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Book
xiii, 266 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Introduction: the ear and the voice in the lettered city's geophysical history
  • On howls and pitches
  • On popular song
  • On the ethnographic ear
  • On vocal immunity
  • Epilogue: the oral in the aural.
In this audacious book, Ana Maria Ochoa Gautier explores how listening has been central to the production of notions of language, music, voice, and sound that determine the politics of life. Drawing primarily from nineteenth-century Colombian sources, Ochoa Gautier locates sounds produced by different living entities at the juncture of the human and nonhuman. Her "acoustically tuned" analysis of a wide array of texts reveals multiple debates on the nature of the aural. These discussions were central to a politics of the voice harnessed in the service of the production of different notions of personhood and belonging. In Ochoa Gautier's groundbreaking work, Latin America and the Caribbean emerge as a historical site where the politics of life and the politics of expression inextricably entangle the musical and the linguistic, knowledge and the sensorial.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780822357360 20160618
Music Library
MUSIC-200B
Book
xv, 703 p. : ill, maps ; 24 cm.
"A spectre lurks in the house of music, and it goes by the name of race", write Ronald Radano and Philip Bohlman in their introduction. Yet the intimate relationship between race and music has rarely been examined by contemporary scholars, most of whom have abandoned it for more enlightened notions of ethnicity and culture. Here, a distinguished group of contributors confront the issue head on. Representing an unusually broad range of academic disciplines and geographic regions, they critically examine how the imagination of race has influenced musical production, reception and scholarly analysis, even as they reject the objectivity of the concept itself. Each essay follows the lead of the substantial introduction, which reviews the history of race in European and American, non-Western and global musics, placing it within the contexts of the colonial experience and the more recent formation of "world music". Offering a bold, new revisionist agenda for musicology in a postmodern, postcolonial world, this book should appeal to students of culture and race across the humanities and social sciences.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780226702001 20160528
Music Library
MUSIC-200B
Book
xxiv, 253 p. ; 22 cm.
Music Library
MUSIC-200B
Music recording
1 sound disc (57 min., 9 sec.) : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 pamphlet (24 p. : ill.).
  • From morning night to real morning (4:28)
  • Making sago (5:37)
  • Cutting trees for a garden (7:55)
  • Clearing the bush (3:29)
  • Bamboo Jew's harp (4:41)
  • Relaxing by a creek (5:50)
  • From afternoon to afternoon darkening (6:25)
  • Evening rainstorm (5:21)
  • Drumming (4:28)
  • Song ceremony (2:55)
  • From night to inside night (5:59).
Music Library
MUSIC-200B
Book
348 p. : ill., music ; 27 cm.
Music Library
MUSIC-200B
Book
ix, 305 p. ; 24 cm.
Green Library, Music Library
MUSIC-200B
Book
xxviii, 400 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. + 3 phonodiscs (33 1/3 rpm ; 7 in.)
Music Library
MUSIC-200B
Book
x, 245 p. 24cm.
  • Introduction TOWARD ETHNOGRAPHIES OF COMMUNICATION 1. Toward ethnographies of communication 2. Studying the interaction of language and social life THE STATUS OF LINGUISTICS AS A SCIENCE 3. Why linguistics needs the sociologist 4. Social anthropology, sociolinguistics, and the ethnography of speaking 5. Bilingual education: linguistic vs. sociolinguistic bases 6. The contribution of folklore to sociolinguistic research 7. The contribution of poetics to sociolinguistic research LINGUISTICS AS SOCIOLINGUISTICS 8. Linguistic theory and functions in speech 9. Syntactic arguments and social roles: Quantifiers, Keys, and Reciprocal vs. Reflexive Relationships 10. The scope of sociolinguistics Bibliography Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780812210651 20160528
Sociolinguistics is conceived here as a fundamental critical perspective on the whole of the study of language. The scientific problems within present linguistics, the book contends, combine with social problems of the society in which linguists participate to press linguistics to discover ethnographic foundations. The work of providing such foundations largely remains to be done. Working out the implications of these three principles requires a new mode of description of linguistic features and relationships, a mode which can treat the verbal means of a community as a part of its organization of communicative means. In Part One, Dell Hymes indicates the place of linguistic inquiry as part of an inquiry into communicable conduct in general. Part Two demonstrates the mutual relation between linguistics and other disciplines that contribute to the common larger field-sociology, social anthropology, education, folklore, and poetics are discussed. In Part Three the author argues that problems within linguistic inquiry suggest social foundations of linguistics deeper than presently assumed, such that social meaning and stylistic function must be taken into account systematically, and social life seen as a source of the organization of linguistic means.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780812210651 20160528
Green Library, Music Library
MUSIC-200B

9. The savage mind [1966]

Book
xii, 290 p. illus., port. 23 cm.
Green Library, Music Library
MUSIC-200B
Book
158 p. plates. 25 cm.
Music Library
MUSIC-200B