East Indian music in the West Indies : tān-singing, chutney, and the making of Indo-Caribbean culture / Peter Manuel

Author(s): Manuel, Peter, 1952-
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Subjects: East Indians--Caribbean Area--Music--History and criticism
Music--Caribbean Area--History and criticism
Music--India--History and criticism
Songs, Hindi--Caribbean Area--History and criticism
Tan singing--History and criticism
Chutney (Music)--History and criticism
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2000
Series: Studies in Latin American and Caribbean music
LC Classification: M, ML
Physical Description: xxiii, 252 p. : ill., map, music ; 26 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Table of Contents: List of Map, Illustrations, and Musical Examples
1. Introduction 1
2. The Development of Local-Classical Music 15
3. The 1960s to the Present: Efflorescence and Decline 57
4. Tradition, Innovation, and Identity in Tan-Singing Aesthetics 87
5. Style and Subgenre in Tan-Singing 123
6. The Chutney Phenomenon 168
7. Conclusion: Music and the Dynamics of a Diaspora 196
Glossary 207
Selections on the Compact Disc 215
Selected Hindi Songs in Devnagari Script 223
Notes 227
Bibliography 239
Discography of Local-Classical Music 245
Index 249
Notes: LCCN: 99053448
ISBN: 1566397626 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 1566397634 (paper : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-244), discography (p. [245]-248), and index
Compact disc accompanying this book in Music Listening Center
OCLC Number: 42934437
ISBN/ISSN: 1566397626