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Asante ntahera trumpets in Ghana : culture, tradition, and sound barrage

Author: Joseph S Kaminski
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2012.
Series: SOAS musicology series.
Edition/Format:   Book : CD audio : Music   Sound Recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on the author's fieldwork in Ghana with the Asante and Denkyira ntahera trumpeters, this book draws on interviews, field recordings, oral traditions, written accounts, archaeological evidence,  Read more...

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Material Type: Music
Document Type: Book, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph S Kaminski
ISBN: 9781409426844 140942684X
OCLC Number: 779607083
Description: xxii, 203 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.).
Contents: Introduction to the Asante and the ivory trumpets; Origins of the Ntahera trumpets; Anthropological evidences of ivory trumpets in Ghana and West Africa; Early descriptions of Gold Coast ivory trumpets; Asante ivory trumpets in culture; The sound barrage; Asante trumpet groups; Ivory trumpet surrogate speech; Transcriptions and analyses of Ntahera Nnwon; Transcription and analyses of Nkontwema and Amoakwa Nnwoml; Epilogue - Philip Asamoah Bonsu and the postmodern condition; Appendices; Notes to the CD tracks; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: SOAS musicology series.
Responsibility: Joseph S. Kaminski.

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