IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/p/ess/wpaper/id2573.html
   My bibliography  Save this paper

Not Just Mad Englishmen and a Dog: The Colonial Tuning of 'Music on Record', 1900-1908

Author

Listed:
  • Vibodh Parthasarathi

    ()

Abstract

The paper excavates how the advent of commercial audiography, through 'Recording Expeditions' between 1902 and 1907, shaped configurations of the nascent business in, and culture around, 'music on record'. It will weigh the evolving nature of colonial imprints on these configurations by scrutinising three sites: the production of music, including the kinds of business practices shaping it; the popularisation of commodities and ideas through advertising and the meaning accorded to this 'new media' in the everyday life of early 20th century India. [WP No. 02/2008].

Suggested Citation

  • Vibodh Parthasarathi, 2010. "Not Just Mad Englishmen and a Dog: The Colonial Tuning of 'Music on Record', 1900-1908," Working Papers id:2573, eSocialSciences.
  • Handle: RePEc:ess:wpaper:id:2573
    Note: Institutional Papers
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://www.esocialsciences.org/Download/repecDownload.aspx?fname=Document11662010390.9435846.pdf&fcategory=Articles&AId=2573&fref=repec
    Download Restriction: no

    More about this item

    Keywords

    music; colonial; media; commodities; culture; productin; advertising; business; India; asia; history; Indian; scholarship; entrepreneurship; entertainment; human activity;

    NEP fields

    This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:ess:wpaper:id:2573. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Padma Prakash). General contact details of provider: http://www.esocialsciences.org .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.