Sonic Spaces of the Karoo: The Sacred Music of a South African Coloured Community (African Soundscapes)

Sonic Spaces of the Karoo: The Sacred Music of a South African Coloured Community (African Soundscapes)

By: Marie Jorritsma (author)Hardback

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A groundbreaking study of music in an ethnically marginalized South African community

About Author

Marie Jorritsma is Senior Lecturer at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.

Contents

Acknowledgments Author's Note List of Illustrations List of Music Examples Preface 1. Introduction: The Challenges of Inscribing Coloured Voices 2. Karoo People and Places 3. Hidden Transcripts: How Hymns Reveal History 4. Senzeni na: Interrelationships Between the Music of Mission and Independent African Church Denominations 5. Singing the "Queen's English": Church Choirs in Kroonvale 6. Mothers of the Church: Women's Society Music and the Politics of Gender 7. Conclusion: Reflections on Karoo Sonic Spaces Glossary References Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781439902370
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9781439902370
  • ISBN10: 1439902372

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