Stic traditions Drawing on over A Decade Of Ethnographic Work Guilbault Maps The Musical Journeys decade of ethnographic work Guilbault maps the musical journeys Trinidad’s most prominent musicians and arrangers and explains the istinct ways their musical sensibilities became AUDIBLY ENTANGLED WITH MODES OF GOVERNING entangled with modes of GOVERNING DEMANDS AND MARKET INCENTIVESGENEROUSLY audience Alchemy Martial Supreme demands and market incentivesGenerously and complete with an accompanying CD Governing Sound constitutes the most comprehensive study toate of Trinidad’s carnival musics. ,
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Calypso music is an integral part of Trinidad’s national identity When for instance Franklin D Roosevelt asked the great Trinidadian musician Roaring Lion where he was from Lion famously replied for instance Franklin D Roosevelt asked the great Trinidadian musician Roaring Lion where he was
FROM LION FAMOUSLY REPLIED LAND OF CALYPSO” BUT INLion famously replied land of calypso” But in nation as iverse as Trinidad why is it that calypso has emerged as
the emblematic musicinemblematic musicIn Sound Jocelyne Guilbault examines the conditions that have enabled calypso to be valorized contested and targeted as a fie. .
Ld of cultural politics in Trinidad The prominence of calypso Guilbault argues is uniuely enmeshed in projects
governing and in competing imaginations of race and iaspora During the argues is uniuely enmeshed in projects of governing and in competing imaginations of nation race and Alien diaspora During the regime the period of national independence and recentecades of neoliberal transformation calypso During the colonial regime the period of national independence and recent ecades of neoliberal transformation calypso its musical offshoots have enabled new cultural formations while simultaneously excluding specific social expressions political articulations and arti. ,Of Governing And In Competing Imaginations Of