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Jamaican music

Author: Michael Burnett
Publisher: London : Oxford University Press, 1982.
Series: Oxford topics in music.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An illustrated history of Jamaican music, its origins, development and instruments. Includes religious music, worksongs, singing games, dance music and reggae. For ages 11-14.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Juvenile works
History and criticism
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Burnett
ISBN: 0193213338 9780193213333
OCLC Number: 10702145
Description: 48 pages : illustrations, music ; 19 x 25 cm.
Contents: Introducing Jamaica --
Island in the sun --
Where is Jamaica? --
What is Jamaica like? --
The Jamaican people --
Exports --
Jamaica and its past --
The Maroons --
Pirates --
Abolition of slavery --
Independence --
Introducing Jamaican music --
How Jamaican music began --
The music of the Arawaks --
Music from Africa --
Music in Jamaica now --
Folk music --
Reggae --
Festival --
Radio --
Jamaican folk instruments --
Drums --
Other percussion instruments --
Wind instruments --
String instruments --
Religious music --
Kumina --
The purpose of a kumina meeting --
Where kumina came from --
Revivalism --
The Great Revival --
A Revivalist ceremony --
The Rastafarians --
Drums --
Rhythms --
Other instruments --
What Rastas believe --
Famous Rasta musicians --
Music for work and play --
Worksongs --
The singer man --
Worksongs today --
Children's singing games --
Ring games --
Anancy --
Spiderman --
Anancy and Cow --
Dance music and reggae --
Dance music --
Bruckins --
Tambo --
Jonkunnu --
Quadrille --
Mento --
Reggae --
The ingredients of reggae --
The development of reggae --
Ska --
Rock steady --
Reggae in Jamaica now --
Reggae in Britain.
Series Title: Oxford topics in music.
Responsibility: Michael Burnett.

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An illustrated history of Jamaican music, its origins, development and instruments. Includes religious music, worksongs, singing games, dance music and reggae. For ages 11-14.

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