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African music in perspective / Alan P. Merriam.

New York : Garland, 1982.
ISBN 9780824094614, 0824094611

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Subjects Africa.
Folk music -- Africa -- History and criticism.
Folk music.
Music -- Africa -- History and criticism.
Musique -- Afrique -- Histoire et critique.
Musique folklorique -- Afrique -- Histoire et critique.
Series Critical studies on Black life and culture ; v. 6.
Description xvi, 506 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Copyright Date 1982.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 463-487) and index.
Contents A prologue to the study of the African arts (1962) -- The arts and humanities in African studies (1972) -- Anthropology and the arts (1977) -- Africa south of the Sahara (1957) -- African music (1959) -- Music and the dance (1959) -- Traditional music of black Africa (1977) -- Contributions of African music to the world culture (1959) -- Musical instruments and techniques of performance among the Bashi (1955) -- The Epudi : a Basongye ocarina (1962) -- The ethnographic experience : drum-making among the Bala (Basongye) 1969 -- Song texts of the Bashi (1954) -- Yovu songs from Ruanda (1957) -- The Bashi mulizi and its music : an end-blown flute from the Belgian Congo (1957) -- The use of music as a technique of reconstructing culture history in Africa (1967) -- The Bala musician (1973) -- Basongye musicians and institutionalized social deviance (1980) -- Music change in a Basongye village (Zaire) (1977) -- African musical rhythm and concepts of time-reckoning (1981).
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area Africa
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7596824
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Merriam, Alan P., 1923-1980.
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