Anacruz presents:
SOUNDING INDIGENOUS
AUTHENTICITY IN BOLIVIAN MUSIC PERFORMANCE

By Michelle Bigenho

Palgrave
2002

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MUSIC OF:
Toropalca

Yura

Música de Maestros

CHAPTERS:
1 Authenticity Matters

2 What Makes You Want to Dance

3 "Time!"

4 Indigenous Cool and the Politics of Aesthetics

5 The Burden and Lightness of Authenticity

6 Sonorous Sovereignty

7 The Indigenous Work and its Authorship

8 Codas, Despedidas, and Kacharpayas

Welcome!

This website will only make sense in conjunction with a reading of Sounding Indigenous: Authenticity in Bolivian Music Performance. These materials are meant to provide the reader with an expanded experience of colors and sounds.

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Música de Maestros perform sikus on Lake Titicaca during the Concert for the Indigenous Peoples. Original image courtesy of Gonzalo Espinoza.

This website was created by Michelle Bigenho, mbigenho@hampshire.edu