Interrelatedness of Music, Religion, and Ritual in African Performance Practice

Interrelatedness of Music, Religion, and Ritual in African Performance Practice

by Daniel Kodzo Avorgbedor
     
 

ISBN-10: 0773468218

ISBN-13: 9780773468214

Pub. Date: 01/01/2004

Publisher: Mellen, Edwin Press, The

Based upon original fieldwork projects, 12 essays from academics representing a variety of disciplines address the interrelatedness of music, religion, and ritual in African performance practice. Several emphasize indigenous religious and ritual practices while another focuses on the influence of Islam in West Africa. Other topics include healing as an aspect of

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Based upon original fieldwork projects, 12 essays from academics representing a variety of disciplines address the interrelatedness of music, religion, and ritual in African performance practice. Several emphasize indigenous religious and ritual practices while another focuses on the influence of Islam in West Africa. Other topics include healing as an aspect of performance and the ways in which Christianity has been integrated into the lives of Africans and African-Americans. The volume does not contain an index. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780773468214
Publisher:
Mellen, Edwin Press, The
Publication date:
01/01/2004
Series:
African Studies
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

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