Mobilized sound: Memory, inscription and vision in Irish traditional music
Coleman, Steve (2010) Mobilized sound: Memory, inscription and vision in Irish traditional music. Irish Journal of Anthropology, 13 (1). pp. 23-30.
This paper suggests a few ways in which sound is mutiply embedded in histories, localities and figurations of identity. I compare the linguistic and performative contextualization of musical sound to the semiotic effects which ensue when sound and image are juxtaposed. In each case, multiple contexts are brought together, creating sensory chronotopes in which performers and listeners find themselves within complex time-spaces:
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