Remembering the Baroque Era: Historical Consciousness, Local Identity and the Holy Week Celebrations in a Former Mining Town in Brazil

  title={Remembering the Baroque Era: Historical Consciousness, Local Identity and the Holy Week Celebrations in a Former Mining Town in Brazil},
  author={Suzel Ana Reily},
  journal={Ethnomusicology Forum},
  pages={39 - 62}
  • S. Reily
  • Published 1 June 2006
  • History
  • Ethnomusicology Forum
This article looks at how historical consciousness has been constructed and sustained through the Holy Week celebrations in Campanha, a small former gold mining town in southern Minas Gerais, Brazil. By drawing on ethnographic and archival material, it argues that ritual experiences play a critical role in shaping conceptions of the past. In Campanha, as in other former mining towns of the region, Holy Week is structured around a highly theatrical, “baroque” template and accompanied by a… 

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