The Music of Africa / Edition 1

The Music of Africa / Edition 1

by Joseph H. Nketia
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0393092496

ISBN-13: 9780393092493

Pub. Date: 11/28/1974

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

The study of African music is a study at once of unity and diversity. The range of indigenous musical resources and practices found on this vast continent is as wide and varies as its topography. In this informative and highly readable book, Professor Nketia provides an overview of the musical traditions of Africa with respect to their historical, cultural, and social

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The study of African music is a study at once of unity and diversity. The range of indigenous musical resources and practices found on this vast continent is as wide and varies as its topography. In this informative and highly readable book, Professor Nketia provides an overview of the musical traditions of Africa with respect to their historical, cultural, and social background, their organization and practice, and delineates the most significant aspects of musical style.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393092493
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
11/28/1974
Edition description:
1st ed.
Pages:
278
Sales rank:
871,114
Product dimensions:
5.39(w) x 8.19(h) x 0.87(d)

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