Music in the Andes

Oxford University Press

Item No. 831154
Alt. Part # 9780195306743
UPC Code 9780195306743
0 reviews Write a review
By Thomas Turino.  Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture. This case-study volume can be used along with the core Global Music Series books, Teaching Music Globally and Thinking Musically (item MUCA1438 for the set of two books, available separately). Each case study book uses the contemporary
Temporarily out of stock, reserve yours today In Stock In Stock
Price
$49.95
excl. tax
This product cannot be ordered at the moment.
Description
By Thomas Turino.  Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture. This case-study volume can be used along with the core Global Music Series books, Teaching Music Globally and Thinking Musically (item MUCA1438 for the set of two books, available separately). Each case study book uses the contemporary musical situation as a point of departure, covering historical information and traditions as they relate to the present.Overview of the rich and diverse musical crossroads of southern Peru and Bolivia. In contrast to places where modern styles often replace older musical traditions, in the Andes each new musical layer is added, combined, and performed along with earlier ones. There is a continuously evolving musical heritage.This book examines the major contemporary indigenous, mestizo, and urban musical traditions of the region through a series of case studies. The author emphasizes the exceptional communicative potential of muisc, dance and festivals to express ethnic, class, regional, national, and gendered identities. There are interviews with key performers, eyewitness accounts of local performances, illustrations and hands-on listening activities. The enclosed 70-minute CD contains examples of music discussed in the text.176 pages.Contents:CD track list1. Indigenous Wind Ensembles and Community2. Charango String Tradtions3. Dance Dramas in Mestizo Catholic Festivals4. Andean Music in Andean Cities: The Case of Lima, Peru5. Andean Music in the Cities of the World
Reviews (0)
There are no reviews yet.
    Loading
    Loading