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.
|Publisher:||Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.|
|Edition description:||1st ed.|
|Product dimensions:||5.39(w) x 8.19(h) x 0.87(d)|