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Author Jorritsma, Marie R.

Title Sonic spaces of the Karoo [electronic resource] : the sacred music of a South African coloured community / Marie Jorritsma.

Imprint Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xviii, 201 p. : ill., maps.
Series African soundscapes
African soundscapes.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [169]-189) and index.
Contents Introduction : the challenges of inscribing coloured voices -- Karoo people and places -- Hidden transcripts : how hymns reveal history -- Senzeni na : interrelationships between the music of mission and independent African church denominations -- Singing the "Queen's English" : church choirs in Kroonvale -- Mothers of the church : women's society music and the politics of gender -- Conclusion : reflections on Karoo sonic spaces.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Church music -- South Africa -- Graaff-Reinet.
Church music -- Protestant churches.
Colored people (South Africa) -- South Africa -- Graaff-Reinet -- Music -- History and criticism.
Graaff-Reinet (South Africa) -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781439902370 (cloth : alk. paper)
1439902372 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781439902394 (e-book)

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