Table of contents for Where rivers and mountains sing : sound, music, and nomadism in Tuva and beyond / Theodore Levin with Valentina Süzükei.

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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.
Ethnomusicology.