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The Resource The soul of mbira : music and traditions of the Shona people of Zimbabwe : with an appendix, Building and playing a Shona karimba, Paul Berliner

The soul of mbira : music and traditions of the Shona people of Zimbabwe : with an appendix, Building and playing a Shona karimba, Paul Berliner

Label
The soul of mbira : music and traditions of the Shona people of Zimbabwe : with an appendix, Building and playing a Shona karimba
Title
The soul of mbira
Title remainder
music and traditions of the Shona people of Zimbabwe : with an appendix, Building and playing a Shona karimba
Statement of responsibility
Paul Berliner
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Berliner, Paul
Dewey number
786.8/5
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
  • music
Index
index present
LC call number
ML350
LC item number
.B47 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • discographies
  • filmographies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shona (African people)
  • Musical instruments
  • Mbira music
  • Music
Label
The soul of mbira : music and traditions of the Shona people of Zimbabwe : with an appendix, Building and playing a Shona karimba, Paul Berliner
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Reprint. Originally published: Berkeley : University of California Press, 1981
  • "Building and playing a Shona karimba": p. 263-294; "Shona mbira music": p. 301
Bar code
31223091422734
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-300), discography (p. 301), filmography (p. 302), and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
African mbira and the music of the Shona -- An overview of Shona mbira -- The nature of mbira music -- In performance : the Shona mbira ensemble and the relationship between the mbira player and the mbira -- Learning the mbira -- The poetry of the mbira -- Music and spirit possession at a Shona bira -- The law of mbira : mbira in the lives of performers and the changing status of mbira music -- App. 1. Kudeketera song texts -- App. 2. Absolute tunings (c.p.s.) of five mbira dzavadzimu -- App. 3. Building and playing a Shona karimba
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
University of Chicago Press ed.
Extent
xx, 312 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780226043791
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
92041356
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., music, ports.
System control number
  • 1001832448
  • (OCoLC)27150463
Label
The soul of mbira : music and traditions of the Shona people of Zimbabwe : with an appendix, Building and playing a Shona karimba, Paul Berliner
Link
Publication
Note
  • Reprint. Originally published: Berkeley : University of California Press, 1981
  • "Building and playing a Shona karimba": p. 263-294; "Shona mbira music": p. 301
Bar code
31223091422734
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-300), discography (p. 301), filmography (p. 302), and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
African mbira and the music of the Shona -- An overview of Shona mbira -- The nature of mbira music -- In performance : the Shona mbira ensemble and the relationship between the mbira player and the mbira -- Learning the mbira -- The poetry of the mbira -- Music and spirit possession at a Shona bira -- The law of mbira : mbira in the lives of performers and the changing status of mbira music -- App. 1. Kudeketera song texts -- App. 2. Absolute tunings (c.p.s.) of five mbira dzavadzimu -- App. 3. Building and playing a Shona karimba
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
University of Chicago Press ed.
Extent
xx, 312 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780226043791
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
92041356
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., music, ports.
System control number
  • 1001832448
  • (OCoLC)27150463

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