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Author Tomlinson, Gary.

Title The singing of the New World : indigenous voice in the era of European contact / Gary Tomlinson.

Published Cambridge, UK : Cambridge University Press, 2007, reprinted 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  782.0098 TOML    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 220 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Series New perspectives in music history and criticism.
New perspectives in music history and criticism.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 204-212) and index.
Contents Contents: Introduction: Raised voices; 1. Unlearning the Aztec Cantares; 2. Metonymy, writing, and the matter of Mexica song; 3. Cantares mexicanos; 4. Musicoanthropophagy: the songs of cannibals; 5. Inca singing at Cuzco; 6. Fear of singing.
Subject Aztecs -- Music.
Incas -- Music.
Singing -- Latin America -- History.
Tupinamba Indians -- Music.
ISBN 0521873916 (hbk.)
9780521873918 (hbk.)