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Studies in African music.

A. M. Jones

Studies in African music.

by A. M. Jones

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Published by Oxford University Press in London, New York .
Written in English

  • Africa,
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Music -- Africa -- History and criticism,
    • Music -- Africa

    • Edition Notes

      Vol. 2 contains music dealt with in text of vol. 1 in full score; principally dance music for voices and percussion.

      LC ClassificationsML3760 .J63
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6266561M
      LC Control Number59001858

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Studies in African music by A. M. Jones Download PDF EPUB FB2

This books takes Ewe music as typical of all African music, thus the title, but stays on topic. Though now over fifty years old the book contains useful information about Ewe music, beginning with the easiest children's songs and progressing to the largest dance pieces, including transcriptions and performance by: Studies in African music.

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declares first revision (edition) for Genre/Form: Music Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jones, A.M. Studies in African music. London, New York, Oxford. OCLC Number: Description: 2 volumes xviii plates (photographs), charts, music: Contents: Vol 2 contains music dealt with in text of vol.

1 in full score; principally dance music for voices and percussion. African American music has a rich history rooted in the brutal treatment of slaves who were shipped from West Africa from the s onwards.

Early African American music encapsulates the enduring spirit of the people who were transported to the United States. In her prize-winning study Voices of the Enslaved: Love, Labor, and Longing in French Colonial Louisiana (Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture and the University of North Carolina Press, ), award-winning historian Sophie White (Professor of American Studies, Africana Studies, History, and Gender Studies, and Fellow of.

Their Music of Africa series is for those with a general interest in African music. Has the table of contents of its journal, African Music and the earlier African Music Society Newsletter and lists of its books, videos, symposia papers.

Includes a feature on the xylophone music of the Chopi people of southern Mozambique and photos of musical.

"We have in this book a Rosetta stone for mediating, or translating, African musical behavior and aesthetics."â Andrew Tracey, African Music "John Miller Chernoff, who spent 10 years studying.

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Agordoh, A.A. (Alexander Akorlie), Studies in African music.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xx, pages: illustrations, music ; 27 cm. Contents: Introduction. Trends in African musicology / J.H. Kwabena Nketia, Jacqueline C.

DjeDje --Style and style of Mandinka music: a study in extracting theory from practice / Roderic Knight ; The use of variation in Birifor funeral music / Larry Godsey ; The. Few will dispute the profound influence that African American music and movement has had in American and world culture.

Dancing Many Drums explores that influence through a groundbreaking collection of essays on African American dance history, theory, and practice. In so doing, it reevaluates "black" and "African American " as both racial and dance s: 2.

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African music, the music of the indigenous peoples of Africa. Sub-Saharan African music has as its distinguishing feature a rhythmic complexity common to no other region.

Polyrhythmic counterpoint, wherein two or more locally independent attack patterns are superimposed, is realized by handclaps, xylophones, rattles, and a variety of tuned and.

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Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by: 9. J.H. Kwabena Nketia is perhaps Africa’s most distinguished and renowned composer, musicologist and scholar.

His awards include the Ghana Book Award, the IMC-Unesco Music Prize for Distinguished Service to Music, and the Prince Claus Award for Distinguished Service to Culture and is a Foundation Fellow of the Ghana Academy of Arts & Sciences, Honorary Member of the.

The following people are known for their scholarly contributions to the ethnomusicology of the music of Africa. Kofi Agawu (born ), professor of music and African and African-American studies at Harvard; studied music of the Ewe people of Ghana; Paul Berliner (born ), won ASCAP Deems Taylor Award for his ethnomusicology book on the Zimbabwean mbira.

Gerhard Kubik is professor of ethnology and African studies at the Universities of Vienna and Klagenfurt, Austria, and the author of many books, including Africa and the Blues.

Product details Series: Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology (Book 2)Reviews: 3. churn out non-African scholars who go on to s pecialise in African Studies, indigenous Africa n music included. Worryingly though is that this sc epticism is not entirely new. Wachs man (.

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is an in-depth analysis of the traditional music of the Ewe tribe. Summary The work is divided into two volumes, with the first volume being an analysis of the music presented in Volume II, and the second being full-score reproductions of the pieces in question.