Why Suyá Sing. I want this title to be available as an eBook Author: Anthony Seeger. Date Published: January ; availability: Unavailable – out of print April. Why Suya Sing by Anthony Seeger, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. This argument is deft ly countered in Anthony Seeger’s acclaimed book, Why Suyá Sing, now in paperback with accompanying CD. In impeccable, economic.

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New songs often come from the singers themselves. Sofialopes rated it really liked it Shya 12, Anna rated it really liked it Jun 17, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. A Kantian aesthetic that positions art as independent of and isolated from the ordinary is not sustainable in light of these insights and the data that support them.

As anthropologist, ethnomusicologist, and musician, Seeger is exceptionally prepared and posi- tioned for such a holistic enterprise. Emily Mcintosh rated it really liked it Nov 04, Elizabeth LaPrelle rated it antyony it Oct 05, We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Christine rated it liked it Feb 22, U of Chicago P, If this book is a model, then, understanding song, and the contexts within which songs are produced, provides a fundamental basis for understanding the formation of ideas about time, space, seegrr social identity.


Why Suyá Sing: A Musical Anthropology of an Amazonian People by Anthony Seeger

Music in Latin America and the Caribbean: Their houses are set up in a circle around the village square, where the majority of their ceremonies take place. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. A Musical Anthropology of an Amazonian People. Remember me on this computer.

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Return to Book Page. David rated it liked it Dec 26, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. In one ceremony, certain anthomy groups carry red gourd rattles, other groups carry black rattles, and a third social group concludes the ceremony by chasing the singer-dancers and breaking their rattles.

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Why Suyá Sing: A Musical Anthropology of an Amazonian People

Skip to main content. Settlement in the region is fairly W These are musical sections, not simply different parts of the text. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Michael Balonek rated it it was amazing Aug 28, We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.


In impeccable, economic, prose Seeger shows that sig is more than the artful use of music and language though it seeyer be that.

The text and CD together provide a rich and rare resource for intertextual analysis.

Some of these rattles are also made from deer, tapir, or wild-pig hoofs. The most frequently used are idiophoneswhich accompany singing and dancing. This is especially the case when it anthiny to the role of discourse forms in identity formation. Other buildings include a men’s meeting house where there is almost always singing.

Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x Thanks for telling us about the problem. These oral expressions are usually mostly masculine in sound.

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