Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-226) and index
Sacred/secular influences: the reinvention of West African ase in Brazil -- From the sacred to the secular: popularizing candomble rhythms -- Axe embodiment in Brazilian popular music: sacred themes, imagery, and symbols -- The sacred/secular popularity of drums and drummers -- Secular impulses: dancing to the beats of different drummers -- Say it loud! I’m Black and I’m proud: popular music and axe embodiment in Bahian carnival/ijexa -- Stylizing axe as Brazilian popular music.
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