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Den Grædende Harpe

Niss-Espinoza, Daniel LU (2019) SANM03 20191
Department of Sociology
Social Anthropology
Abstract
This master thesis in social anthropology, is based on fieldwork, conducted in the peruvian village Andamarca, in the region of Ayacucho, from February to April 2018. I have studied the special kind of folk music, called huayno, in order to establish its role in the local community. The inhabitants find themselves living in a vulnerable state, based on a violent history and political oppression. Their sufferings and vulnerability are expressed through the huayno music, which has the ability to create an atmosphere of sorrow and grief. This music represents a resilience strategy, through which their sufferings are alleviated. The huayno music has been practiced historically by their ancestors, and is described emically as being unique to... (More)
This master thesis in social anthropology, is based on fieldwork, conducted in the peruvian village Andamarca, in the region of Ayacucho, from February to April 2018. I have studied the special kind of folk music, called huayno, in order to establish its role in the local community. The inhabitants find themselves living in a vulnerable state, based on a violent history and political oppression. Their sufferings and vulnerability are expressed through the huayno music, which has the ability to create an atmosphere of sorrow and grief. This music represents a resilience strategy, through which their sufferings are alleviated. The huayno music has been practiced historically by their ancestors, and is described emically as being unique to the region of Ayacucho. The historical continuity and the uniqueness of this special kind of music, manifest their ethnic identity, hereby giving meaning to their sufferings. (Less)
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author
Niss-Espinoza, Daniel LU
supervisor
organization
course
SANM03 20191
year
type
H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
subject
keywords
Socialantropologi, musik, Peru, resilience, etnicitet
language
Danish
id
8981908
date added to LUP
2019-06-11 14:15:51
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2019-06-11 14:15:51
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  abstract     = {This master thesis in social anthropology, is based on fieldwork, conducted in the peruvian village Andamarca, in the region of Ayacucho, from February to April 2018. I have studied the special kind of folk music, called huayno, in order to establish its role in the local community. The inhabitants find themselves living in a vulnerable state, based on a violent history and political oppression. Their sufferings and vulnerability are expressed through the huayno music, which has the ability to create an atmosphere of sorrow and grief. This music represents a resilience strategy, through which their sufferings are alleviated. The huayno music has been practiced historically by their ancestors, and is described emically as being unique to the region of Ayacucho. The historical continuity and the uniqueness of this special kind of music, manifest their ethnic identity, hereby giving meaning to their sufferings.},
  author       = {Niss-Espinoza, Daniel},
  keyword      = {Socialantropologi,musik,Peru,resilience,etnicitet},
  language     = {dan},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Den Grædende Harpe},
  year         = {2019},
}