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Author Dudley, Shannon.

Title Carnival music in Trinidad : experiencing music, expressing culture / Shannon Dudley.

Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, c2004.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    780.9729 DUD    Available
Description xiii, 114 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Series Global music series
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 109-110), discography (p. 110-112), and index.
Contents Foreword -- Preface -- CD track list -- 1. Carnival and society -- Carnival -- Trinidadian society -- Trinidadian carnival in the nineteenth century -- Music -- 2. The man of words -- From Chantwell to Calypsonian -- The Lord Kitchener -- The mighty sparrow -- The mighty chalkdust -- David Rudder -- Singing Sandra -- 3. Calypso in the tent and on the road -- The tent -- The road -- Instrumentation -- Form -- Rhythmic feel -- Phrasing -- Breaks -- 4. The national instrument -- Origins -- Changing perceptions -- The instrument -- The ensemble -- The music -- Form -- Texture -- Rhythm -- 5. Steelband repertoire -- Music for the road -- FĂȘtes -- Music festival -- The bomb -- Panorama -- Framing tradition -- 6. Bacchanal time -- Soca -- Rapso -- Ragga soca -- Chutney soca -- Defining musical genres -- Conclusion -- Glossary -- Resources -- Index.
Subject Music -- Trinidad and Tobago -- History and criticism.
Carnival -- Trinidad and Tobago.
Trinidad and Tobago -- Social life and customs.
ISBN 0195138333 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780195138337 (pbk. : alk. paper)

 
    
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