Zouk : world music in the West Indies (Book, 1993) [WorldCat.org]
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Zouk : world music in the West Indies

Zouk : world music in the West Indies

Author: Jocelyne Guilbault
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1993.
Series: Chicago studies in ethnomusicology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book--complete with a compact disc and numerous illustrations and musical examples--provides a thorough introduction to the sound, lyrics, choreography, and social milieu of zouk music.


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jocelyne Guilbault
ISBN: 0226310418 9780226310411 0226310426 9780226310428
OCLC Number: 26403661
Description: xxv, 279 pages : illustrations, 1 map, portraits, pls., music ; 24 cm + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: List of the Musical Excerpts on the Compact Disc --
1. Zouk and the Isles of the Caribees --
2. "Zouk-la Se Sel Medikaman Nou Ni" --
3. On Zouk and Family Resemblance: Biguine, Compas Direct, and Cadence-Lypso --
4. Biguine: Popular Music of Guadeloupe (1940-1960) / Edouard Benoit --
5. "Toujou Sou Konpa": Issues of Change and Interchange in Haitian Popular Dance Music / Gage Averill --
6. Cadence: The Dominican Experience / Gregory Rabess --
7. Three Constructions of Zouk: An Interpretation --
8. Zouk in the Eighties --
9. Zouk and the Local Music industries --
10. Zouk as a World Music in the Lesser Antilles.
Series Title: Chicago studies in ethnomusicology.
Responsibility: Jocelyne Guilbault with Gage Averill, Édouard Benoit, Gregory Rabess.
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