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Florian Carl

Music, Travel, and the Production of Space

ISBN 978-3-8258-1905-7
Band-Nr. 3
Jahr 2009
Seiten 208
Bindung broschiert
Reihe KlangKulturStudien/SoundCultureStudies

Artikelnummer: 978-3-8258-1905-7 Kategorien: , ,


From ethnographic shows in the nineteenth century to „African markets“ in
zoos today; from funeral celebrations in urban settings in Ghana to
workshops and world music festivals in Germany; from televised
Independence Day celebrations in Africa to musical scenes and the
nightlife in European cities – the contexts for the performance of African
music could hardly be more diverse. This ethnography explores the
production of social space and the negotiation of culture and ethnicity
through musical performance in the transnational field between Berlin and

Florian Carl is an ethnomusicologist who worked on the representation and
performance of African music in colonial and postcolonial contexts. He is
currently engaged in research on the social history and contemporary
significance of music and religious experience in southern Ghana.