Healing Rhythms the World of South Korea's East Coast

Healing Rhythms the World of South Korea's East Coast Hereditary Shamans Soas Musicology Series ❰Download❯ ➾ Healing Rhythms the World of South Korea's East Coast Hereditary Shamans Soas Musicology Series Author Simon Y. Mills – Thomashillier.co.uk Still today in South Korea many people pay for the services of mudang the intermediaries of Korea's syncretic folk religion The majority of mudang are called to the profession by gods; their clients a Still today in South Korea many the World MOBI ï people pay for the services of mudang the intermediaries of Korea's syncretic folk religion The majority of mudang are called to the profession by gods; their clients are individuals or small groups and they focus on the use of spirit power 'possession' for diagnosis and problem solving There is however Healing Rhythms Kindle - a tiny minority of mudang who are born or adopted into the ritual life and who have no spirit power These ritualists perform in large family groups conducting rituals for whole communities They focus far on the use of music dance and song to provide healing experiences In this book Simon Mills provides an in depth analysis Rhythms the World PDF/EPUB æ of the East Coast hereditary mudang institution and its rhythm oriented music focusing particularly on the Kim family of mudang the government appointed 'cultural assets' for the genre It is the first English language book to study this tradition in any depth using materials from fieldwork alongside interviews with two key family members Kim Junghee Rhythms the World of South Kindle - and Jo Jonghun Throughout Mills includes numerous uotes from the ritualists themselves to help reveal their characters opinions and beliefs He documents the family's history the decline of the hereditary mudang institution and its kinship customs and the family's changing relations towards 'outsiders' Mills also details ritual procedures musical structures playing techniues instruments and learning methods both Rhythms the World of South Kindle - of the past and present; as non ritual musicians become increasingly aware of the powerful ritual rhythms the music is finding new life in non ritual settings A track CD featuring Kim Jo and Mills accompanies the book each track corresponding to the euivalent chapter in the text.

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