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Essential Song: Three Decades of Northern Cree Music (Hardback)

Lynn Whidden

Edité par Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Canada, 2007
ISBN 10: 0889204594 / ISBN 13: 9780889204591
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Titre : Essential Song: Three Decades of Northern ...

Éditeur : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Canada

Date d'édition : 2007

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre : New

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Language: English . Brand New Book. Includes audio CD with over 50 Cree hunting songs Essential Song: Three Decades of Northern Cree Music, a study of subarctic Cree hunting songs, is the first detailed ethnomusicology of the northern Cree of Quebec and Manitoba. The result of more than two decades spent in the North learning from the Cree, Lynn Whidden s account discusses the tradition of the hunting songs, their meanings and origins, and their importance to the hunt. She also examines women s songs, and traces the impact of social change--including the introduction of hymns, Gospel tunes, and country music--on the song traditions of these communities. The book also explores the introduction of powwow song into the subarctic and the Crees struggle to maintain their Aboriginal heritage--to find a kind of song that, like the hunting songs, can serve as a spiritual guide and force. Including profiles of the hunters and their songs and accompanied by an original audio CD of more than fifty Cree hunting songs, Essential Song makes an important contribution to ethnomusicology, social history, and Aboriginal studies. N° de réf. du libraire AAG9780889204591

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Includes audio CD with over 50 Cree hunting songs

Essential Song: Three Decades of Northern Cree Music, a study of subarctic Cree hunting songs, is the first detailed ethnomusicology of the northern Cree of Quebec and Manitoba. The result of more than two decades spent in the North learning from the Cree, Lynn Whidden?s account discusses the tradition of the hunting songs, their meanings and origins, and their importance to the hunt. She also examines women?s songs, and traces the impact of social change?including the introduction of hymns, Gospel tunes, and country music?on the song traditions of these communities.

The book also explores the introduction of powwow song into the subarctic and the Crees struggle to maintain their Aboriginal heritage?to find a kind of song that, like the hunting songs, can serve as a spiritual guide and force.

Including profiles of the hunters and their songs and accompanied by an original audio CD of more than fifty Cree hunting songs, Essential Song makes an important contribution to ethnomusicology, social history, and Aboriginal studies.

A propos de l'auteur:

Lynn Whidden is an associate professor of Native studies and music at Brandon University, Manitoba. Her research has focused on the role of songs in the lives of subarctic Cree and Caribou Inuit. She has published many articles on the song traditions of the Métis and the Dakota and has contributed to numerous television and radio broadcasts about Aboriginal song.

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