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Nketia, J. H. Kwabena

Overview
Works: 208 works in 470 publications in 12 languages and 4,691 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Music  Filmed dance  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Ethnographic films  Periodicals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Honoree, Instrumentalist, Other, Speaker
Classifications: ML350.N595, 780.96
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Most widely held works by J. H. Kwabena Nketia
The music of Africa by J. H. Kwabena Nketia( Book )

60 editions published between 1974 and 2002 in 7 languages and held by 1,684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The study of African music is a study at once of unity and diversity. The range of indigenous musical resources and practices found on this vast continent is as wide and varied as its topography. In this informative and highly readable book, Professor Nketia provides an overview of the musical traditions of Africa with respect to their historical, cultural, and social backgrounds, their organization and practice, and delineates the most significant aspects of musical style."--Back cover
African music in Ghana by J. H. Kwabena Nketia( Book )

31 editions published between 1961 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Funeral dirges of the Akan people by J. H. Kwabena Nketia( Book )

20 editions published between 1954 and 1969 in English and Burmese and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folk songs of Ghana by J. H. Kwabena Nketia( )

6 editions published between 1963 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

African musicology : current trends : a festschrift presented to J.H. Kwabena Nketia by Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje( Book )

16 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume I + II
Drumming in Akan communities of Ghana by J. H. Kwabena Nketia( Book )

16 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethnomusicology and African music : collected papers by J. H. Kwabena Nketia( Book )

12 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our drums and drummers by J. H. Kwabena Nketia( Book )

9 editions published between 1968 and 1998 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Akan : FE12( )

in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Akan are Twi-speaking peoples living in southern and central Ghana and in southeastern Côte d'Ivoire. This file includes 45 documents. Most are on the two major Akan groups, the Ashanti and Fanti; others refer to two or more Akan groups
Studies in African music by J. H. Kwabena Nketia( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethnomusicology in Ghana; an inaugural lecture delivered on 20th November, 1969 at the University of Ghana, Legon by J. H. Kwabena Nketia( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folk songs of Ghana by J. H. Kwabena Nketia( Book )

10 editions published between 1963 and 1973 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ghana: music, dance, and drama; a review of the performing arts of Ghana by J. H. Kwabena Nketia( Book )

8 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

African gods and music by J. H. Kwabena Nketia( Book )

5 editions published between 1963 and 1975 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History and the organisation of music in West Africa by J. H. Kwabena Nketia( Book )

3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kwabena amoa by J. H. Kwabena Nketia( Book )

7 editions published between 1952 and 1969 in 6 languages and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music in African cultures : a review of the meaning and significance of traditional African music by J. H. Kwabena Nketia( Book )

6 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atumpan, the talking drums of Ghana( Visual )

in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about the "talking drums" of Ghana, featuring the commissioning, construction, and ceremonial use of a set of Ashanti drums. Also shown are some of the dances performed to the beat of the drums
The Laura Boulton ethnomusicology lecture series by David P McAllester( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Akwansosem bi by J. H. Kwabena Nketia( Book )

6 editions published in 1967 in Twi and Undetermined and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The music of Africa
Alternative Names
J. H. Kwabena Nketia ghanaischer Musikethnologe und Komponist

J. H. Nketia

Joseph Hanson Kwabena Nketia componist uit Ghana

Kwabena, Joseph H. Nketia-.

Kwabena Nketia, J.H

Kwabena Nketia, J.H. 1921-

Kwabena Nketia, J. H. (Joseph Hanson)

Kwabena Nketia, Joseph H.

Kwabena Nketia, Joseph H. 1921-

Kwabena Nketia, Joseph Hanson

Kwabena Nketia Joseph Hanson 1921-....

Nketia, J. H. Kwabena.

Nketia, J.H. Kwabena 1921-

Nketia, Joseph H. Kwabena

Nketia, Joseph Hanson

Nketia Joseph Hanson 1921-....

Nketia, Joseph Hanson Kwabena.

Nketia, Joseph Hanson Kwabena 1921-

Nketia, Kwabena 1921-

ンケティア, クヮベナ

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Ethnomusicology and African music : collected papers