Singing for Life: HIV/AIDS and Music in Uganda

Singing for Life: HIV/AIDS and Music in Uganda

by Gregory Barz
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415972892

ISBN-13: 9780415972895

Pub. Date: 11/03/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415972895
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/03/2005
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordxi
Acknowledgmentsxiii
Acronyms Used in the Textxvii
Recorded Selections on the Compact Discxix
List of Figuresxxi
Orthographyxxiii
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
Afterword225
Appendix229
Notes233
Works Cited237
Index245

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