Providing new analysis, anthropologists, ethnomusicologists, sociologists, and philologists have developed a concept of hybridization that has exceeded the boundaries of their established disciplines. The authors, experts in Argentinian and Italian tango, Algerian rai, Catalonian sardana, Andalusian flamenco and Greek rebetika, focus on transcultural hybridization particularly from an ethnographic perspective. Additional contributors offer important epistemological and methodological interrogations and discuss the macro-structures of the music industry in the global markets.
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Here's yet another book that should be in every serious classical and flamenco guitarist's library; this time, Ioannis Anastassakis (The Art of Rasguedo) eliminatesthe guesswork on how to practice and perform the tremolo technique. The book addresses over 70 different approaches and methods to practice the tremolo with unprecedented advice from some of the greatest classical and flamenco guitaristsincluding: Andres Segovia, John Williams, Sharon Isbin, Christopher Parkening, Pepe Romero, Scott Tennant, David Russell, Narciso Yepes, Stanley Yates, Stepan Rak, Juan Serrano, Manolo Sanlucar, Manolo Franco, Jose AntonioRodriguez, Paco Serrano, and many more
Thrust into the international spotlight in 1966 when The Hunt, his critique of the Franco regime, won the Silver Bear at Berlin, Spanish filmmaker Carlos Saura (b. 1932) has remained an abiding presence and frequent victor at worldwide cinema competitions ever since. Best known in the United States for his Flamenco trilogy--Blood Wedding, Carmen, and A Love Bewitched--he also received Oscar nominations for Mama Turns a Hundred, Carmen, and Tango. Saura's movies are frequently ambiguous, sometimes controversial, and always narratively complex. In many of his films, such as Cría and Goya in Bordeaux, he creates sophisticated expressions of time and space by fusing reality with fantasy, past w...