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Flower World - Mundo Florido, vol. 2
Music Archaeology of the Americas - Arqueomusicología de las Américas


edited by Matthias Stöckli and Arnd Adje Both

The second volume of the bilingual book series Flower World - Music Archaeology of the Americas. The series features scientific investigations by renowned scholars of both past and living music traditions in South, Central and North America. Case studies and the results of field research projects applying a variety of music-archaeological approaches. This volume includes eight articles on the Andes, Mesoamerica, and North America. Black/white and color drawings and photographs.

Contents: Henry Stobart, Staging Sound: Acoustic Reflections on Inca Music, Architecture and Performance Spaces; Anna Gruszczyńska-Ziólkowska, Unveiling the Secrets of Ancient Nasca Whistles; Daniela La Chioma Silvestre Villalva, El Señor de las Antaras: Música y fertilidad en la iconografía nasca; Egberto Bermúdez, The Death of the mojas: Human Sacrifices, Song and Ritual in the Nuevo Reino de Granada (Central Colombia), 1563; Carrie L. Dennett and Katrina C. Kosyk, Winds of Change: Ceramic Musical Instruments from Greater Nicoya; Vanessa Rodens, Arnd Adje Both and Gonzalo Sánchez Santiago, Las flautas poli-globulares de Mesoamérica; Grazia Tuzi, The Voladores Dance: Traces of the Past for the Interpretation of the Present; Mark Howell, Origin and Meaning of the Hopewell Panpipe. Some articles in English, others in Spanish.

Published by Ekho VERLAG (Berlin), 2013. 200 pp. ISBN: 978-3-944415-14-7 (Hard cover).

$79.00 (shipping included). Order code UC122.