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Where Rivers and Mountains Sing: Sound, Music, and Nomadism in Tuva and Beyond

Levin, Theodore (with Suzukei, Valentina)


1st Edition

Blue paper boards with gilt lettering to cloth spine. Very slight soiling to head of text block. In fine photographic dust jacket. Includes a two-sided CD/DVD in an unopened plastic sleeve at the back. Illustrated throughout with maps, photographs and music notation, plus 16 pages of colour photographs. *** ‘Takes readers on a journey through the rich sonic world of Inner Asia, where the elemental energies of wind, water, and echo, the ubiquitous presence of birds and animals, and the legendary feats of heroes have inspired a remarkable art and technology of sound-making among nomadic pastoralists. (…) An accompanying CD/DVD acquaints readers with the musicians and their music.’

Book Details

AuthorLevin, Theodore (with Suzukei, Valentina)
PublisherIndiana University Press
Publisher Year2006
Book ConditionAs New
Jacket ConditionAs New
Binding TypeHardcover
Edition1st Edition