Flamenco Music (häftad)
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Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
352
Utgivningsdatum
2023-11-21
Förlag
University of Illinois Press
Illustratör/Fotograf
1 chart 8 black & white photographs 38 music examples
Illustrationer
8 black & white photographs, 1 chart, 38 music examples
Dimensioner
234 x 155 x 25 mm
Vikt
540 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780252087455

Flamenco Music

History, Forms, Culture

Häftad,  Engelska, 2023-11-21
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An expert explains and analyzes the beloved art form An iconic symbol of Spain, flamenco has become a global phenomenon. Peter Manuel offers English-language readers a rare portrait of the musics history, styles, and cultural impact. Beginning with flamencos Moorish and Roma influences, Manuel follows the musics evolution through its consolidation in the mid-1800s and on to the vibrant contemporary scene. An investigation of flamencos major song-types looks at rhythm and comps, guitar technique, and many other aspects of the music while Manuels description and analysis of the repertoire range from soleares and buleras to tangos. His overview of contemporary flamenco culture provides insight into issues that surround the music, including globalization, gender dynamics, notions of ownership, and the ongoing debates on purity versus innovation and the relative roles played by Gitanos and non-Gitanos. Multifaceted and entertaining, Flamenco Music is an in-depth study of the indelible art form that inspires enthusiasts and practitioners around the world.
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Comprehensive, rigorous, and accessible--qualities that dont always coincide. This book tackles flamenco history, structure, and culture in a way that is professional and compassionate. Literature on flamenco often undiscerningly presents a jumble of facts, hypothesis, suppositions, stories, and legends; this work masterfully untangles these and even-handedly dissects several polemics. One of the most important contributions to the field.--John Moore, flamenco guitarist

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Peter Manuel is a professor emeritus of ethnomusicology at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the author of eight books, including Tales, Tunes, and Tassa Drums: Retention and Invention in Indo-Caribbean Music.

Innehållsförteckning

Preface Acknowledgments Part I. History 1 Pre-Flamenco Music 2 The Caf Cantante Period, 1860-1920s 3 From Stagnation to Revival Part II. Structure and Forms in Flamenco 4 Structure 5 The Flamenco Repertoire: Description and Analysis 6 Flamenco Lyrics Part III. Flamenco Culture 7 The Contemporary Scene 8 Perspectives on Flamenco Culture Glossary Notes Bibliography Index