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Imposing harmony : music and society in colonial Cuzco

Author: Geoffrey Baker
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2008.
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Imposing Harmonyis a groundbreaking analysis of the role of music and musicians in the social and political life of colonial Cuzco. Challenging musicology's cathedral-centered approach to the history of music in colonial Latin America, Geoffrey Baker demonstrates that rather than being dominated by the Cathedral, Cuzco's musical culture was remarkably decentralized. He shows that institutions such as parish churches  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Baker, Geoffrey, 1970-
Imposing harmony.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2008
(OCoLC)892054360
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Baker
ISBN: 9780822341369 0822341360 9780822341604 0822341603
OCLC Number: 173299094
Description: x, 308 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The urban soundscape --
The Cathedral and the Seminary of San Antonio Abad --
Convents and monasteries --
The urban parishes --
The rural doctrinas de Indios.
Responsibility: Geoffrey Baker.
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Imposing Harmony offers an analysis of the role of music and musicians in the social and political life of colonial Cuzco.  Read more...

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