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Fiddling in West Africa : touching the spirit in Fulbe, Hausa, and Dagbamba cultures

Author: Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2008.
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Fiddling has had a lengthly history in Africa which has long been ignored. DjeDje aims to correct this oversight with an expansive study on fiddling in the Fulbe, Hausa and Dagbamba cultures of West Africa. She not only explains the history of the instrument, but also discusses the processes of stylistic transference and adaptation.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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DjeDje, Jacqueline Cogdell.
Fiddling in West Africa.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)620016431
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje
ISBN: 9780253349248 0253349249 9780253219299 0253219299
OCLC Number: 132584233
Description: x, 337 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : A master fiddler and a significant but little-known tradition --
Fiddling in West Africa : understanding the culture area --
An affirmation of identity : Fulbe fiddling in Senegambia --
Calling the Bori spirits : Hausa fiddling in Nigeria --
In service to the king : Dagbamba fiddling in Ghana.
Responsibility: Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje.
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Fiddling has had a lengthy history in Africa which has long been ignored. This work aims to correct this oversight with a study on fiddling in the Fulbe, Hausa, and Dagbamba cultures of West Africa.  Read more...

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