Claiming diaspora : music, transnationalism, and cultural politics in Asian/Chinese America / Su Zheng.Material type: TextLanguage: English, Chinese Series: American musicspheresPublisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, Copyright date: ©2010Description: 1 online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780199722822; 019972282X; 0195134370; 9780195134377Subject(s): Chinese Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Music -- History and criticism | Music -- United States -- History and criticism | Chinese Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social life and customs | Group identity -- New York (State) -- New York | MUSIC -- Genres & Styles -- Classical | MUSIC -- Reference | Chinese Americans -- Social life and customs | Group identity | Music | New York (State) -- New York | United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. | Criticism, interpretation, etc. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Claiming diaspora.DDC classification: 780.89/951073 LOC classification: ML3560.C5Online resources: Click here to access online
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Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed August 5, 2016).
Includes bibliographical references, filmography and discography, and index.
Chinese text of cited works in appendix.
Cover; Contents; List of Figures and Musical Examples; List of Tables; Technical Notes; 1. Introduction; 2. The Formation of a Diasporic Musical Culture as a Site of Contradiction; 3. New York and the Transpacific Routes: Music in the Racialized History of Chinese American Experience; 4. Music Here and Now: A Diasporic Soundscape in a Global City; 5. From Private Realm to Public Display of Multiculturalism: Mapping the Local Geocultural Processes of Music Production, Consumption, and (Re)Presentations.
6. "Our Goal Is to Be in Sync with Other Areas of the World": Transnational Media Culture and Popular Music7. The Poetics and Politics of Displacement: Portraits of Seven Immigrant Musicians; 8. The Ambiguities of Cultural Politics in Asian/Chinese American Music Discourse; Appendix I. Chinese American Musical Groups in the New York-New Jersey-Greater New York Metropolitan Area; Appendix II. Sheung Chi Ng's Taishan Muyu Song Repertories; Appendix III. Complete Chinese Texts of Poems and Lyrics Cited; Glossary; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; J; K; L; M; N; P; Q; R; S; T; W; X; Y; Z; Notes.
Framed by a century and a half of racialized Chinese American musical experiences, Claiming Diaspora explores the thriving contemporary musical culture of Asian/Chinese America. Ranging from traditional operas to modern instrumental music, from ethnic media networks to popular music, from Asian American jazz to the work of recent avant-garde composers, author Su Zheng reveals the rich and diverse musical activities among Chinese Americans and tells of the struggles of Chinese Americans to gain a foothold in the American cultural terrain. She not only tells their stories, but also examines the.