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The field of popular music in Israel (1985)

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A review indicting the actions of different social forces negotiating the nature and meaning of popular music in Israel. Includes a discussion on: the different musical genres in the field and their social context; the hierarchy between those genres; the social and cultural factors involved in producing and preserving the hierarchy; the social forces and musical genres in conflict with the existing situation, and the dynamics of change resulting from this conflict.

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Articles in Books
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1989

Sentimentality and High Pathos: Popular Music in Fascist Germany

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Retrieved from: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Research: Bibliographies Explores the ways popular music was used as a social and political tool by the Reich Chamber of Music to shape the German public image of the Nazis. Provides analysis of Nazi radio transmissions of the 1930s to trace the increasing use of music as a propaganda tool.

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Articles in Journals
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1985

Notes on Bukharan Music in Israel

The article describes field work in Israel during 1971 in the research of Bukarian music. It describes the cultural influences and origins of the Bukharian community. Urban communities were more pluralistic and multicutural and Jewish musicians contributd to them. It appears that in Israel as in the Soviet Union Bukharian music was to a large extent modernized and even lost. The article follows the story of one Bukharian family which arrived in Israel in the 1930s.

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Articles in Books
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1982

To Have a Culture of Our Own: On Israeliness and its Variants

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Hebrewism, Globalized Israeliness and Mizrakhiut are examined as three major variants of Israeliness that struggle between them over dominance in Israeli field of national culture. By discussing typical styles of literature and popular music associated with each variant, it is demonstrated how each is commited, albeit in a different way, to the belief in the idea of "one nation - one culture" and to the construction of one unique "Israeli culture".

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Articles in Journals
Year: 
2000

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