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Artful NoisePercussion Literature in the Twentieth Century

Artful Noise: Percussion Literature in the Twentieth Century

Thomas Siwe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043130
eISBN:
9780252052019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043130.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

A substantial body of musical literature for solo and ensemble percussion was created in the twentieth century. This book examines percussion literature’s evolution: how it came to be and the styles ... More

Signs of the SpiritMusic and the Experience of Meaning in Ndau Ceremonial Life

Signs of the Spirit: Music and the Experience of Meaning in Ndau Ceremonial Life

Tony Perman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043253
eISBN:
9780252052132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043253.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book is an ethnography of spirit possession ceremonies and accompanying musical practices in the rural Ndau-speaking communities surrounding Chipinge, Zimbabwe. Collectively called madhlozi, ... More

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