Sailing on the Sea of Love: The Music of the Bauls of Bengal

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ISBN-13:
9780857420046
Einband:
Buch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.03.2011
Seiten:
242
Autor:
Charles Capwell
Gewicht:
476 g
Format:
231x155x20 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Based on fieldwork carried out in West Bengal, "Sailing on the Sea of Love "is a pioneering study of the songs of the Baul --a Bengali religious sect, widely beloved for its enchanting music. Charles Capwell describes the role Baul song plays in the lives of the Bauls themselves and in the experience and imagination of their fellow Bengalis. He also examines the sometimes enigmatic texts of the songs as well as their musical components and performance elements. " ""Sailing on the Sea of Love "provides an overview of the fundamental beliefs and practices of the Bauls and how the changing reception of the Bauls by the larger Bengali society illustrates the evolving nature of tradition. The author that reflects on the startling recent developments that have brought this sect from the relative obscurity of a regional culture to an international audience. This new edition is accompanied by two CDs of Baul music.

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