Why Suy� Sing A Musical Anthropology of an Amazonian People

ISBN-10: 0252072022

ISBN-13: 9780252072024

Edition: 2004

Authors: Anthony Seeger

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Anthony Seeger examines the importance of music for the Suy people of the Amazon. Like their neighbours, the Suy spend much of their time & energy in singing. This book explores myth telling, speech making & singing in the initiation ceremony.
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List price: $33.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publication date: 10/13/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 170
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

List of music examples on the CD
Notes on Suya orthography
The mouse ceremony begins
Suya vocal art : from speech to song
The origin of songs
Singing as a creative activity
From lab to field : the mystery of rising pitch in a rainy season song
Leaping, dancing, and singing the mouse's song
Why Suya sing
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