Sport, Music, Identities

Sport, Music, Identities

by Anthony Bateman (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415587822
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/07/2014
Series: Sport in the Global Society - Contemporary Perspectives Series
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Anthony Bateman is an Honorary Visiting Research Fellow at The International Centre for Sports History and Culture, De Montfort University, UK. A former professional musician, he was a member of the Orchestra of Scottish Opera and the Hallé Orchestra. He is the author of Cricket, Literature and Culture: Symbolising the Nation, Destabilising Empire and is co-editor of Sporting Sounds: Relationships Between Sport and Music and The Cambridge Companion to Cricket.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: sport, music, identities 2. ‘See, the conquering hero comes! Sound the trumpets, beat the drums’: music and sport in England, 1880 – 1939 3. ‘Bubbles’, ‘Abe my boy’ and ‘the Fowler war cry’: singing at the Vetch Field in the 1920s 4. ‘All Men Will Become Brothers’ (‘Alle Menschen werden Bru¨der’): Ludwig van Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony and Olympic Games ideology 5. Dmitry Shostakovich, sport and politics in the USSR 6. Playing Away: the construction and reception of a football opera (interview with the composer Benedict Mason) 7. ‘One time he could-‘a’ been, the champion of the world’: Bob Dylan’s ‘Hurricane’ as protest song 8. ‘Sing a Powerful Song’: The Saw Doctors, sports and singing Irish identities 9. ‘We’re all going global’: cricket’s new rhythms in an age of revolution? 10. Love is the drug: performance-enhancing in sport and music 11. Run to the Beat: sport and music for the masses

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