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List of Contributors ; List of Figures ; List of Companion Media ; Introduction - Popular Music in India - Gregory D. Booth and Bradley Shope ; Part One: Perspectives on Film Song ; 1. A Moment of Historical Conjuncture in Mumbai: Playback Singers, Music Directors, and Arrangers and the Creation of Hindi Song (1948-1952) - Gregory D. Booth ; 2. Global Masala: Digital Identities and Aesthetic Trajectories in Post-Liberalized Indian Film Music - Natalie Sarrazin ; 3. Kollywood Goes Global: New Sounds and Contexts for Tamil Film Music in the Twenty-First Century - Joseph Getter ; 4. On Nightingales and Moonlight: Songcrafting Femininity in Malluwood - Kaley Mason ; Part 2: Audio Cultures, Music Videos, and Film Music ; 5. Film Song and Its Other: Tracing the Boundaries of Indian Music Genres - Jayson Beaster-Jones ; 6. Play it Again, Saraswathi: Gramophone, Religion, and Devotional Music in Colonial South India - Stephen Putnam Hughes ; 7. Filming the Bhangra Music Video - Anjali Gera Roy ; 8. Mimesis and Authenticity: The Case of "Thanda Thanda Pani" and Questions of Versioning in North Indian Popular Music - Peter Kvetko ; 9. Making Music Regional in a Delhi Studio - Stefan Fiol ; Part 3: Live Music, Performance Cultures, and Re-mediation ; 10. Latin American Music in Moving Pictures and Jazzy Cabarets in Mumbai, 1930s to 1950s - Bradley Shope ; 11. The Beat Comes to India: The Incorporation Rock Music into the Indian Soundscape - Gregory D. Booth ; 12. "Be True to Yourself": Violin Ganesh, Fusion, and Contradictions in Contemporary Urban India - Niko Higgins ; 13. At Home in the Studio: The Sound of Manganiyar Music Going Popular - Shalini Ayyagari ; 14. The Liveness-es of Pandit Bhimsen Joshi's Popular Abhangas - Anna Schultz ; 15. Bollywood in the Era of Filmsong Avatars: DJing, Remixing, and Change in the Film Music Industry of North India - Paul Greene ; Afterword: Capitalisms and Cosmopolitanisms - Timothy D. Taylor ; References ; Films and Music Cited ; Index

About the Author

GREGORY D. BOOTH is an Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Auckland and has been engaged in the study of Indian music and culture for more than thirty years. He is the author of two books: Behind the Curtain: Making Music in Mumbai's Film Studios (OUP 2008) and Brass Baja: Stories from the World of Indian Wedding Bands (OUP 2005). BRADLEY SHOPE is an Assistant Professor of Music at Texas A & M in Corpus Christi and holds a doctorate in ethnomusicology from Indiana University. His research interests include the history of western popular music in India and the musical life of the British Raj in the 19th and early 20th centuries. He has been especially interested in jazz in India from the 1920s to the 1940s and its intersection with early Hindi film music.


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