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Music in Trinidad: Carnival

Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture

Shannon Dudley and Bonnie C. Wade

December 2003

ISBN: 9780195138337

128 pages
Paperback

Global Music Series

Price: £21.99

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Description

Music in Trinidad: Carnival is a volume in the Global Music Series, edited by Bonnie Wade and Patricia Campbell. This volume, appropriate for use in undergraduate, introductory courses on world music or ethnomusicology, is an overview of the musical traditions of Trinidad, particularly Carnival. In describing the musical conventions, modes of performance, and social dynamics of Trinidadian music, this text places the music of Carnival within the context of Trinidad's rich history and culture.

About the Author(s)

Shannon Dudley, Assistant Professor of Music, University of Washington, and Bonnie C. Wade, Chambers Chair in Music at University of California, Berkeley and Patricia S. Campbell Professor of Music, University of Washington