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Ethnomusicology and African Music [Paperback]

By J. H. Kwabena Nketia (Author)
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The volume in hand deals with modes of inquiry and interpretation broadly organised into sections on theory, and historical and creative studies. The section on theoretical issues comprises papers on: the problem of meaning in African music; musicology and African music; the juncture of the social and the musical; integrating objectivity and experience in ethnomusicological studies; the aesthetic dimension in ethnomusicological studies; universal perspectives in ethnomusicology; and contextual strategies of inquiry and systematisation. The section on creative and historical topics covers the following: the history of music in African culture; history and the organization of music in West Africa; historical evidence in Ga religious music; processes of differentiation and interdependency in African music; African musical roots in the Americas; and developing contemporary idioms out of traditional music.

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Studio: Afram Publications
Pages   420
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 7.87" Width: 5.12" Height: 1.1"
Weight:   1.06 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Sep 5, 2000
Publisher   Afram Publications
ISBN  9964704003  
ISBN13  9789964704001  

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