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By Loren Chuse

ISBN-10: 0415943280

ISBN-13: 9780415943284

This publication presents an in-depth ethnographic research of the significantly underestimated and underappreciated contributions of girls singers, the cantaoras, to the construction, transmission and innovation in flamenco track. Situating the examine of flamenco within the context of social and political currents that experience formed twentieth-century Spain, and drawing on interviews with the cantaoras themselves, Loren Chuse exhibits how flamenco is a fancy of cultural practices without delay musical, actual, verbal and social, regarding the expression and negotiation of advanced multi-layered identities, together with notions of Andalusian, neighborhood, gypsy and gender id. Chuse indicates how ladies are engaged within the formation of flamenco this day, and the way they reply to the stability and tensions among culture and innovation. In so doing, she encourages a deeper appreciation of flamenco and initiates new methods inside of ethnomusicology, feminist scholarship, flamenco, gender and well known track studies.

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