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The Garland handbook of African music

Author: Ruth M Stone
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

Features essays that offer regional studies of the different musical cultures of Africa. This work focuses on issues and processes, such as notation and oral tradition, dance in communal life, and  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth M Stone
ISBN: 9780203927878 0203927877 9780415961028 0415961025
OCLC Number: 695557785
Notes: Abridged paperback edition of Africa, volume 1 of The Garland encyclopedia of world music, with the addition of a new article, 'Exploring African Music' as well as articles by Alex Perullo, Gregory Barz and Judah Cohen, Daniel B. Reed, Jeffrey A. Summit, Jane Goodman, and Clara Henderson. Reed article is adapted from previous publication by Indiana University Press--T.p. verso.
Description: 501 p : ill. + 1 CD-ROM
Contents: Audio Examples Contributing Authors Preface to Second Edition Part 1 Introduction to African Music Profile of Africa Ruth M. Stone African Music in a Constellation of Arts Ruth M. Stone Exploring African Music Ruth M. Stone Part 2 Issues and Processes in African Music Notation and Oral Tradition Kay Kaufman Shelemay Conceptions of Song: Ownership, Rights, and African Copyright Law Alex Perullo Dance in Communal Life Patience A. Kwakwa Islam in Liberia Lester P. Monts The Guitar in Africa Andrew L. Kaye Kru Mariners and Migrants of the West African Coast Cynthia Schmidt Popular Music in Africa Angela Impey Music and HIV/AIDS in Africa Gregory Barz and Judah Cohen Questions for Critical Thinking Part 3 Regional Case Studies West Africa West Africa: An Introduction Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje Yoruba Popular Music Christopher Waterman "The Tradition" and Identity in a Diversifying Context Daniel Reed Questions for Critical Thinking: Africa North Africa North Africa: An Introduction Caroline Card Wendt Tuareg Music Caroline Card Wendt From Village to Vinyl: Genealogies of New Kabyle Song Jane E. Goodman Questions for Critical Thinking: North Africa East Africa East Africa: An Introduction Peter Cooke Music and Identity among the Abayudaya (Jewish People) of Uganda Jeffrey A. Summit Questions for Critical Thinking: East Africa Central Africa Central Africa: An Introduction Gerhard Kubik Musical Life in the Central African Republic Michelle Kisliuk Questions for Critical Thinking: Central Africa Southern Africa Southern Africa: An Introduction John E. Kaemmer Popular Music in South Africa David B. Coplan Dance and Gender in Southern Malawi Clara Henderson Questions for Critical Thinking: South Africa General Questions for the Whole Book Glossary A Guide to Publications on African Music A Guide to Recordings of African Music A Guide to Films and Videos Index
Responsibility: edited by Ruth M. Stone.
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