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Sounding Roman

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Representation and Performing Identity in Western Turkey

  • Author: Seeman, Sonia Tamar

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Contents

  • Figures and Charts
  • Acknowledgements
  • Notes on Transliteration
  • About the Companion Website
  • 0. Prelude: Sounding Social Identity
  • 1. Towards a History of Social Construction:
  • The Formation of Romani Groups in the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires
  • 2. Romani Professional Entertainers in the Ottoman Empire:
  • Melody Players and Merriment Makers
  • 3. Inscribing cingene in Late Ottoman Cultural Forms
  • 4. Exnominating Turk, Hyper-nominating cingene:
  • Musical Representations of Ethnicity and Turkishness in the Early Republic
  • 5. From cingene Accompanist to Instrumental Soloist: The New Roman Stars
  • 6. Recording Roman: Sonic Representations on 45 rpm Recordings
  • 7. The Poetics of Singing Roman:
  • Metaphoricity to Mimesis in Roman Dance Songs
  • 8. Presenting Turkish Roman:
  • World Music and Musical Cosmopolitanisms
  • 9. Politicizing Roman and the Folklorization of Ethnicity
  • 10. Conclusions and Openings:
  • The Promise and Limitations of Musical Plurality
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index