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Title The Garland handbook of African music / edited by Ruth M. Stone.

Imprint New York : Garland, c2000.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    780.96 GAR    Available
Description xiv, 397 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Note Articles originally published in: The Garland encyclopedia of world music, v. 1, Africa. 1998.
Bibliography Discography: p. 373-376.
Filmography: p. 377-378.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 365-372) and index.
Contents pt. 1. Introduction to African music. Profile of Africa ; African music in a constellation of arts ; Exploring African music / Ruth M. Stone -- pt. 2. Issues and processes in African music. Notation and oral tradition / Kay Kaufman Shelemay -- 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 -- Latin American musical influences in Zaïre / Kazadi wa Mukuna -- Popular music in Africa / Angela Impey -- pt. 3. Regional case studies. West Africa : West Africa : an introduction / Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje -- Yoruba popular music / Christopher Waterman -- North Africa : North Africa : an introduction ; Tuareg music / Caroline Card Wendt -- East Africa : East Africa : an introduction / Peter Cooke ; Music in Tanzania / Stephen H. Martin -- Central Africa : Central Africa : an introduction / Gerhard Kubik -- Musical life in the Central African Republic / Michelle Kisliuk -- Southern Africa : Southern Africa : an introduction / John E. Kaemmer -- Popular music in South Africa / David B. Coplan.
Subject World music -- Africa -- History and criticism.
Added Author Stone, Ruth M.
Added Title Handbook of African music
Garland encyclopedia of world music. Vol. 1, Africa.
ISBN 0815334737 (pbk. : acid-free paper) : $45.00

 
    
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