Maya Achi Marimba Music In Guatemala With Cd Audio

Autore: Sergio Navarrete Pellicer
Editore: Temple University Press
ISBN: 9781592132928
Grandezza: 65,96 MB
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For the Achi, one of the several Mayan ethnic groups indigenous to Guatemala, the music of the marimba serves not only as a form of entertainment but also as a form of communication, a vehicle for memory, and an articulation of cultural identity. Sergio Navarrete Pellicer examines the marimba tradition -- the historical confluence of African musical influences, Spanish colonial power, and Indian ethnic assimilation -- as a driving force in the dynamics of cultural continuity and change in Rabinal, the heart of Achi culture and society. By examining the performance and consumption of marimba music as complementary parts of a system of social interaction, religious belief, and ethnic identification, Navarrete Pellicer reveals how the strains of the marimba resonate with the spiritual yearnings and cultural negotiations of the Achi as they try to come to terms with the political violence ...

Urban Hydrology Revised Edition

Autore: Timothy R. Lazaro
Editore: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780877625476
Grandezza: 18,32 MB
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Comprehensive guide and reference to city stormwater runoff and streamflow management.

Alfred S Kid S Drumset Course

Autore: Dave Black
Editore: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 9780739038253
Grandezza: 52,85 MB
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Three irresistible drum experts---a clever, classical dog, one cool cat, and a friendly alligator---keep students' attention focused by pointing out what's important on each page and help make learning music fun! This full-color book is specifically designed with attention-grabbing illustrations for use with kids at the elementary level. 48 pages.

Adaptive Technologies For Learning Work Environments

Autore: Joseph J. Lazzaro
Editore: American Library Association
ISBN: 9780838908044
Grandezza: 80,13 MB
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There is no doubt that advancements in technology can make learning, work, and life in general, easier. This updated and expanded new edition of a cutting-edge work breaks down all of the latest products and systems for making technology accessible to all. From desktop and notebook PCs to the Internet, adaptive technology expert Joe Lazzaro details - in lay terms - the latest advancements in assistive hardware and software, how to implement them, and how to provide vital training and technical support. Detailed chapters identify options for people with visual, hearing, motor, speech, and learning disabilities. Lazzaro explains how to operate Windows, Macintosh, and Unix PCs from the keyboard, rather than the mouse, and spotlights built-in accessibility utilities found on these platforms. An entire chapter is devoted to public and private sector funding sources, and helpful appendices are packed with resources to help you locate agencies and organizations that support adaptive technology for people with disabilities. New to this edition are chapters devoted to keyboard commands, built-in accessibility utilities, and Internet/Intranet accessibility. An extensive chapter uncovers the


Autore: Richard H. Thaler
ISBN: 9780982415030
Grandezza: 51,53 MB
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This book is the music notational transcription of Lazaro Galarraga's 'Arara ' CD on the 50-50 Records label. The author has also included a brief history and explanation of the Arara genre and tradition as it is practiced in the Afro-Cuban folkloric culture. In recording his 'Arara ' CD, Lazaro Galarraga drew on a lifetime of playing and singing the songs from this rich tradition. He first learned Arara songs from his grandmother, Petrona when he was five years old. Lazaro credits her and his aunt Gregoria as his first teachers. As a teenager he was an active member in a house of Arara where he often sang at Arara ceremonies. Later he became a member of the Conjunto Folklorico Nacional de Cuba, where he routinely performed Arara songs as part of their repertoire. For a more detailed biography of Lazaro Galarraga, please see the Appendix at the end of this book.

Ports Guide

ISBN: 9781901290226
Grandezza: 64,89 MB
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Catalogo Dei Libri Stampati Nella Tipografia Armena Dell Isola Di S Lazzaro Presso Venezia Coi Loro Prezzi Fissi Etc

Autore: Congregation of Armenian Mekhitarist Monks (VENICE)
Grandezza: 46,75 MB
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The Ottoman Of Lazaro Soranzo Wherein Is Delivered As Well A Full And Perfect Report Of The Might And Power Of Mahamet The Third Great Emperour Of The Turkes Now Raigning As Also A True Description Of Divers Peoples Countries Citties And Voyages Which Are Most Necessarie To Bee Knowen Especially At This Time Of The Present Warre In Hungarie Translated Out Of Italian Into English By Abraham Hartwell

Grandezza: 74,71 MB
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Coma Science

Autore: Professor Laureys
Editore: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080962252
Grandezza: 62,39 MB
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This serial is firmly established as an extensive documentation of the advances in contemporary brain research. Each volume presents authoritative reviews and original articles by invited specialists. This volume concentrates on coma and consciousness science. presenting articles from leading figures in the area on the clinical and ethical implications of work in this field. The book provides a thorough review of the various aspects of coma science from a review of the concepts, questioning of recent advances, case studies, through to where research in the field is heading. * Provides the reader with a unique overview of all aspects of new advances in coma science * Broad focus with contributions by the top scientists worldwide in the respective disciplines

Binary Stars Selected Topics On Observations And Physical Processes

Autore: F. C. Lazaro
Editore: Springer
ISBN: 3540443959
Grandezza: 80,96 MB
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More than half of all stars in the universe formed and evolved as binary systems and their study is essential for understanding stellar and galactic evolution. The six lectures in this book give both a readable introduction and an up-to-date review of nearly all aspects of research into binary stars, including the range from common binaries to more exotic systems composed of white dwarfs, neutron stars and black holes.