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Title The Garland handbook of African music / edited by Ruth M. Stone
Edition Second edition
Published New York : Routledge, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (1 audio file (digital)
1 online resource (xix, 501 pages) : illustrations, maps, music
Contents On accompanying CD: Kpelle, Woi-meni-lele excerpt (4:27) -- Ethiopian, Lidet (Christmas) celebration (3:08) -- Inaga Chuchotée (whispered inanga) (4:12) -- Vai call to prayer (5:07) -- Palm-wine highlife song (2:56) -- Silimu Yayidha Okulamula (AIDS came to judge us) (3:03) -- Gedro (Dance mask spirit) performance (2:41) -- Anol-Ewe, kinda songs (2:13) -- Manknka, Manareh praise song (balabolo) including Nyin min nyama nyama (5:44) -- Bala, pattern of Maninka Mansareh bolo)0:51) -- Maninka, Duwa praise song (1:15) -- Tuareg, Tihadanaren (1:57) -- Tuareg, takemba song Khadisia (1:32) -- Basoga, lusaga song Enyhonyhi kolojo Thieving birds (4:00) -- Baganda, akadinda song Gganga aluwa Gganga escaped with his life (2:26) -- Lekhah, Dodi (Come, my beloved) (5:20) -- Somali, caayar dhaanto, excerpt 1 (2:45) -- Somali, caayar dhaanto, excerpt 2 (0:16) -- Popular song, Motike Orphans (2:02) -- Makala, a song performed during a BaAka (Pygmy) hunting dance called Mabo (2:30) -- BaAda of Dzanga perform a song during the eboka ya nzapa god dance in the style of neighboring Bolamba pygmies (2:12) -- Shona, Munyonga mbira song Tongore (2:25) -- Shona ancestral spirit song, Nyama musange (2:45) -- Rock of ages cleft for me (Thanthwe Long'ambikatu)
Profile of Africa ; African music in a constellation of arts ; Exploring African music / Ruth M. Stone -- Notation and oral tradition / Kay Kaufman Shelemay -- Conceptions of song : ownership, rights, and African copyright law / Alex Perullo -- Dance in communal life / Patience A. Kwakwa -- Islam in Liberia / Lester P. Monts -- The guitar in Africa / Andrew L. Kaye -- Kru mariners and migrants of the west African coast / Cynthia Schmidt -- Popular music in Africa / Angela Impey -- Music and HIV/AIDS in Africa / Gregory Barz and Judah Cohen -- West Africa : an introduction / Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje -- Yoruba popular music / Christopher Waterman -- "The tradition" and identity in a diversifying context / Daniel Reed -- North Africa : an introduction ; Tuareg music / Caroline Card Wendt -- From village to vinyl : genealogies of new Kabyle song / Jane E. Goodman -- East Africa : an introduction / Peter Cooke -- Music and identity among the Abayudaya (Jewish people) of Uganda / Jeffrey A. Summit -- Central Africa : an introduction / Gerhard Kubik -- Musical life in the Central African Republic / Michelle Kisliuk -- Southern Africa : an introduction / John E. Kaemmer -- Popular music in South Africa / David B. Coplan -- Dance and gender in as contested sites in southern Malawi Presbyterian churches / Clara Henderson
Summary The Garland Handbook of African Music is comprised of essays from The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: Volume 1, Africa (1997). Revised and updated, the essays offer detailed, regional studies of the different musical cultures of Africa and examine the ways in which music helps to define the identity of this particular area
Notes "Abridged paperback edition of Africa, volume 1 of The Garland encyclopedia of world music, with the addition of a new article, 'Exploring African Music' as well as articles by Alex Perullo, Gregory Barz and Judah Cohen, Daniel B. Reed, Jeffrey A. Summit, Jane Goodman, and Clara Henderson. The reed article is adapted from previous publication by Indiana University Press"--Title page verso
Bibliography Discography: pages 479-483
Filmography: pages 484-485
Includes bibliographical references (pages 469-478) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Folk music -- Africa -- History and criticism
Music -- Africa -- History and criticism
Genre/Form CD
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Stone, Ruth M
ISBN 0203927877 (electronic bk.)
1135900019 (electronic bk.)
9780203927878 (electronic bk.)
9781135900014 (electronic bk.)
OTHER TI Garland encyclopedia of world music. Vol. 1, Africa