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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 Seiten : Illustrationen + 1 CD-ROM
Contents: List of Audio Examples, List of Contributors, Preface to the Second Edition, Acknowledgments, Orthography, Part 1 Introduction to African Music, Profile of Africa, African Music in a Constellation of Arts, Exploring African Music, Part 2 Issues and Processes in African Music, Notation and Oral Tradition, Conceptions of Song: Ownership, Rights, and African Copyright Law, Dance in Communal Life, Islam in Liberia, The Guitar in Africa, Kru Mariners and Migrants of the West African Coast, Popular Music in Africa, Music and HIV/AIDS in Africa, Questions for Critical Thinking: Issues and Processes in African Music, Part 3 Regional Case Studies, West Africa, West Africa: An Introduction, Yoruba Popular Music, "The Tradition" and Identity in a Diversifying Context, Questions for Critical Thinking: West Africa, North Africa, North Africa: An Introduction, Tuareg Music, From Village to Vinyl: Genealogies of New Kabyle Song, Questions for Critical Thinking: North Africa, East Africa, East Africa: An Introduction, Music and the Construction of Identity among the Abayudaya (Jewish People) of Uganda, Questions for Critical Thinking: East Africa, Central Africa, Central Africa: An Introduction, Musical Life in the Central African Republic, Questions for Critical Thinking: Central Africa, Southern Africa, Southern Africa: An Introduction, Popular Music in South Africa, Dance and Gender as Contested Sites in Southern Malawian Presbyterian Churches, Questions for Critical Thinking: South Africa, General Questions for the Whole Book, Glossary, A Guide to Publications, A Guide to Recordings, A Guide to Films and Videos, Notes on the Audio Examples, Index
Responsibility: edited by Ruth M. Stone.


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