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Published: 24 June 2010

408 Pages | 18 halftones


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

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