Singing for life : HIV/AIDS and music in Uganda / Gregory Barz ; foreword by Jim Wooten
- Barz, Gregory F., 1960-
- New York : Routledge, 2006.
- Physical Description:
- xxvi, 250 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
- 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 AIDS -- HIV/AIDS, jackfruit, and banana weevils : music and medical interventions in Uganda -- Interlude 1 : Florence Kumunhyu's testimony -- What you sing nourishes your body like food -- Interlude 2 : Our problems are bigger than AIDS -- A conversation with Dr. Alex Muganzi Muganga -- No one will listen to us unless we bring our drums! : AIDS and women's music performance in Uganda -- Interlude 3 : Stick to one person : Nawaikoke village women's ensemble -- Today we have naming of parts : Languaging AIDS through music -- Interlude 4 : Excerpts from an interview with the Bukato Youth Fellowship -- Singing in a language AIDS can hear : Music, AIDS, and religion -- Interlude 5 : Conversation with Faustus Baziri, director of Volset -- Re-memorying memory : HIV/AIDS and the performance of cultural memory -- Interlude 6 : Taso drama group testimonies -- Conclusion : Getting the message across without music is sometimes shaky.
- 0415972892 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0415972906 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-244) and index.
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