Brooklyn Magazine, “The Musical Map of the United States”

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Brooklyn Magazine just released an intriguing new article about the unique genres that have come from various regions of the USA.  I discovered this article when clicking the discover on the WordPress homepage.

Geographers, sociologists, and anthropologists talk about the idea of “sense of place.”  Essentially “sense of place,” is the idea that geographic places have their own unique characteristics. These characteristics range from physical to conceptual.  Our geographical location has a relation to the way we think and live.  Our location develops our identify and our understanding and relationship we have to the outside world.

Observe how “sense of place,” changes regional music.

Read the article here: “The Musical Map of the United States”- Brooklyn Magazine

Sources:

Agnew, J.A.; Duncan, J.S. (1989). The power of place: Bringing together geographical and sociological imaginations. Boston: Unwin Hyman Publishers.

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