Item description for Remembered Rhythms: Issues of Diaspora and Music in India by Shubha Chaudhuri & Anthony Seeger...
Remembered Rhythms explores the role of music and cultural memory in shaping and creating diasporic identities. With contributions from leading scholars in the fields of ethnomusicology, cultural studies, sociology, and anthropology, the essays range across the musical traditions of the Indian diaspora in Trinidad, the role of Hindi film music in the diaspora, and the music of the African and Jewish diasporas in India. Illustrated throughout with halftones and accompanied by a fascinating CD of musical examples from many of the traditions discussed, Remembered Rhythms will be of significant interest to scholars of ethnomusicology and cultural anthropology.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 7.5" Height: 9" Weight: 1.25 lbs.
Release Date Jan 6, 2009
Publisher Seagull Books
ISBN 1905422504 ISBN13 9781905422500
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More About Shubha Chaudhuri & Anthony Seeger
Shubha Chaudhuri is Director of the Archives and Research Centre for Ethnomusicology at the American Institute of Indian Studies. Anthony Seeger is Professor of Ethnomusicology at the University of California, Los Angeles.