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Author Vignau, Charlotte, 1974-

Title Modernity, complex societies, and the alphorn / Charlotte Vignau
Published Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, 2013
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Contents The alphorn, alphorn performance and alphorn music : a national symbol of Switzerland? -- On video and film in ethnomusicology -- The migration of the alphorn phenomenon three case studies : Allgäu, the Netherlands and Japan
Summary This easily accessible book offers a pioneering study about the alphorn, its music, and its performance, based on extensive field research in Switzerland and other countries. It also offers new insights about the technique of filmmaking for musical ethnography. Being the first book on the alphorn in English, it combines originality and inspiration with solid, careful, and complete research
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Alphorn music -- History and criticism.
Music -- Social aspects -- Switzerland -- History.
Video recordings in ethnomusicology.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0739167987 (electronic bk.)
9780739167984 (electronic bk.)