Singing For Life / Edition 1

Singing For Life / Edition 1

by Gregory Barz, Jim Wooten

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ISBN-10: 0415972906

ISBN-13: 9780415972901

Pub. Date: 01/05/2006

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Taylor & Francis
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Book & CD
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6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.58(d)

Table of Contents

Acronyms Used in the Textxvii
Recorded Selections on the Compact Discxix
List of Figuresxxi
Prelude: "Those Who Do Not Listen to Our Songs and Change Their Behavior Will Land in Problems"xxv
Introduction: "Music Is Taken as a Medicine": Singing for Life in a Time of AIDS1
Chapter 1HIV/AIDS, Jackfruit, and Banana Weevils: Music and Medical Interventions in Uganda9
Interlude 1Florence Kumunhyu's Testimony40
Chapter 2"What You Sing Nourishes Your Body Like Food"41
Interlude 2"Our Problems Are Bigger than AIDS": A Conversation with Dr. Alex Muganzi Muganga69
Chapter 3"No One Will Listen to Us Unless We Bring Our Drums!": AIDS and Women's Music Performance in Uganda77
Interlude 3"Stick to One Person": Nawaikoke Village Women's Ensemble107
Chapter 4"Today We Have Naming of Parts": Languaging AIDS Through Music109
Interlude 4Excerpts from an Interview with the Bukato Youth Fellowship146
Chapter 5"Singing in a Language AIDS Can Hear": Music, AIDS, and Religion151
Interlude 5Conversation with Faustus Baziri171
Chapter 6Re-Memorying Memory: HIV/AIDS and the Performance of Cultural Memory175
Interlude 6TASO Drama Group Testimonies210
Conclusion: "Getting the Message Across Without Music Is Sometimes Shaky"215
Works Cited237

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