Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 June 2010

408 Pages | 18 half-tones

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195378269

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Colonial Counterpoint

Music in Early Modern Manila

D. R. M. Irving

Currents in Latin American and Iberian Music

  • Provides first major monograph on the development of an Iberian-influenced musical culture in Southeast Asia
  • Reconnects the history of music in the Philippines to related histories in Latin America
  • Proposes the theory that musical counterpoint acted as a powerful agent of colonialism