2007 Alan Merriam Prize offered via the Society for Ethnomusicology 2007 PEN/Past Margins Guide Award Finalist Once we recall to mind African American widespread song, our first concept will not be of double-dutch: ladies bouncing between two twirling ropes, conserving time to the tick-tat underneath their feet. However this e book argues that the video games black ladies play —handclapping songs, cheers, and double-dutch bounce rope—each replicate and encourage the rules of black widespread musicmaking. The Video games Black Ladies Play illustrates how black musical types are included into the earliest video games African American ladies be informed—how, in impact, those video games include the DNA of black song. Drawing on interviews, recordings of handclapping video games and cheers, and her personal remark and reminiscences of gameplaying, Kyra D. Gaunt argues that black ladies8217; video games are attached to lengthy traditions of African and African American musicmaking, and that they train essential musical and social courses which might be carried into maturity. On this birthday party of playground poetry and youth choreography, she uncovers the strangely wealthy contributions of ladies’ play to black pop culture.http://books.google.com/books/previewlib.js
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