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Vodou nation : Haitian art music and cultural nationalism / Michael Largey.

Author/Creator:
Largey, Michael D., 1959-
Publication:
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006.
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 283 p. : ill., music ; 24 cm.
Series:
Chicago studies in ethnomusicology
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Subjects:
Folk music -- Haiti -- History and criticism.
Voodoo music -- Haiti -- History and criticism.
African Americans -- Haiti -- Music.
Haiti -- Social life and customs.
Contents:
Performing the nation : musical constructions of Haitian cultural identity
The politics of musical ethnography : Jean Price-Mars and the ethnological movement
Recombinant mythology and the alchemy of memory : Occide Jeanty, Ogou, and Jean-Jacques Dessalines
Africans and Arawaks : the music of Ludovic Lamothe and Justin Elie
Visions of vodou in African American operas about Haiti : Ouanga and Troubled Island
Ethnography and music ideology : the music of Werner A. Jaegerhuber
Epilogue : roots music and cultural memory.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-265) and index.
ISBN:
0226468631 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226468658 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
61295923
Publisher Number:
9780226468631