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2. Mancunian Irish: Identity, Cultural Intimacy and Musical Hybridization – Urban Ethnomusicology and Cultural Mapping


 
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1. Title Title of document 2. Mancunian Irish: Identity, Cultural Intimacy and Musical Hybridization – Urban Ethnomusicology and Cultural Mapping - Cultural Mapping and Musical Diversity
 
2. Creator Author's name, affiliation, country Svend Kjeldsen; University of Limerick; Ireland
 
3. Subject Discipline(s) Music
 
4. Subject Keyword(s) UNESCO; music and culture; music heritage; cultural heritage; ethnomusicology; music and landscape; intangible cultural heritage
 
5. Subject Subject classification Music and culture
 
6. Description Abstract The last half of the 20th century saw an increase in urban studies. The study of migration and globalization, formation of transnational identities, social construction of place as well as the growing impact of technology and media in dense communication settings are hardly thinkable without research in the urban context. Consequently, the mapping of urban cultures has likewise become vital not only in cultural studies and the social sciences, but particularly also in ethnomusicology.
This is illustrated by a case study on music performance practices of British-Irish second-generation music makers in Manchester, Great Britain, in their socio-cultural context within the British-Irish Diaspora. Urban Manchester appears as a power centre for recycling of traditional musical ideas and for articulation of new, hybridizing performance practices with significant consequences for everyday life and identity production among second-generation Irish in Manchester. As the mapping process highlights, a life in displacement involves subjacent forms of nostalgia, but hybridized sonic practices make it possible to cope with these through strategies offering utopian perspectives, either as a celebration of own locality or as an invitation to the Manchester Irish to take up a position as citizens in the global imagined community of Irishness. Yet they might even enter a global diasporic solidarity based on general experiences of immigration and multiculturalism.
 
7. Publisher Organizing agency, location Equinox Publishing Ltd
 
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9. Date (YYYY-MM-DD) 15-Feb-2020
 
10. Type Status & genre Peer-reviewed Article
 
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12. Format File format PDF
 
13. Identifier Uniform Resource Identifier https://journals.equinoxpub.com/books/article/view/35824
 
14. Identifier Digital Object Identifier 10.1558/equinox.35824
 
15. Source Journal/conference title; vol., no. (year) Equinox eBooks Publishing; Cultural Mapping and Musical Diversity
 
16. Language English=en en
 
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19. Rights Copyright and permissions Copyright 2014 Equinox Publishing Ltd