Africa (Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, Volume 1)

Africa (Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, Volume 1)


Explores key issues in African song that experience emerged in fresh years-a topic often missed in country-by-country coverage
emphasizes the contexts of musical performance-unlike reports that provide static interpretations remoted from different appearing traditions
presents the clean insights and analyses of musicologists and anthropologists of numerous nationwide origins-African, Asian, ecu, and American

Charts the stream and impact of track. The Encyclopedia also charts the musical interchanges that the circulate of individuals and concepts around the continent, together with:
cross-regional musical impacts all through Africa * Islam and its influence on African song * unfold of guitar song * Kru mariners of Liberia * Latin American affects on African track * musical interchanges in neighborhood contexts * crossovers among well known and conventional practices. Audio CD integrated. additionally comprises 9 maps and ninety six song examples.

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