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ERIC Number: EJ226793
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Jan
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Improvisation in West African Musics.
Locke, David
Music Educators Journal, v66 n5 p125-33 Jan 1980
Discussed is music of the sub-Sahara. Vocal, instrumental, and dance drumming from the Sudan Desert, the North Coast, East Horn, Central and West Africa, and contrapuntal yodeling of Pygmies is described. For African musicians, the ability to improvise, and creativity, are gifts from God. Includes selected readings and recordings. (KC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Africa