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Dancing With Devtas

Andrew Alter

Dancing With Devtas

Music, Power and Possession in Garhwal, North India (Soas Musicology Series)

by Andrew Alter

  • 279 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Ashgate Pub Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sacred & religious music,
  • Theory of music & musicology,
  • India,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • Music

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages266
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10852897M
    ISBN 100754656691
    ISBN 109780754656692

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In the Central Himalayan region of Garhwal, the gods (devtas) enjoy dancing. Musicians - whether ritual specialists or musical specialists - are therefore an indispensable part of most entertainment and religious events.

In shamanistic ceremonies, their incantations, songs and drumming 'make' the gods possess their : Paperback. Dancing with Devtas: Drums, Power and Possession in the Music of Garhwal, North India (SOAS Studies in Music) 1st Edition, Kindle EditionManufacturer: Routledge.

Book Description In the Central Himalayan region of Garhwal, the gods (devtas) enjoy dancing. Musicians - whether ritual specialists or musical specialists - are therefore an indispensable part of most entertainment and religious events.

In shamanistic ceremonies, their incantations, songs and drumming 'make' the gods possess their mediums. Dancing with Devtas: Drums, Power and Possession in the Music of Garhwal, North India by Andrew Alter,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Dancing with Devtas: Drums, Power and Possession in the Music of Garhwal, North India: Andrew Alter: Author: Andrew Alter.

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In the Central Himalayan region of Garhwal, the gods (devtas) enjoy dancing. Dancing With Devtas book - whether ritual specialists or musical specialists - are therefore an indispensable part of most entertainment and religious events.

In shamanistic ceremonies, their incantations, songs and drumming 'make' the gods possess their mediums. In the Central Himalayan region of Garhwal, the gods (devtas) enjoy dancing and come on to their mediums when musicians play and 'make' them dance.

This book examines music and musical practice in Garhwal from an analytical perspective that explores the nexus between musical sounds and performance events. Research output: Book/Report › Book Abstract In the Central Himalayan region of Garhwal, the gods (devtas) enjoy dancing and come on to Cited by: 6.

In the Central Himalayan region of Garhwal, the gods (devtas) enjoy dancing and come on to their mediums when musicians play and 'make' them dance. This occurs at many events including shamanistic rituals when musicians use their music teleologically to 'dance the gods'.Author: Andrew Alter.

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Through the powerful sounds of their drumming, musicians cause the gods to dance. Music, and more particularly musical sound, is perceived in Garhwal as a powerful force. Dancing with Devtãs is broken down into two parts. The first part, "Contextualizing the Study," does just that - lays out the theoretical frameworks of the book, gives a brief litera-ture review of previous folkloric and musical studies conducted on the region, and speaks to the geography, politics, and language of Garhwal.

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Dr Alter has just published a book titled Dancing with Devtas: Drums, Power and Possession in the Music of Garhwal, North India. Launching the book at UNE last week, the distinguished Australian ethnomusicologist Professor Stephen Wild said it was “a worthy contribution to ethnomusicology, Indian studies, and the world of scholarship”.

The devtas come dressed in their fineries, embellished with gold and silver ornaments replete with bright coloured parasols escorted by their musicians and priests.

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