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The Paraguayan harp : from colonial transplant to national emblem / Alfredo Colman.

Author/Creator:
Colman, Alfredo, author.
Publication:
Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (197 p.)
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Subjects:
Harp -- Paraguay -- History.
Harpists -- Paraguay -- Biography.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This book discusses the historical and musical development of the diatonic harp in Paraguay, an analysis of the musical contributions by harp composers and performers, a survey of the various traditional genres associated with the instrument, and a discussion of the popular and academic settings where the instrument has been cultivated.
Contents:
Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1. A Personal Note; Chapter 2. A Musical Instrument, a Symbol of Identity; Chapter 3. The Setting; Chapter 4. Harps, Harpists, and Luthiers; Chapter 5. The Music of the Paraguayan Harp; Chapter 6. Traditional Music and the Discourses Surrounding Cultural Performances; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
0-7391-9820-3
OCLC:
913784762