Why Suya Sing

Why Suya Sing : A Musical Anthropology of an Amazonian People

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The many roles of song in a native communityshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 170 pages
  • 178 x 250 x 14mm | 421.85g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • 0252072022
  • 9780252072024
  • 743,066

Review quote

"Anthony Seeger spins out enough of an integrated theoretical and empirical mediation on why Suya sing to set a good portion of traditional ethnomusicology on its ear." Steven Feld Yearbook for Traditional Musicshow more

Table of contents

The Mouse Ceremony begins; Suya vocal art: From speech to song; The origins 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 singshow more

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