Gage Averill's A Day for the Hunter, a Day for the Prey: Popular Music and PDF

By Gage Averill

ISBN-10: 0226032914

ISBN-13: 9780226032917

ISBN-10: 0226032922

ISBN-13: 9780226032924

The background of Haiti through the 20th century has been marked via oppression by the hands of colonial and dictatorial overlords. yet set by contrast "day for the hunter" has been a "day for the prey," a historical past of resistance, and occasionally of triumph. With prepared cultural and ancient information, Gage Averill indicates that Haiti's vivid and expressive track has been some of the most hugely charged tools during this struggle—one during which strength, politics, and resistance are inextricably fused.

Averill explores such various genres as Haitian jazz, troubadour traditions, Vodou-jazz, konpa, mini-djaz, new iteration, and roots track. He examines the complicated interplay of tune with strength in contexts equivalent to honorific rituals, backed highway celebrations, Carnival, and social activities that span the political spectrum.

With firsthand bills via musicians, pictures, music texts, and ethnographic descriptions, this ebook explores the profound manifestations of strength and music within the daily efforts of standard Haitians to upward push above political repression.

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