Performing ecstasies : music, dance, and ritual in the Mediterranean / edited by Luisa Del Giudice and Nancy van Deusen.
Contributor(s): Van Deusen, Nancy (Nancy Elisabeth) | Del Guidice, Luisa | Italian Oral History InstitutePublisher: Ottawa : Institute of Mediaeval Music, 2005.Description: xxvi, 294 p. : ill., ports. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 1896926681Other title: Music, dance, and ritual in the MediterraneanDDC classification: 781.62009182/2
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Papers presented at the conference and festival of the same title held in October 2000, in Los Angeles, California; the event was organized by the Italian Oral History Institute.
Includes bibliographical references.
The protean prformer: miesis and identity in late antique discussions of the theater / R. Webb; Describing ecstasy on the north African rim in late antiquity / N. Van Deusen; Ecstasis in healing: practices in Southern Italy and Greece from antiquity to the present / A. Karanika; Dancing towards well-being: reflections on the Pizzica in contemporary Salento, Italy / K. Ludtke; Reconstructing the sense of presence: tarantula, arlia and dance / P. Staro; The sounds of religion: a Mawlid of Kensadsa / A. Moussaoui; The music of the Gnawa of Morocco: a journey with the other into elsewhere / A. Baldassarre; Development and hypnotic performance of an African lamellaphone in the Salentine area: the fina case study / R. Catalano; "My soul's there already and my heart's on its way": Portuguese women's pilgrimage drum songs / J. Cohen; For Luigi Stifani / L. Chiriatti; Pizzica Tarantata: reflections of a violin player / R. Raheli; Dance of the Earth / A. Ferraiuolo; Venturing identity: performing ecstasy in the rite of the Guglia (Basilicata, Italy) / F. Marano; Devotion, music and rite in southern Italy: the Madonna del Pollino festival / N. Scaldaferri; Imagining the Strega: folklore reclamation and the construction of Italian American witchcraft / S. Magliocco; Garcia Lorca and the duende / M. C. Assumma; the folk music revival and the culture of tarantismo in the Salento / L. Del Giudice.