Music of Africa

ISBN-10: 0393092496

ISBN-13: 9780393092493

Edition: N/A

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List price: $22.05
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 278
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

The Social and Cultural Background
The Musical Traditions of Africa
Music in Community Life
Performing Groups and Their Music
Recruitment and Training of Musicians
Musical Instruments
Instrumental Resources
Structures in African Music
Organization of Instrumental Ensembles
Melody and Polyphony in Instrumental Music
The Rhythmic Basis of Instrumental Music
Organization of Vocal Music
Melody and Polyphony in Vocal Music
Rhythmic Structures in Vocal Music
Music and Related Arts
Speech and Melody
The Role of Song Texts
Interrelations of Music and Dance
The Dance Drama
The Conventions of Musical Practice
Selected Discography
Location of Ethnic Groups Mentioned in the Text
African Terms Used in the Text
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