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Musical and other sound instruments of the South American Indians

Karl Gustav Izikowitz

Musical and other sound instruments of the South American Indians

a comparative ethnographical study.

by Karl Gustav Izikowitz

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Published by Elanders boktr. in Göteborg .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South America.
    • Subjects:
    • Indians of South America -- Music,
    • Musical instruments -- South America

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesGöteborgs kungl. Vetenskaps- och vitterhets-samhälles handlingar, 5. följden, ser. A,, bd. 5, n:o 1
      ContributionsLjunggren, Florence, tr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsAS284 .G7 föl. 5, ser. A, bd. 5, no. 1
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 433 p.
      Number of Pages433
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL193005M
      LC Control Numbera 48003037
      OCLC/WorldCa1614604

      Pan American (Latin) Music. Mexico, Central and South America are big places with diverse ethnic groups and musical traditions. In recent centuries, the term "Latin America" is used incorrectly to describe this great diversity of peoples, languages, traditions, magic and dance. Pan American is .   Meditation Relax Music Channel presents Native American Flute Music. Spiritual Music for Astral Projection. Healing Music for Spa, Meditation, Stress relief, Sound .

      South America. This page contains most countries of South America: Venezuela, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile.. For the other countries of America see: Central America/Caribbean or North America. Remember that many instruments are played all over the continent (not just in the countries I have put them here), and because they are locally made, you may find quite a lot of. Instruments of South India. Welcome to the Carnatic Instruments page! This will give brief informative information on the instruments used in Carnatic music. Not many are familiar with the Carnatic system's format of instruments. The instruments can be best seen as cousins of their North Indian counterpart.

      Native men and women have complementary musical roles and responsibilities. Among native Andeans, men play instruments while women sing; in the Southeastern United States, men sing while women shake leg rattles. Some South American Indians hold separate events for men and women. Humour is essential to many native ceremonial events. GHATAM replicates or conveys the meaning of the pot in Sanskrit. It is an ancient percussion instrument and ancient like other musical instruments mridangam, veena, etc. Ghungroos: Ghungroos are very famous Musical Instrument in India. Ghungroos are usually the small brass bells. It is a musical accessory used by performers of all classical dances.


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Format Book Published Göteborg: Elanders boktr., Description xii, p.: ill. ; 26 cm. Other contributors Ljunggren, Florence. Series Göteborgs kungl. Other percussion instruments include rasps, bells (usually attached to clothing), and clap-sticks.

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Publishers, East Ardsley, England,xii + pages, ISBN Reissue of [Izikowitz ]. Library of Congress call number MLA2 I From the s through the s, Native Americans borrowed and adapted many European musical instruments and genres through creative processes of musical interaction.

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The South American Indians then created their unique versions of percussion instruments such as the Bombo & Cajon by using the materials available in their homeland. The Bombo & Cajon are both South American drums. The Chajchas are made of goat hooves and serve a.

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