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Tuk music tradition in Barbados / Sharon Meredith.

Author/Creator:
Meredith, Sharon, author.
Publication:
Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT, USA : Ashgate, [2015]
Series:
OAS musicology series.
SOAS musicology series
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 149 pages : illustrations, maps, music ; 24 cm. + 1 audio disc (4 3/4 in.).
Subjects:
Tuk (Music) -- History and criticism.
Blacks -- Barbados -- Music -- History and criticism.
Blacks -- Barbados -- Social life and customs.
Music -- Social aspects -- Barbados.
Blacks.
Blacks -- Social life and customs.
Music -- Social aspects.
Tuk (Music).
Barbados.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Music.
System Details:
digital optical
audio file CD audio
Summary:
Tuk is a form of fife and drum music which began life in the plantations and shops of pre-independence Barbados. This book examines the music, and how it has evolved to become a signifier of national culture.
Contents:
Setting the scene
Early Barbadian music and the development of tuk
Playing tuk
Historical and contemporary performance spaces
The Barbados landship
Tuk and modern Barbadian identity.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781472440273 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1472440277
9781472440280
1472440285
9781472440297
1472440293
OCLC:
892514230
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