By Simon McKerrell
Focus: Scottish conventional Music engages tools from ethnomusicology, well known tune stories, cultural experiences, and media experiences to give an explanation for how complicated Scottish identities and tradition are built within the conventional tune and tradition of Scotland. This e-book examines Scottish song via their social and performative contexts, outlining vocal traditions akin to lullabies, mining songs, Scottish ballads, herding songs, and protest songs in addition to instrumental traditions equivalent to mess around tune, nation dances, and casual night pub periods. Case reports discover the most important rules in figuring out Scotland musically through exploring ethnicity, Britishness, belonging, politics, transmission and function, positioning the cultural id of Scotland in the United Kingdom.
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