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More than drumming : essays on African and Afro-Latin music and musicians

Author: Irene V Jackson
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, ©1985.
Series: Contributions in Afro-American and African studies, no. 80.
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Genre/Form: Music
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More than drumming.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, ©1985
(OCoLC)891421890
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Irene V Jackson
ISBN: 0313230935 9780313230936
OCLC Number: 10727232
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xv, 207 pages : illustrations, maps, music ; 22 cm.
Contents: The concept of preservation in ethnomusicology / Bruno Nettl --
All musical cultures are about equally complex / Mantle Hood --
Toward a definition of traditional African music : a look at the Ewe of Ghana / W. Komla Amoaku --
On signing and symbolism in music : the evidence from among an African people / Nissio Fiagbedzi --
Aesthetic and social aspects of music in African ritual settings / Daphne D. Harrison --
Women and music in Sudanic Africa / Jacqueline Cogdell Djedje --
Music and dance guilds in Igede / Robert W. Nicholls --
Ecstatic singing : music and social integration in an African church / Bennetta Jules-Rosette --
A Yoruba/Nago "melotype" for religious songs in the African diaspora : continuity of West African praise song in the new world / David B. Welch --
They sing with the voice of the drum : Afro-Panamanian musical traditions / Ronald R. Smith.
Series Title: Contributions in Afro-American and African studies, no. 80.
Responsibility: edited by Irene V. Jackson.

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"This delightful collection of essays is one of a pair of books that grew out of a 1978 symposium on African and Afro-American music sponsored by the Center for Ethnic Music at Howard University. Read more...

 
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