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Author Colman, Alfredo,
Title The Paraguayan harp : from colonial transplant to national emblem / Alfredo C. Colman.
Imprint Lanham ; Boulder ; New York ; London : Lexington Books, [2015]

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Author Colman, Alfredo,
Subject Harp -- Paraguay -- History.
Harpists -- Paraguay -- Biography.
Description 1 online resource (x, 185 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-178) and index.
Contents A personal note -- A musical instrument, a symbol of identity -- The setting -- Harps, harpists, and luthiers -- The music of the Paraguayan harp -- Traditional music in the discourses surrounding cultural performances.
Note Description based on print version record and CIP data provided by publisher; resource not viewed.
Summary This book discusses the historical and musical development of the diatonic harp in Paraguay, an analysis of the musical contributions by harp composers and performers, a survey of the various traditional genres associated with the instrument, and a discussion of the popular and academic settings where the instrument has been cultivated.
Note English.
ISBN 9780739198209 ebook
0739198203
9780739198193 (cloth alk. paper)
073919819X
1937330079
OCLC # 913784762
Additional Format Print version: The Paraguayan harp Lanham ; Lexington Books, [2015] 9780739198193 (DLC) 2014044608



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