Shaw, Choice. Students and scholars of many disciplines whose topical and methodological interests take them to Cuban music performance or music in general will draw much inspiration from Listening in Detail. Garcia, American Studies. Vazquez offers critical and personal responses to what Cuba and music, in their articulation, signify, and the experience a keyword in her method becomes, for us, that fine arrangement of pleasure in, and of, critique, where reading a book turns into us cheering it on, often aloud.
Aparicio, The Americas.
- Under the Cottonwoods: A Sketch of Life on a Prairie Homestead.
- Loin des châteaux en Espagne (Collection Classique) (French Edition).
- Listening in Detail: Performances of Cuban Music - Alexandra T. Vazquez - Google книги.
- Cultural Heritage Politics in China.
- Giudizio universale (Varia) (Italian Edition).
- Series Detail.
Because of its methodological framework and its unique exploration of inscription and fugitivity, the book will also be of particular use to those who research at the nexus of cultural studies and media theory. She wrote the book while listening to music, and reading her work in detail is unquestionably a sonic experience as well; her colorful writing encourages the reader to listen not only to the poetic style of her prose, but to the music that accompanies it. It is a simultaneously gentle and fierce rejoinder to the legacy of works that attempt to 'know' Cuban music, to pin it down for ethnographic examination or touristic consumption, to romanticize it and remove it from its contexts in everyday life.
This is a passionate, hugely important work.
LIS TEN ING
Roaming exiles will debunk all blockades, so let the entanglement of empires surrender to the grunt. This is a stunning book. It will keep you listening even when the music is over.
If it ever, actually, is. Rigorously, lyrically, Vazquez delights and instructs, shows and proves, studies and performs. Alexandra T. Bk Cover Image Full.
Sign In. Search Cart. Search for:. Listening in Detail Performances of Cuban Music. Refiguring American Music More about this series. Book Pages: Illustrations: 23 photographs Published: June It is also a powerful critique of efforts to define "Cuban music" for ethnographic examination or market consumption. Contending that the music is not a knowable entity but a spectrum of dynamic practices that elude definition, Alexandra T.
Vazquez models a new way of writing about music and the meanings assigned to it. Paperback Cloth. Availability: In stock. My Wishlist. Know about stores. Products of this store will be shipped directly from the US to your country. Products of this store will be shipped directly from the UK to your country. Products of this store will be shipped directly from China to your country. Products of this store will be shipped directly from Japan to your country.
Browse by Series
Products of this store will be shipped directly from Hong Kong to your country. Products of this store will be shipped directly from Kuwait to your country. Kuwait Change Country.
Shop By Category. My Orders. Track Orders. Change Language. English Arabic. Important Links.
Follow the Author
Follow Us. App Download. US UK. Thank you for subscribing!