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Flower World - Mundo Florido, vol. 5
Music Archaeology of the Americas - Arqueomusicología de las Américas


edited by Matthias Stöckli and Mark Howell

The fifth volume in a bilingual book series Flower World - Music Archaeology of the Americas that aims to raise the study of ancient music and music-related activities in the pre-Columbian Americas to a new level. 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 North America, Mesoamerica, and the Andes. Black/white and color drawings and photographs.

Contents: Andro Schampke C.: Indicadores de la prehistoria musical del norte de Chile: Las flautas de Pan del sitio arqueológico Azapa-6, valle de Azapa; Matthias Stöckli: An Early Colonial Testimony of Musical Change and Continuity in the Guatemalan Highlands; Mary Miller: Sounds and Sights: Sweeping the Way at Bonampak; Arnd Adje Both and Ivonne Giles: Los artefactos sonoros de Xochicalco; Kong F. Cheong, Mads S. Jorgensen, and Roger Blench: Ceramic Vessel Rattles from Tala and Teuchitlan, Jalisco, West Mexico; Paula J. Conlon: The Native American Flute Tradition in the Southern Plains, Focusing on the Kiowa and Comanche Tribes. Some articles in English, others in Spanish.

Published by Ekho VERLAG (Berlin), 2017. 128 pp. ISBN: 978-3-944415-35-2 (Hard cover).

$79.00 (shipping included). Order code UC133.