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Author Mann, Kristin Dutcher, 1972-

Title The power of song : music and dance in the mission communities of northern New Spain, 1590-1810 / Kristin Dutcher Mann
Published Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press ; Berkeley, Calif. : Academy of American Franciscan History, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 300 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Part I. Musical traditions -- ch. 1. Reconstructing indigenous music and dance -- ch. 2. Liturgical and religious music in Europe, 1500-1800 -- Part II. Mission music -- ch. 3. Musical cultures meet -- ch. 4. Music, dance, and community, 1680-1767 -- ch. 5. Changing communities, 1768-1810 -- Part III. Song, time, and space -- ch. 6. Music and the restructuring of time -- ch. 7. Music and the restructuring of physical and social space
Summary This book explores the music and dance of Franciscan and Jesuit mission communities throughout the entire northern frontier of New Spain. Its purpose is to examine the roles music played: in teaching, evangelisation, celebration, and the formation of group identities. This book looks comprehensively at the music of this region and time period, and utilises music as a way to study the cultural interactions between Indians and missionaries
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-292) and index
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Subject Indians of North America -- Colonization -- Mexico
Indians of North America -- Colonization -- United States
Missionaries -- Mexico -- History
Missionaries -- United States -- History
Music -- Religious aspects -- History
Music -- Social aspects -- Mexico -- History
Music -- Social aspects -- United States -- History
HISTORY / Latin America / General
Indians of North America -- Colonization.
Misiones -- Estados Unidos -- Historia.
Misiones -- México -- Historia.
Missionaries.
Music -- Religious aspects.
Music -- Social aspects.
Música y religión -- Estados Unidos -- Historia.
Música y religión -- México -- Historia.
Música y sociedad -- Estados Unidos -- Historia.
Música y sociedad -- México -- Historia.
Mexico.
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0804773815
9780804773812