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Title:
Karaoke around the world : global technology, local singing
Author:
Mitsui, Tōru, 1940-
Publication Information:
London ; New York : Routledge, 2001.
Physical Description:
xi, 206 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm
General Note:
Originally published in 1998 in the series Routledge research in cultural and media studies.
Language:
English
Contents:
The genesis of karaoke : how the combination of technology and music evolved / Tōru Mitsui -- The effects of karaoke on music in Japan / Hiroshi Ogawa -- Karaoke and middle-aged and older women / Shinobu Oku -- The adaptability of karaoke in the United Kingdom / William H. Kelly -- From TV to holidays : karaoke in Italy / Paolo Prato -- Filling voids along the byway : identification and interpretation in the Swedish forms of karaoke / Johan Fornäs -- Singing in a cultural enclave : karaoke in a Japanese-Brazilian community / Shūhei Hosokawa -- The karaoke dilemma : on the interaction between collectivism and individualism in the karaoke space / Casy Man Kong Lum -- Karaoke in East Asia : modernization, Japanization, or Asianization? / Akiko Ōtake and Shūehei Hosokawa.
ISBN:
9780415258548
Format :
Book

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This volume explores what underlies those karaoke experiences which involve people as singers, co-singers and listeners. The contributors consider the subject's technological, musical, ethnic, communicative, national, political and gender aspects.


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