The Global Jukebox has a venerable history and significant aims. Its central principle is what founder Alan Lomax named “cultural equity,” “the right of all people to practice, maintain and pass down their languages, customs and traditions with equal respect and with harm to no one.”1 The safeguarding of the world's plethora of perspectives and experiences is growing ever more urgent as many confront displacement as a result of political upheavals and climate change, and the promise of the Internet to be a tool for equality threatens to dissolve under the hegemony of mass-produced culture. In the face of these issues, the Global Jukebox is more than just an online museum of sound:...
Review: The Global Jukebox
TAMSYN MAHONEY-STEEL is Lecturer in Digital Humanities at the University of Central Lancashire. Her PhD focused on citation and allusion in medieval motets and she has published on the motets of the Roman de Fauvel, references to games in motets, the digital annotation of medieval manuscripts, Linked Open Data and motets, and text encoding. She is a member of the editorial team for the Complete Works Edition of Guillaume de Machaut.
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Tamsyn Mahoney-Steel; Review: The Global Jukebox. Journal of the American Musicological Society 1 December 2019; 72 (3): 902–912. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jams.2019.72.3.902
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