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African Rhythm and African Sensibility Aesthetics and Social Action in African Musical Idioms

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ISBN-10: 0226103463

ISBN-13: 9780226103464

Edition: N/A

Authors: John Miller Chernoff

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"We have in this book a Rosetta stone for mediating, or translating, African musical behavior and aesthetics."--Andrew Tracey, African Music "John Miller Chernoff, who spent 10 years studying African drumming, has a flair for descriptive writing, and his first-person narratives should be easily understood by any reader, while ringing unmistakably true for the reader who has also been to West Africa."--Roderick Knight, Washington Post Book World "Ethnomusicologists must be proud that their discipline has produced a book that will, beyond doubt, rank as a classic of African studies."--Peter Fryer, Research in Literatures "A marvelous book. . . . Not many scholars will ever be able to…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 8/15/1981
Binding: Digital, Other 
Pages: 280
Size: 3.00" wide x 4.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.132
Language: English

List of Plates Acknowledgments Pronunciation and Transliteration Introduction: Scholarship and Participation 1. The Study of Music in Africa 2. Music in Africa 3. Style in Africa 4. Values in Africa Appendix Notes Bibliography Index