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The Resource Burst of breath : indigenous ritual wind instruments in lowland South America, edited by Jonathan D. Hill and Jean-Pierre Chaumeil

Burst of breath : indigenous ritual wind instruments in lowland South America, edited by Jonathan D. Hill and Jean-Pierre Chaumeil

Label
Burst of breath : indigenous ritual wind instruments in lowland South America
Title
Burst of breath
Title remainder
indigenous ritual wind instruments in lowland South America
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jonathan D. Hill and Jean-Pierre Chaumeil
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The first in-depth, comparative, and interdisciplinary study of indigenous Amazonian musical cultures, Burst of Breath showcases new research on the dynamic range of ritual power and social significance of various wind instruments-including flutes, trumpets, clarinets, and whistles-played in sacred rituals and ceremonies in Lowland South America. The editors provide a detailed overview of the historical significance, scientific classification, shamanic and cosmological associations, and changing social meanings of ritual wind instruments within Amazonian cultures. These essays present a wide p
Cataloging source
AZK
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hill, Jonathan David
  • Chaumeil, Jean-Pierre
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indians of South America
  • Wind instruments
  • Indians of South America
  • MUSIC
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Indians of South America
  • Indians of South America
  • Wind instruments
  • South America
Label
Burst of breath : indigenous ritual wind instruments in lowland South America, edited by Jonathan D. Hill and Jean-Pierre Chaumeil
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Speaking tubes : the sonorous language of Yagua flutes / Jean-Pierre Chaumeil -- Leonardo, the flute : on the sexual life of sacred flutes among the Xinguano indians / Rafael José de Menezes Bastos -- Soundscaping the world : the cultural poetics of power and meaning in Wakuénai flute music / Jonathan Hill -- Hearing without seeing : sacred flutes as the medium for an avowed secret in Curripaco mascline ritual / Nicolas Journet -- Flutes in the Warime : musical voices in the Piaroa world / Alexander Mansutti Rodriguez -- Desire in music : soul-speaking and the power of secrecy / Marcelo Fiorini -- Archetypal agents of affinity : "sacred" musical instruments in the Guianas? / Marc Brightman -- From flutes to boom boxes : musical symbolism and change among the Waiwai of Southern Guyana / Stephanie W. Alemán -- From musical poetics to deep language : the ritual of the Wauja sacred flutes / Acácio Tadeu de Camargo Piedade -- The ritual of Iamurikuma and the Kawoká flutes / Maria Ignez Cruz Mello -- Spirits, ritual staging, and the transformative power of music in the Upper Xingu region / Ulrike Prinz -- An "Inca" instrument at a "Nawa" feast : Marubo flutes and alterity in Amazonian context / Javier Ruedas -- Arawakan flute cults of Lowland South America : the domestication of predation and the production of agentivity / Robin Wright -- Sacred musical instruments in museums : are they sacred? / Claudia Augustat -- Mystery instruments / Jean-Michel Beaudet
Control code
ocn961492979
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (433 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803238268
Lccn
2011037139
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)961492979
Label
Burst of breath : indigenous ritual wind instruments in lowland South America, edited by Jonathan D. Hill and Jean-Pierre Chaumeil
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Speaking tubes : the sonorous language of Yagua flutes / Jean-Pierre Chaumeil -- Leonardo, the flute : on the sexual life of sacred flutes among the Xinguano indians / Rafael José de Menezes Bastos -- Soundscaping the world : the cultural poetics of power and meaning in Wakuénai flute music / Jonathan Hill -- Hearing without seeing : sacred flutes as the medium for an avowed secret in Curripaco mascline ritual / Nicolas Journet -- Flutes in the Warime : musical voices in the Piaroa world / Alexander Mansutti Rodriguez -- Desire in music : soul-speaking and the power of secrecy / Marcelo Fiorini -- Archetypal agents of affinity : "sacred" musical instruments in the Guianas? / Marc Brightman -- From flutes to boom boxes : musical symbolism and change among the Waiwai of Southern Guyana / Stephanie W. Alemán -- From musical poetics to deep language : the ritual of the Wauja sacred flutes / Acácio Tadeu de Camargo Piedade -- The ritual of Iamurikuma and the Kawoká flutes / Maria Ignez Cruz Mello -- Spirits, ritual staging, and the transformative power of music in the Upper Xingu region / Ulrike Prinz -- An "Inca" instrument at a "Nawa" feast : Marubo flutes and alterity in Amazonian context / Javier Ruedas -- Arawakan flute cults of Lowland South America : the domestication of predation and the production of agentivity / Robin Wright -- Sacred musical instruments in museums : are they sacred? / Claudia Augustat -- Mystery instruments / Jean-Michel Beaudet
Control code
ocn961492979
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (433 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803238268
Lccn
2011037139
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)961492979

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