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ERIC Number: EJ1073511
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Mar
Pages: 21
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0265-0517
"Lukwesa Ne Ciwa"--The Story of Lukwesa and Iciwa: Musical Storytelling of the Bemba of Zambia
Ng'andu, Joseph; Herbst, Anri
British Journal of Music Education, v21 n1 p41-61 Mar 2004
This article describes "inshimi"--a musical storytelling practice of the Bemba people in Zambia. It gives a general perspective on the whole practice and some details on the "MUSIC" as contained in the practice. The article further encourages the idea that "inshimi" represents a nucleus of the "MUSIC" practices of the Bemba people and therefore plays a vital role in the transmission of musical arts practices. Embedded in musical storytelling are educational principles that could and should guide musical arts education in Africa and the rest of the world.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Zambia
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