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Title LinkMusic of the sirens / edited by Linda Phyllis Austern and Inna Naroditskaya.
Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2006.
Description vii, 423 p. :  ill., music ;  24 cm.
Type of Material Book GV
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 371-408) and index.
Contents Contents: Introduction : singing each to each / Inna Naroditskaya and Linda Phyllis Austern -- Sirens in antiquity and the middle ages / Leofranc Holford-Strevens -- "Teach me to heare mermaides singing" : embodiments of (acoustic) pleasure and danger in the modern West / Linda Phyllis Austern -- Devils, daydreams, and desire : siren traditions and musical creation in the Central-Southern Andes / Henry Stobart -- "Sweet aluring harmony" : heavenly and earthly sirens in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century literary and visual culture / Elena Laura Calogero -- The sirens, the epicurean boat, and the poetry of praise / Stephen M. Buhler -- "Longindyingcall" : of music, modernity, and the sirens / Lawrence Kramer -- Russian rusalkas and nationalism : water, power, and women / Inna Naroditskaya -- Rheinsirenen : Loreley and other Rhine maidens / Annegret Fauser -- The mermaid of the Meyhane : the legend of a Greek singer in a Turkish tavern / John Morgan O’Connell -- Siren serenades : music for Mami Wata and other water spirits in Africa / Henry John Drewal with Charles Gore and Michelle Kisliuk -- The navel, the corporate, the contradictory : pop sirens at the twenty-first century / Thomasin LaMay and Robin Armstrong -- The cocktail siren in David Lynch’s Blue velvet / Jeongwon Joe.
Subject LinkFeminism and music.
LinkWomen in music.
LinkSex in music.
LinkSirens (Mythology)
Add.Author LinkAustern, Linda Phyllis, 1957-
LinkNaroditskaya, Inna, 1955-

System Number 000663048
ISBN Link025334736X (cloth : alk. paper)
Link9780253347367 (cloth : alk. paper)
Link0253218462 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Link9780253218469 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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