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Contents Preface Acknowledgments On Language and Pronunciation Dramatis Personae 1. Finding the Field Road Warriors Kyzyl Reinventing Tuva 2. The World Is Alive with the Music of Sound Musical Offerings In a Cave Natural Reverb [APTER]Interlude 3. Listening the Tuvan Way Timbre-Centered Music Throat-Singing: The Ideal Timbral Art 4. Sound Mimesis Mimesis and the Power of Representation Hunters: The Earliest Sound Technologists? Ludic Mimesis Sound Mimesis and Spiritual Landscape Sound Mimesis as Narrative The Mimesis of Mimesis Mimesis as Cultural Memory 5. Music, Sound, and Animals Animal Spirits Signaling and Singing to Animals Listening to Animals Animals in Music "Animal Style" Art and Music 6. An Animist View of the World Huun-Huur-Tu at Home Epic Dreams Shamans and Champagne The Spirit of Manas Women Are Not Supposed to Do This The Ondar Phenomenon Crete [APTER]Postlude: Appropriation and Its Discontents Glossary Notes Bibliography Index Key to Selections on Compact Disc Key to Selections on DVD
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Folk music -- Russia (Federation) -- Tuva -- History and criticism.
Throat singing -- Russia (Federation) -- Tuva -- History and criticism.
Tuvinians -- Rites and ceremonies.
Music, Influence of.