Theorizing the local : music, practice, and experience in South Asia and beyond

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edited by Richard K. Wolf
  • Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
Physical Details
  • xiii, 329 pages : illustrations, maps, music ; 24 cm
9780195331387, 0199868085, 0195331389, 9780195331370, 9786612335556, 1282335553, 0195331370, 0199716005
ocn259715961, ocn503605494

  • Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

  • Introduction / Richard K. Wolf -- Bodies and instruments. Women and Kandyan dance : negotiating gender and tradition in Sri Lanka / Susan A. Reed ; Listening to the violin in South Indian classical music / Amanda Weidman ; Local practice, global network : the guitar in India as a case study / Martin Clayton -- Spaces and itineraries. Constructing the local : migration and cultural geography in the Indian brass band trade / Gregory D. Booth ; The princess of the musicians : Rāni Bhaṭiyāṇi and the māngaṇiārs of Western Rajasthan / Shubha Chaudhuri ; Music in urban space : Newar Buddhist processional music in the Kathmandu Valley / Gert-Matthias Wegner -- Learning and transmission. Disciple and preceptor/performer in Kerala / Rolf Groesbeck ; Sīna ba sīna or "from father to son" : writing the culture of discipleship / Regula Burckhardt Qureshi ; Handmade in Nepal / David Henderson -- Theorizing social action. Modes of theorizing in Iranian khorasan / Stephen Blum ; Zahīrok : the musical base of Baloch minstrelsy / Sabir Badalkhan ; Varṇams and vocalizations : the special status of some musical beginnings / Richard K. Wolf
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