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Author Navarrete Pellicer, Sergio.
Title Maya Achi marimba music in Guatemala / Sergio Navarrete Pellicer.
Published Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2005.
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 Music & Media - Stacks  ML3572.G9 N38 2005    IN LIBRARY
Description viii, 276 p. : ill. ; 24 cm + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Series Studies in Latin American and Caribbean music
Studies in Latin American and Caribbean music.
Bibliography Includes discography (p. [253]), bibliographical references (p. [255]-270), and index.
Contents A history of the Achi people of Rabinal -- The belief in the dead -- Concepts and classifications of music -- The marimba and the son -- Good and evil : music, alcohol, and women -- Musical occasions -- Cognition values and the aesthetics of music -- The economy of the son and the pieza : changing strategies, genres, and musical instruments -- Music within social interaction -- Conclusions : "Who am I to know better than the ancestors?"
Subject Achi Indians -- Music -- History and criticism.
Folk music -- Guatemala -- Rabinal -- History and criticism.
Achi Indians -- Social life and customs.
Marimba -- Guatemala -- Rabinal.
Ethnomusicology -- Guatemala.
ISBN 159213291X cloth alkaline paper
9781592132911 cloth alkaline paper
1592132928 paperback alkaline paper
9781592132928 paperback alkaline paper
OCLC number 56955854