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Olatunji, Babatunde

Overview
Works: 126 works in 248 publications in 8 languages and 3,806 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Music  Methods  Interviews  Percussion music  World music  World beat (Music) 
Roles: Performer, Composer, Instrumentalist, Interviewee, Singer
Classifications: ML544, 781.91096
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Babatunde Olatunji
Musical instruments of Africa; their nature, use, and place in the life of a deeply musical people by Betty Warner Dietz ( Book )
6 editions published between 1965 and 1989 in English and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The great secret of African music is its vital significance to everyday life and this book helps the reader to arrive at an understanding of the African peoples and cultures through this music
Drums of passion the invocation by Babatunde Olatunji ( Recording )
35 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Planet drum by Mickey Hart ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1991 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Mickey Hart realizes his lifelong dream to gather together the world's great drummers to make a recording based entirely on percussion"--Container
Love drum talk by Babatunde Olatunji ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
African drumming ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discussion of Nigerian drum traditions, drumming techniques and rhythms for djembe and similar drums and performances
Olatunji! Drums of passion by Babatunde Olatunji ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1983 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Circle of drums by Babatunde Olatunji ( )
5 editions published in 2005 in 4 languages and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
We insist! Max Roach's Freedom now suite by Max Roach ( Recording )
14 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The end of the road the final tour '95 : a tribute ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Legions of nomadic fans made a communal way of life out of following Jerry and the Dead - the Deadheads. 'The End of the Road' began shooting just 3 months before Jerry Garcia's passing in 1995 - documenting 'life on the road.'
Mondo beat masters of percussion ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1998 and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Max Roach's by Max Roach ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
PBS presents Denyce Graves, a cathedral Christmas by Denyce Graves ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The music of the Americas ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Afro percussion Zungo! by Babatunde Olatunji ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1961 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
More drums of passion by Babatunde Olatunji ( Recording )
5 editions published in 1966 in 3 languages and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Healing session by Babatunde Olatunji ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2003 in Niger-Kordofanian and Yoruba and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Voyage by Stan Getz ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1966 and 2007 and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Source of soul ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Points out that Afro-American music retains elements of West African musical style despite the experience of slavery, during which every effort was made to strip Africans of their culture and systems of communication. Compares the tonality of a typical blues-based melody to the tonality of a melody played on the mbira, the African thumb piano, and shows the retained musical practice of using call response patterns. Features Chuck Brown and Babatunde Olatunji
What in the world ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2005 in Multiple languages and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
African religions and ritual dances ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows the rarely-seen African religious cult dances the Invocation to Igunnu and the Ritual fire dance to Shango, and portrays how dance itself is an expression of religious devotion
 
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Alternative Names
Babatunde
Babatunde, 1927-2003
Olatungi, Babatunde
Olatungi, Babatunde, 1927-2003
Olatunji
Olatunji, 1927-2003
Olátúnjí, Babátúndé
Olatunji, Babatundi
Olatunji, Babatundi, 1927-2003
Olatunji, Michael B. 1927-2003
Olatunji, Michael Babatunde
Olatunji, Michael Babatunde, 1927-2003
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