Reily, Suzel Ana: The Musical Human (Ashgate Books) Hardback


Catalogue No: 9780754651383

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Subtitle: Rethinking John Blacking's Ethnomusicology in the Twenty-First Century SOAS Musicology Series

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

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Contents: John Blacking in the 21st century: an introduction, Suzel Ana Reily; Memories of fieldwork: understanding 'humanly organized sound' through the Venda, Keith Howard; Tracks of the mouse: tonal reinterpretation in Venda guitar songs, Jaco Kruger; Black background: life history and migrant women's music in South Africa, Deborah James; Musicality in early childhood: a case from Japan, Fumiko Fujita; John Blacking and the 'human/musical instrument interface': two plucked lutes from Afghanistan, John Baily; Experiencing the ballet body: pleasure, pain, power, Helena Wulff; Creating a musical space for experiencing the other-self within, Rebecca Sager; Bach in a Venda mirror: John Blacking and historical musicology, Britta Sweers; Bibliography; Index.