Music in the Andes Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture

ISBN-10: 0195306740
ISBN-13: 9780195306743
Edition: 2008
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List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/21/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Music in the Andes is one of many case-study volumes that can be used along with Thinking Musically, the core book in the Global Music Series. Thinking Musically incorporates music from many diverse cultures and establishes the framework for exploring the practice of music around the world. Itsets the stage for an array of case-study volumes, each of which focuses on a single area of the world. Each case study uses the contemporary musical situation as a point of departure, covering historical information and traditions as they relate to the present. Visit www.oup.com/us/globalmusic fora list of case studies in the Global Music Series. The website also includes instructional materials to accompany each study. Music in the Andes is one of the first books to offer a comprehensive overview of the uniquely rich and diverse musical crossroads of southern Peru and Bolivia. In contrast with many other places--where modern styles often replace older musical traditions--in the Andes each new musical layeris added, combined, and performed along with earlier ones. This volume explores the ways in which modern styles meet and interact with older, indigenous music to create a continuously evolving musical heritage. Music in the Andes examines the major contemporary indigenous, mestizo, and urban musical traditions of the region through a series of case studies. It also describes "Andean folkloric music," a cosmopolitan tradition that is performed in subways, streets, and festivals around the world.Throughout the book, author Thomas Turino underscores the dynamic interplay between musical/cultural continuity and innovation. He also emphasizes the exceptional communicative potential of music, dance, and festivals to express ethnic, class, regional, national, and gendered identities. Inaddition, he considers the ethical and stylistic differences between "participatory" and "presentational" modes of making music. Drawing on Turino's extensive fieldwork in the region, Music in the Andes is enhanced by interviews with key performers, eyewitness accounts of local performances, vivid illustrations, and hands-on listening activities. It is packaged with a 70-minute CD containing examples of music discussedin the text.

Thomas Turino is Professor of musicology and anthropology at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana.

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
Indigenous Wind Ensembles and Community
Indigenous Identity and Aymara Social Style Musical Style Participatory
Music Making in Conima Festivals in Conima Ano Nuevo San Isidro (May 14-15)
Charango String Traditions
The Indigenous Charango of Canas, Cusco
The Mestizo Charango Indigenous and Mestizo Styles Compared
Dance Dramas in Mestizo Catholic Festivals
The Virgin of Carmen Festival Activities The Dance Troupes
Andean Music in Andean Cities: The Case of Lima
Peru Nationalism in the 1920s Regional "Country Music" in Lima Highland
Regional Associations Chicha Music and the Children of Andean Migrants Technocumbia
Andean Music in the Cities of the World Cosmopolitanism as a Type of Cultural
Formation From Buenos Aires and Paris to the Cities of the World
"Andean Folkloric Music" in the Andes
Glossary
References
Index

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