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Yoruba music in the twentieth century

Author: Bode Omojola
Publisher: Rochester, N.Y. : University of Rochester Press ; Woodbridge : Boydell & Brewer [distributor], 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on extensive field research conducted over the course of two decades, Bode Omojola examines traditional and contemporary Yoruba genres of music.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Music
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bode Omojola
ISBN: 9781580464093 1580464092
OCLC Number: 808497525
Description: pages cm
Contents: Yorùbá drumming : performance practice and the politics of identity --
Talking and stammering : toward an analysis of Yorùbá drumming --
Songs of the king's wives : gendered and social identities in Yorùbá vocal performance --
The aírégbé song tradition of Yorùbá female chiefs --
Yorùbá music in the Christian liturgy : notation, performance, and identity --
Yorùbá music in Christian worship : the Aládǔrà church --
Yorùbá popular music : hybridity, identity, and power --
Yorùbá Islamic popular music.
Responsibility: Bode Omojola.

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"While there are many books addressing one facet or another of Yoruba music, no other book covers the variety of genres and idioms discussed in Yoruba Music in the Twentieth Century. Professor Read more...

 
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