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Romani routes : cultural politics and Balkan music in diaspora

Author: Carol Silverman
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, c ©2012.
Series: American musicspheres.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book, Silverman introduces readers to the people and cultures who produce this music, offering a sensitive and incisive analysis of how Romani musicians function successfully within  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Silverman
ISBN: 9780195300949 0195300947 9780199832781 0199832781
OCLC Number: 702941945
Description: xxvii, 398 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Balkan Roma : history, politics, and performance ; Musical styles and genres ; Dilemmas of diaspora, hybridity, and identity --
Music in diasporic homes: Transnational families ; Transnational celebrations ; Transnational dance --
Music, states, and markets: Dilemmas of heritage and the Bulgarian socialist state ; Cultural politics of postsocialist markets and festivals ; Bulgarian pop/folk : chalga --
Musicians in transit: Esma Redžepova : "Queen of Gypsy music" ; Yuri Yunakov : saxophonist, refugee, citizen ; Romani music as world music ; Collaboration, appropriation, and transnational flows.
Series Title: American musicspheres.
Other Titles: Cultural politics and Balkan music in diaspora
Responsibility: Carol Silverman.
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Highly recommended. L. De Danaam, CHOICE This book is an essential item for libraries of all types. The approachable language of many of the chapters make the book suitable as a text for graduate and Read more...

 
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