More than Bollywood : studies in Indian popular music
- Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 
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- xvi, 358 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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- Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-333), filmography (pages 335-339), discography (pages 339-341), and index.
- List of Contributors -- List of Figures -- List of Companion Media -- Introduction - Popular Music in India - Gregory D. Booth and Bradley Shope -- Part One: Perspectives on Film Song -- 1. A Moment of Historical Conjuncture in Mumbai: Playback Singers, Music Directors, and Arrangers and the Creation of Hindi Song (1948-1952) - Gregory D. Booth -- 2. Global Masala: Digital Identities and Aesthetic Trajectories in Post-Liberalized Indian Film Music - Natalie Sarrazin -- 3. Kollywood Goes Global: New Sounds and Contexts for Tamil Film Music in the Twenty-First Century - Joseph Getter -- 4. On Nightingales and Moonlight: Songcrafting Femininity in Malluwood - Kaley Mason -- Part 2: Audio Cultures, Music Videos, and Film Music -- 5. Film Song and Its Other: Tracing the Boundaries of Indian Music Genres - Jayson Beaster-Jones -- 6. Play it Again, Saraswathi: Gramophone, Religion, and Devotional Music in Colonial South India - Stephen Putnam Hughes -- 7. Filming the Bhangra Music Video - Anjali Gera Roy -- 8. Mimesis and Authenticity: The Case of "Thanda Thanda Pani" and Questions of Versioning in North Indian Popular Music - Peter Kvetko -- 9. Making Music Regional in a Delhi Studio - Stefan Fiol -- Part 3: Live Music, Performance Cultures, and Re-mediation -- 10. Latin American Music in Moving Pictures and Jazzy Cabarets in Mumbai, 1930s to 1950s - Bradley Shope -- 11. The Beat Comes to India: The Incorporation Rock Music into the Indian Soundscape - Gregory D. Booth -- 12. "Be True to Yourself": Violin Ganesh, Fusion, and Contradictions in Contemporary Urban India - Niko Higgins -- 13. At Home in the Studio: The Sound of Manganiyar Music Going Popular - Shalini Ayyagari -- 14. The Liveness-es of Pandit Bhimsen Joshi's Popular Abhangas - Anna Schultz -- 15. Bollywood in the Era of Filmsong Avatars: DJing, Remixing, and Change in the Film Music Industry of North India - Paul Greene -- Afterword: Capitalisms and Cosmopolitanisms - Timothy D. Taylor -- References -- Films and Music Cited -- Index.
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- Publisher's Summary
- This is the first book to tackle the diverse styles and multiple histories of popular musics in India. It brings together fourteen of the world's leading scholars on Indian popular music to contribute chapters on a range of topics from the classic songs of Bollywood to contemporary remixes, summarized by a reflective afterword by popular music scholar Timothy Taylor. The chapters in this volume address the impact of media and technology on contemporary music, the variety of industrial developments and contexts for Indian popular music, and historical trends in popular music development both before and after the Indian Independence in 1947. The book identifies new ways of engaging popular music in India beyond the Bollywood musical canon, and offers several case studies of local and regional styles of music. The contributors address the subcontinent's historical relationships with colonialism, the transnational market economies, local governmental factors, international conventions, and a host of other circumstances to shed light on the development of popular music throughout India. To illustrate each chapter author's points, and to make available music not easily accessible in North America, the book features an Oxford web music companion website of audio and video tracks.
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- edited by Gregory D. Booth and Bradley Shope.