Carnival Music in Trinidad Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture

ISBN-10: 0195138325
ISBN-13: 9780195138320
Edition: 2003
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Description: Music in Trinidad: Carnival is a volume in the Global Music Series, edited by Bonnie Wade and Patricia Campbell. This volume, appropriate for use in undergraduate, introductory courses on world music or ethnomusicology, is an overview of the musical  More...

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List price: $59.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/9/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 128
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Music in Trinidad: Carnival is a volume in the Global Music Series, edited by Bonnie Wade and Patricia Campbell. This volume, appropriate for use in undergraduate, introductory courses on world music or ethnomusicology, is an overview of the musical traditions of Trinidad, particularly Carnival. In describing the musical convention, modes of performance, and social dynamics of Trinidadian music, this texts places the music of Carnival within the context of Trinidad's rich history and culture.

Bonnie Wade earned her B.Mus. from Boston University in 1963, her M.A. in ethnomusicology from UCLA in 1967, and her PhD in ethnomusicology from UCLA in 1971. She taught at Brown University until 1975, when she moved to to the University of California Berkeley, where she is professor of music.  

Foreword
Preface
CD Track List
Carnival and Society
Carnival
Trinidadian Society
Trinidadian Carnival in the Nineteenth Century
Music
The Man of Words
From Chantwell to Calypsonian
The Lord Kitchener
The Mighty Sparrow
The Mighty Chalkdust
David Rudder
Singing Sandra
Calypso in the Tent and on the Road
The Tent
The Road
Instrumentation
Form
Rhythmic Feel
Phrasing
Breaks
The National Instrument
Origins
Changing Perceptions
The Instrument
The Ensemble
The Music
Form
Texture
Rhythm
Steelband Repertoire
Music for the Road
Fetes
Music Festival
The Bomb
Panorama
Framing Tradition
Bacchanal Time
Soca
Rapso
Ragga Soca
Chutney Soca
Defining Musical Genres
Conclusion
Glossary
Resources
Index

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