Seize the Dance: Baaka Musical Life and the Ethnography of Performance

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"Pygmy music" has captivated students and scholars of anthropology and music for decades if not centuries, but until now this aspect of their culture has never been described in a work that is at once vividly engaging, intellectually rigorous, and self-consciously aware of the ironies of representation. Seize the Dance! is an ethnomusical study focused on the music and dance of BaAka forest people, who live in the Lobaye region of the Central African Republic. Based on ethnographic research that Michelle Kisliuk conducted ...

Seize the Dance: Baaka Musical Life and the Ethnography of Performance 2006, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195308693

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Seize the Dance!: Baaka Musical Life and the Ethnography of Performance 1998, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195117868

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