Metal, rock, and jazz perception and the phenomenology of musical experience

Berger, Harris M., 1966-

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  • Creator Harris M. Berger
  • Format Books
  • Publication Hanover, N.H. : University Press of New England, c1999.
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (578 p.)
  • ISBNs 1283109913, 9786613109910, 0819571822, 0585387540
  • OCLC ocn767498320, ocm49569024


  • A lively comparison of musical meaning in Ohio's Jazz, metal, and hard rock scene.


  • "Wesleyan University Press."
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 315-323) and index.
  • English


  • Cover; Half title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; 1. An Introduction to Central Issues in Ethnomusicology and Folklore: Phenomenology and Practice Theory; I. The Ethnography of Musical Practice; 2. Commercial Hard Rock in Cleveland, Ohio: Dia Pason and Max Panic; 3. Heavy Metal in Akron, Ohio: Winter's Bane and Sin-Eater; 4. Two Jazz Scenes in Northeast Ohio; II. The Organization of Musical Experience and the Practice of Perception; 5. The Organization of Attention in Two Jazz Scenes
  • 6. The Organization of Attention in the Rock and Metal Scenes7. Tonality, Temporality, and the Intending Subject (1): Chris Ozimek and "Turn for the Worse"; 8. Tonality, Temporality, and the Perceptual Subject (2): Dann Saladin and "The Final Silencing"; 9. Conclusions: Perceptual Practice and Social Context; III. Music, Experience, and Society: Death Metal and Deindustrialization in an American City; 10. Death Metal Perspectives: Affect, Purpose, and the Social Life of Music; 11. A Critical Dialogue on the Politics of the Metal Underground: Race, Class, and Consequence
  • 12. Conclusion: The Scope of EthnomusicologyNotes; Glossary; Selected Bibliography; Index
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