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Author Kisliuk, Michelle Robin, author.

Title Seize the dance! : BaAka musical life and the ethnography of performance / Michelle Kisliuk
Published New York, New York : Oxford University Press, 1998

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 241 pages) : illustrations, map
Series OUP E-Books
Contents Preliminaries; Preface; Contents; 1 Yodeling for Alternatives: An Introduction; 2 Bearings on Place Circumstance and Performance; 3 At Ndanga Life in an African Forest; 4 Seeking the Mother of Elamba; 5 Seizing the Dance An Apprenticeship in Elanga's Camp; 6 Taking Mabo Socioesthetic Detail; 7 Women's Dances Dingboku and Elamba The Politics of Gender; 8 The Matter of God; 9 Continuations Managing Missionaries and Modernity; Appendix; Notes; Glossary; Track Notes for Compact Disks; References; Selected Discography; Index
Summary List of Musical Illustrations and Maps. Preface. Map of Region. Introduction: Yodeling for Alternatives: Some Background. 1. Bearings on PLace, Circumstance and Performance. 2. At Ndanga: "Life in an African Forest". 3. Seeking the Mother of Elamba. 4. Seizing the Dance; An Apprenticeship in Elanga's Camp. 5. "Taking" Mabo; Socioesthetic Detail. 6. Dingboku, Elamba, and the Politics of Gender. 7. The "Matter of God". 8. Continuations: Managing Missionaries and Modernity. Notes. Glossary. Appendix. Track Notes for CDs. References. Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Discography: page 233
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (ProQuest Ebook Central, viewed January 28, 2021)
Subject Aka (African people) -- Folklore
Aka (African people) -- Music
Aka (African people) -- Rites and ceremonies
Dance -- Anthropological aspects -- Central African Republic
Folklore -- Performance -- Central African Republic
Aka (African people)
Dance -- Anthropological aspects
Folklore -- Performance
Aka
Musik
Tanz
CD
Zingen.
Dans.
Muziek.
Aka (volk)
Aka (peuple d'Afrique) -- Musique.
Central African Republic
Danse -- R├ępublique centrafricaine.
Aka.
Genre/Form Folklore
Music
Music.
Musique.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 97045896
ISBN 9780195353501
0195353501
128076161X
9781280761614
9786610761616
6610761612