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The Resource Burst of Breath : Indigenous Ritual Wind Instruments in Lowland South America, (electronic resource)

Burst of Breath : Indigenous Ritual Wind Instruments in Lowland South America, (electronic resource)

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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
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Contributor
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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
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Hill, Jonathan David
Dewey number
  • 781.620098
  • 788.1908998
  • 788/.1908998
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Chaumeil, Jean-Pierre
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  • Indians of South America
  • Wind instruments
  • Indians of South America
Label
Burst of Breath : Indigenous Ritual Wind Instruments in Lowland South America, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Overture; First Movement: Natural Sounds, Wind Instruments, and Social Communication; 1. Speaking Tubes: The Sonorous Language of Yagua Flutes; 2. Leonardo, the Flute: On the Sexual Life of Sacred Flutes among the Xinguano Indians; 3. Soundscaping the World: The Cultural Poetics of Power and Meaning in Wakuénai Flute Music; 4. Hearing without Seeing: Sacred Flutes as the Medium for an Avowed Secret in Curripaco Masculine Ritual; 5. Flutes in the Warime: Musical Voices in the Piaroa World
  • 6. Desire in Music: Soul-Speaking and the Power of SecrecySecond Movement: Musical Transpositions of Social Relations; 7. Archetypal Agents of Affinity: "Sacred" Musical Instruments in the Guianas?; 8. From Flutes to Boom Boxes: Musical Symbolism and Change among the Waiwai of Southern Guyana; 9. From Musical Poetics to Deep Language: The Ritual of the Wauja Sacred Flutes; 10. The Ritual of Iamurikuma and the Kawoká Flutes; 11. Spirits, Ritual Staging, and the Transformative Power of Music in the Upper Xingu Region
  • 12. An "Inca" Instrument at a "Nawa" Feast: Marubo Flutes and Alterity in Amazonian Context13. Arawakan Flute Cults of Lowland South America: The Domestication of Predation and the Production of Agentivity; Coda: Historical and Comparative Perspectives; 14. Sacred Musical Instruments in Museums: Are They Sacred?; 15. Mystery Instruments; Contributors; Index
Control code
ocn811490692
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (444 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803238268
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786613884718
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)811490692
Label
Burst of Breath : Indigenous Ritual Wind Instruments in Lowland South America, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Overture; First Movement: Natural Sounds, Wind Instruments, and Social Communication; 1. Speaking Tubes: The Sonorous Language of Yagua Flutes; 2. Leonardo, the Flute: On the Sexual Life of Sacred Flutes among the Xinguano Indians; 3. Soundscaping the World: The Cultural Poetics of Power and Meaning in Wakuénai Flute Music; 4. Hearing without Seeing: Sacred Flutes as the Medium for an Avowed Secret in Curripaco Masculine Ritual; 5. Flutes in the Warime: Musical Voices in the Piaroa World
  • 6. Desire in Music: Soul-Speaking and the Power of SecrecySecond Movement: Musical Transpositions of Social Relations; 7. Archetypal Agents of Affinity: "Sacred" Musical Instruments in the Guianas?; 8. From Flutes to Boom Boxes: Musical Symbolism and Change among the Waiwai of Southern Guyana; 9. From Musical Poetics to Deep Language: The Ritual of the Wauja Sacred Flutes; 10. The Ritual of Iamurikuma and the Kawoká Flutes; 11. Spirits, Ritual Staging, and the Transformative Power of Music in the Upper Xingu Region
  • 12. An "Inca" Instrument at a "Nawa" Feast: Marubo Flutes and Alterity in Amazonian Context13. Arawakan Flute Cults of Lowland South America: The Domestication of Predation and the Production of Agentivity; Coda: Historical and Comparative Perspectives; 14. Sacred Musical Instruments in Museums: Are They Sacred?; 15. Mystery Instruments; Contributors; Index
Control code
ocn811490692
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (444 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803238268
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786613884718
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)811490692

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