Week 5 (17.3.): Street music. New Orleans jazz parades.

Opened: Sunday, 1 October 2017, 12:00 AM
Due: Tuesday, 17 March 2020, 3:30 PM

Readings: Sakakeeny, Matt, 2010. “’Under the Bridge’:  An Orientation to Soundscapes in New Orleans.” in Ethnomusicology 54/1:  1-19(27).

Assignments: What are the main points of the article? How does the author discuss jazz parades as ‘soundscape’ (find different aspects)? Consider different notions of place/space in this regard: physical place, geographical place, social space (as related to race and class). Compare to Feld’s notion of soundscapes (see week 1). Address also the issue of coherent vs contested space, and the notion of generative (productive) effects of industrialization (technological soundscapes). One paragraph.