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Musical repercussions of 1492 : encounters in text and performance / edited by Carol E. Robertson.

By: Robertson, Carol E
Language: English Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, 1992.Description: [x], 486p. : ill., diagrs., drawings, map, music, photos, tables ; 26cm.ISBN: 1560981830
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Includes bibls. - Most essays from a symposium sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution, spring 1988. - Contents: The dance of Conquest / Carol E. Robertson; Complex acoustics in pre-columbian flute systems / Susan Rawcliffe; Implications of music technologies in the pre-columbian Andes / Dale A. Olsen; Bridging the past and the present / Julio Estrada and Peter García; The music of Sephardic Spain: an exploratory view / Israel J. Katz; Musicology and the cultural heritage of the Spanish Moors / Rodrigo de Zayas; Music in the Christian courts of Spain / Alejandro Planchart; The musical impact of exploration and cultural encounter / Frank LL. Harrison; The character of exploration: Adrian Willaert's "Quid non ebrietas" / Dorothy Keyser; Exploration and self-discovery in Renaissance music: two basic issues / Barry S. Brook; Dramatization and antagonism in the Brazilian Congadas / Elizabeth Travassos Lins; The death of Atahualpa / Luis Millones; The representation of the "Discovery" on the opera stage / Jürgen Maehder; Mythologizing Pocahontas / Rayna Green; Identity and change: nativism in operas from Argentina, Brazil and Mexico / Malena Kuss; The emergence of myth as explanation / Julio Estrada; The confluence of historical coordinates in Carpentier/Cartula's puppet opera `Manita en el Suelo' / Malena Kuss; Christian hymns in eastern woodlands communities: performance contexts / Beverley Diamond-Cavanagh; The concept of nation in the big drum dance of Carriacou, Grenada / Lorna McDaniel; Encounters and identity in Andean brotherhoods / Ercilia Moreno Chá; Hopi and Hawaiian music and dance: response to cultural contact / Joann W. Keali'Inohomoku; Performance and identity: problems and perspectives / Anthony Seeger.

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