Ethnomusicology and African Music by J. H. Kwabena NketiaEthnomusicology and African Music by J. H. Kwabena Nketia

Ethnomusicology and African Music

byJ. H. Kwabena Nketia

Paperback | September 5, 2000

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The volume in hand deals with modes of inquiry and interpretation broadly organised into sections on theory, and historical and creative studies. The section on theoretical issues comprises papers on: the problem of meaning in African music; musicology and African music; the juncture of the social and the musical; integrating objectivity and experience in ethnomusicological studies; the aesthetic dimension in ethnomusicological studies; universal perspectives in ethnomusicology; and contextual strategies of inquiry and systematisation. The section on creative and historical topics covers the following: the history of music in African culture; history and the organization of music in West Africa; historical evidence in Ga religious music; processes of differentiation and interdependency in African music; African musical roots in the Americas; and developing contemporary idioms out of traditional music.
Title:Ethnomusicology and African MusicFormat:PaperbackDimensions:420 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.93 inPublished:September 5, 2000Publisher:African Books CollectiveLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9964704003

ISBN - 13:9789964704001

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