By Robert W. Fry
This ebook explores the formation and continuance of Nashville, Tennessee as a song position, the significance of the enthusiasts (tourists) in growing Nashville’s multifaceted musical identification, and the track and city’s impression at the formation and function of the person and collective identities of the country-music fan. extra importantly, the writer discusses the bigger factor of nation track as a signifier of culture suggesting that for lots of viewers, the tune serves as a soundtrack, whereas Nashville serves as a performative house that allows the construction, functionality, and remembrance of not just the country-music culture, but in addition a number of person and collective traditions and an idealized American id. during the theatrics of tourism, Nashville and its connection to kingdom track are played day-by-day, strengthened in the course of the sound and panorama of state music.
Performing Nashville may be of curiosity to scholars and students throughout a variety of disciplines, together with tourism experiences, relaxation reviews, ethnomusicology, sociology, folklore and anthropology.
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Performing Nashville: Music Tourism and Country Music's Main Street (Leisure Studies in a Global Era) by Robert W. Fry