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Author Eidsheim, Nina Sun, 1975- author.

Title The race of sound : listening, timbre, and vocality in African American music / Nina Sun Eidsheim.

Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource ( xiv, 268 pages.) :
Series Refiguring American music
Refiguring American music.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Formal and informal pedagogies : believing in race, teaching race, hearing race -- Phantom genealogy : sonic Blackness and the American operatic timbre -- Familiarity as strangeness : Jimmy Scott and the question of Black timbral masculinity -- Race as zeros and ones : Vocaloid refused, reimagined, and repurposed -- Bifurcated listening : the inimitable, imitated Billie Holiday -- Widening rings of being : the singer as stylist and technician.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI Available via World Wide Web.
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on December 20, 2018).
Other author ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993.
Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959.
Scott, Jimmy, 1925-2014.
Vocaloid (Computer file)
African Americans -- Music -- Social aspects.
Music and race -- United States.
Voice culture -- Social aspects -- United States.
Tone color (Music) -- Social aspects -- United States.
Music -- Social aspects -- United States.
Singing -- Social aspects -- United States.
Variant Title Listening, timbre, and vocality in African American music
Local series Proquest Ebook Central
ISBN 9780822372646 electronic book
0822372649 electronic book
9780822368564 hardcover ; alkaline paper
0822368560 hardcover ; alkaline paper
9780822368687 paperback ; alkaline paper
0822368684 paperback ; alkaline paper