Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Music in Trinidad: Carnival: Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture

Music in Trinidad: Carnival: Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture (Books & other media combined)

£21.99
To Order. Estimated despatch in 3-5 weeks.
Email me when back in stock

Synopsis

Designed for undergraduates with little or no background in world music, Music in Trinidad is one of several volumes that can be used along with Thinking Musically, the main book in the Global Music Series, in any introductory world music or ethnomusicology course. Music in Trinidad explores how the history and culture of Trinidad is related to the expression and interpretation of Carnival music, the musical tradition most representative of Trinidadian culture. It looks at the genres of calypso, steelband, and soca and describes both their musical structure and their political and symbolic meanings in Trinidad's society. The book also examines how the instruments, sounds, and lyrics of Carnival music provide a sense of national and ethnic identity. Music in Trinidad includes many vivid accounts and illustrations of Carnival performances and is packaged with a 70-minute CD that includes examples of the various genres of Carnival music.

Music & DanceMusic BooksMusic: styles & genresWorld musicPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCultural Studies Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc Publication Date: 01/10/2003 ISBN-13: 9780195138337  Details: Type: Books & other media combined Format: Books
Availability: To Order. Estimated despatch in 3-5 weeks.  

More books by Shannon Dudley

More books by Bonnie C. Wade

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Singing Across Divides: Music and...
(Hardback)
Anna Marie Stirr
 
 
£64.00
 

Currently out of stock

Singing Across Divides: Music and...
(Paperback)
Anna Marie Stirr
 
 
£22.99
 
Women Musicians of Zimbabwe Diary
(Paperback)
Joyce Jenje Makwenda
 
 
£19.00
 

Currently out of stock

Caetano Veloso's A Foreign Sound
(Hardback)
Barbara Browning
 
 
£64.00
 
Latest Blog
#FoylesFive: Swap Snowflakes for Stardust
17/11/2017

Swap snowflakes for stardust this Christmas with some recommends that are out of this world, from Jamie-Lee from our Birmingham branch.

Read an extract of The Book of the Year
15/11/2017

Behold The Book of the Year, by the “No Such Thing As A Fish” podcasters a.k.a the QI Elves. The book is a surreal, silly and wonderful compendium of irreverent and topical facts that show 2017 in a unique light.

Japan: the Perfect Setting for a Crime Novel
14/11/2017

Nicolas explains why Japan is the perfect backdrop to a crime novel.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd