Singing For Life / Edition 1

Singing For Life / Edition 1

by Gregory Barz, Jim Wooten

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.  See more details below


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

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6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.58(d)

Table of Contents

Prelude : "those who do not listen to our songs and change their behavior will land in problems"
Introduction : "music is taken as a medicine" : singing for life in a time of AIDS1
Ch. 1HIV/AIDS, jackfruit, and banana weevils : music and medical interventions in Uganda9
Interlude 1Florence Kumunhyu's testimony40
Ch. 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
Ch. 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
Ch. 4"Today we have naming of parts" : languaging AIDS through music109
Interlude 4Excerpts from an interview with the Bukato youth fellowship146
Ch. 5"Singing in a language AIDS can hear" : music, AIDS, and religion151
Interlude 5Conversation with Faustus Baziri171
Ch. 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

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