Ralls-MacLeod, Karen & Harvey, Graham: Indigenous Religious Musics (Ashgate Books) Hardback


Catalogue No: 9780754602491

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Subtitle: SOAS Musicology Series

Department: Biographies & Reference - Books & Literature (Classical)

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Contents and Reviews

Contents: Introduction, Karen Ralls-MacLeod and Graham Harvey; Te Kaha o te Waiata - the power of music: Maori oral traditions illustrated by E Tipu e Rea, Peter Mataira; From here into Eternity: power and transcendence in Australian Aboriginal music, David H. Turner; Sacred and profane: music in Korean Shaman rituals, Keith Howard; Maasai musics, rituals and identities, Malcolm Floyd; Appeasing the spirits: music, possession, divination and healing in Busoga, Eastern Uganda, Peter R. Cooke; Chasing off God: spirit possession in a sharing society, Jan G. Platvoet; Sounding the sacred: music as sacred site (the search for a universal sacred music), June Boyce-Tillman; Emerging Amazonian peoples: myth-chants, Guilherme Werlang; Structure into practice: a theory of Inuit music, Chrisopher G. Trott; The music of the Mescalero Apache girls’ puberty ceremony, Anne Dhu McLucas, Recordings; CD information, Index.