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Library Exhibits at the Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library: Indigenous Music from the Americas
This a cover a modern song using instruments from pre-hispanic times.
These artists are from Ecuador and also sing in their native language, Quechua.
Music of El Dorado
Music of El Dorado
Dale A. Olsen: Music of El Dorado: The Ethnomusicology of Ancient South American Cultures- University Press of Florida, 2002
Speaks about the music of the pre-hispanic era and how it has affected the Northern and Central Andes area. Also, speaks on the importance of certain instruments in the culture from that area.
Music of el Dorado by Dale A. OlsenExamines the music making of pre-Hispanic cultures in the northern and central Andes. Assesses three decades' worth of anthropological findings from diverse collections, museums, tombs, and temples, taking an interpretive rather than a purely descriptive approach.
Malena Kuss: Music in Latin America and the Caribbean: An Encyclopedia History- Volume 1 Performing Beliefs: Indigenous People of South America, Central America, and Mexico- University of Texas Press, Austin, 2004
The entire book speaks on certain aspects of indigenous music whether it's the the history or the instruments. It goes very well in detail on these aspects.
Music in Latin America and the Caribbean: an Encyclopedic History by Malena Kuss (Editor)The music of the peoples of South and Central America, Mexico, and the Caribbean has never received a comprehensive treatment in English until this multi-volume work. Taking a sociocultural and human-centered approach, Music in Latin America and the Caribbean gathers the best scholarship from writers all over the world to cover in depth the musical legacies of indigenous peoples, creoles, African descendants, Iberian colonizers, and other immigrant groups that met and mixed in the New World. Within a history marked by cultural encounters and dislocations, music emerges as the powerful tool that negotiates identities, enacts resistance, performs belief, and challenges received aesthetics. This work, more than two decades in the making, was conceived as part of "The Universe of Music: A History" project, initiated by and developed in cooperation with the International Music Council, with the goals of empowering Latin Americans and Caribbeans to shape their own musical history and emphasizing the role that music plays in human life. The four volumes that constitute this work are structured as parts of a single conception and gather 150 contributions by more than 100 distinguished scholars representing 36 countries. Volume 1, Performing Beliefs: Indigenous Peoples of South America, Central America, and Mexico, focuses on the inextricable relationships between worldviews and musical experience in the current practices of indigenous groups. Worldviews are built into, among other things, how music is organized and performed, how musical instruments are constructed and when they are played, choreographic formations, the structure of songs, the assignment of gender to instruments, and ritual patterns. Two CDs with 44 recorded examples illustrate the contributions to this rich volume.
This documentary gives us a modern view of how indigenous music has evolved. The english title of this file is “From Grief and Joy we sing” and they want to show the modernization of songs from thousands of years ago. Most of the people in this film still speak their native language, Qechua.
Gary Tomlinson: The Singing of the New World: Indigenous Voice in the Era of European Contact- Cambridge University Press, 2007
Before the European influence, they take a look at the influence of indigenous music. They speak on the different styles and how they were used differently depending on the indigenous group.
The Singing of the New World by Gary TomlinsonIn The Singing of the New World Gary Tomlinson offers histories of ancient music long since silent: the songs of the Indians that Europeans met in the sixteenth century. Merging recent cultural history, early European accounts, archaeological findings, and rare indigenous documents for the Mexica (or Aztecs), the Incas, and the Tupinamba of lowland Brazil, Tomlinson explores the place of singing in these societies. He details the expressive and ritual ends it was expected to fulfil before and after the coming of the conquistadors. Musical practices and the cultural ends they served come alive across a spectrum that reaches from the cosmogonic geometry of Inca ritual song through the imminent sacred materiality of Mexican cantares to the intricate interconnections of singing, speaking and eating in Tupinamba cannibalism. A final chapter considers the fears mutually and repeatedly inspired by the expressive powers of American and European song.
Music in the Andes
Music in the Andes
Thomas Turino: Music in the Andes- Oxford University Press, 2008
This book shows and speaks on the unique and diverse musical background of the area of the Andes. They show how indigenous music mixes alongside with modern music and how there are still certain factors of indigenous music that has affected modern music.
Music in the Andes by Thomas Turino; Patricia Shehan Campbell (Editor); Bonnie C. Wade (Editor)Music in the Andes is one of many case-study volumes that can be used along with Thinking Musically, the core book in the Global Music Series. Thinking Musically incorporates music from many diverse cultures and establishes the framework for exploring the practice of music around the world. Itsets the stage for an array of case-study volumes, each of which focuses on a single area of the world. Each case study uses the contemporary musical situation as a point of departure, covering historical information and traditions as they relate to the present. Visit www.oup.com/us/globalmusic fora list of case studies in the Global Music Series. The website also includes instructional materials to accompany each study.Music in the Andes is one of the first books to offer a comprehensive overview of the uniquely rich and diverse musical crossroads of southern Peru and Bolivia. In contrast with many other places--where modern styles often replace older musical traditions--in the Andes each new musical layer isadded, combined, and performed along with earlier ones. This volume explores the ways in which modern styles meet and interact with older, indigenous music to create a continuously evolving musical heritage.Music in the Andes examines the major contemporary indigenous, mestizo, and urban musical traditions of the region through a series of case studies. It also describes "Andean folkloric music," a cosmopolitan tradition that is performed in subways, streets, and festivals around the world. Throughoutthe book, author Thomas Turino underscores the dynamic interplay between musical/cultural continuity and innovation. He also emphasizes the exceptional communicative potential of music, dance, and festivals to express ethnic, class, regional, national, and gendered identities. In addition, heconsiders the ethical and stylistic differences between "participatory" and "presentational" modes of making music.Drawing on Turino's extensive fieldwork in the region, Music in the Andes is enhanced by interviews with key performers, eyewitness accounts of local performances, vivid illustrations, and hands-on listening activities. It is packaged with a 70-minute CD containing examples of music discussed in thetext.
Mark Brill: Music in Latin America and the Caribbean- Prentice Hall, 2011
This book covers a lot of information based on the types of instruments used from indigenous people of the pre-hispanic era.
Music of Latin America and the Caribbean by Mark BrillThe Music of Latin America and the Caribbean is the first text written on the rich musical heritage of this region specifically for the non-music major. The text is arranged by region, focusing on the major countries/regions (Mexico, Brazil, Peru, etc. in Latin America and Jamaica, the Virgin Islands, Haiti, etc. in the Caribbean). In each chapter, the author gives a complete history of the region's music, ranging from classical and classical-influenced styles to folk and traditional music to today's popular music.
Music in Mexico
Music in Mexico
Robert Stevenson: Music in Mexico: A Historical Survey- Vail-Ballou Press, 1952
This book talks about all the different music forms from Mexico. There is an area of the book where they focus on Mayan and Mexica music and how that has evolved and how some groups have started to make it a trend to either use certain sounds or musical instruments or the language to show the culture.
This is a more modernized version of indigenous music. They use modern instruments with the use of their native language, Huichol. This type of music they sing is cumbia, which is very popular in other areas of Mexico.