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Some of these rattles are also made from deer, tapir, or wild-pig hoofs. Although music is used by all members of the tribe, some forms are only used by adults, and some are further restricted to political and ceremonial leaders. Looking for beautiful books?

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University of Illinois Press, While scholars have long shown interest in culture change and ethnogen- esis, the mechanisms of these processes remain unclear.


Claire rated it really liked it May 15, U of Chicago P, For the reader this wording suggests a poignant message of time, tempo, and friendship. If this book is a model, then, understanding song, and the contexts within which songs are produced, provides a fundamental basis for understanding the formation of ideas about time, space, and social identity.

In exploring the matter of rising pitch, for example, a phenomenon of considerable concern and mystery to ethnomusi- cologists, Seeger drew on a combination of approaches. Adam Kriese rated it liked it Apr 01, Their [ clarification needed ] myth of creation was memorized. Akila Ally rated it liked it Apr 05, Helena rated it really liked it Aug 18, Through participant- observation Seeger was able to discern the roles of local specialists in pitch changes, and to contribute to growing discussions among researchers on the role of pitch change in coordinating unison singing.

Books by Anthony Seeger. A sensible, humane, yet rigorous structuralist study of the Suya community, written by one of the best professors in the world. Skip to main content. Want to Read saving…. Anna rated it really liked it Jun 17, These are musical sections, not simply different parts of the text.

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He shows how the ceremony establishes domains and transformations among and across entities, as men are transformed into mice and back again in a process that is simultaneously personal, historic, and symbolic. Book ratings by Goodreads.

This section needs additional citations for verification. Andre rated it it was amazing Jul 13, Views Read Edit View history. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Inethnomusicologist Anthony Seeger interpreted this body ornamentation as an emphasis on orality and listening as a principal means of perception, transmission, comprehension, and expression of fundamental values.


Remember me on this computer. Table of contents The Mouse Ceremony begins; Zing vocal art: Countries and Their Cultures. Gail rated it really liked it Sep 07, Help Center Find new research papers in: He reminds us that in non-literate societies codes — the norms that underlie collective life — are produced and reproduced through performance.

Why Suyá Sing: A Musical Anthropology of an Amazonian People

Amy rated it it was amazing Aug 23, The text and CD together provide a rich and rare resource for intertextual analysis.

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Isabel rated it really liked it Sep 19, Comparative study of these works should begin sedger answer some of the questions on the role of ceremony and cultural transformation. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Their songs stem from ancient ceremonial songs derived from myths, songs learned from outsiders and songs taught to the community by “men without spirits”. Sarah Messbauer rated it it was amazing Jan 03, Log In Sign Up.

This may be held in the hands or tied to the knees so that the rattle makes a sefger with each step.