
Subject:
Music -- Competitions -- Norway.
Subject:
Folk music -- Norway -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Fiddle tunes -- Norway -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Music-Strings
Edition Description:
1
Series:
Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology
Series Volume:
10
Publication Date:
19971231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
18 halftones, 16 maps, 127 musical examp
Pages:
364
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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