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Comparative study of these works should begin to answer some of the questions on the role of ceremony and cultural transformation.

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Other buildings include a men’s meeting house where there is almost whg singing. Click here to sign up. Suya ceremonies were long a ceremonial period often lasted several months and organized around rites of passage—especially the initiation of boys into the men’s house. Ethnomusicology and Modern Music History. Return to Book Page. This may be held in the hands or tied to the knees so that the rattle makes a sound with each step.

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Akia are masculine songs shouted in a high register. This is especially the case when it comes to the role of discourse forms in identity formation. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

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As anthropologist, ethnomusicologist, and musician, Seeger is exceptionally prepared and posi- tioned for such a holistic enterprise.


Table of contents The Mouse Ceremony begins; Suya vocal art: A Musical Anthropology of an Amazonian People. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.

Why Suya Sing : A Musical Anthropology of an Amazonian People

A sensible, humane, yet rigorous structuralist study of the Suya community, written by one of the best professors in the world. Description The many roles of song in a native community show more.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Their songs stem from ancient ceremonial songs derived from myths, songs learned from outsiders and songs taught to the community by “men without spirits”. A Kantian aesthetic that positions art as independent of and isolated from the ordinary is not sustainable in light of these insights and the data that support them.

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