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The African imagination in music, by Kofi Agawu

Label
The African imagination in music
Title
The African imagination in music
Statement of responsibility
by Kofi Agawu
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In The African Imagination in Music, noted music scholar Kofi Agawy offers a fresh introduction to the vast, immensely rich and diverse set of repertoires that comprise the sound worlds of Sub-Saharan African music. Agawu introduces readers to the basic elements of African music and to the values upon which they are built. He then explores the key dimensions and resources of African music, including the place of music in society, musical instruments, the relationship between language and music, rhythm, melody, form, harmony and finally, appropriations of African music by musicians around the world. Written in an accessible styles, The African Imagination in Music is poised to renew interest in Black African music, and to engender discussion of its creative underpinnings by Africanists, ethnomusicologists, music theorists and musicologists. -- from back cover
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Agawu, V. Kofi
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • music
Index
no index present
LC call number
ML3760
LC item number
.A42 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • discographies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Music
  • Music and globalization
  • Blacks
  • Music
  • Musical instruments
  • Music
  • Africa
  • Blacks
  • Manners and customs
  • Music
  • Music
  • Music and globalization
  • Music
  • Musical instruments
  • Africa
Label
The African imagination in music, by Kofi Agawu
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 345-363), discography (pages 335-342), videography (pages 343-344), and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Music and/in society -- Musical instruments -- Language and/in music -- The rhythmic imagination -- The melodic imagination -- The formal imagination -- Harmony, or simultaneous doing -- Appropriating African music
Control code
912045418
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 372 pages
Isbn
9780190263201
Lccn
2015024579
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, music
System control number
(OCoLC)912045418
Label
The African imagination in music, by Kofi Agawu
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 345-363), discography (pages 335-342), videography (pages 343-344), and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Music and/in society -- Musical instruments -- Language and/in music -- The rhythmic imagination -- The melodic imagination -- The formal imagination -- Harmony, or simultaneous doing -- Appropriating African music
Control code
912045418
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 372 pages
Isbn
9780190263201
Lccn
2015024579
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, music
System control number
(OCoLC)912045418

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