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Title African perspectives : pre-colonial history, anthropology, and ethnomusicology / Regine Allgayer-Kaufmann, Michael Weber (eds.)
Imprint Frankfurt am Main : Peter Lang, 2008
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  ML350.1 .A476 2008    AVAILABLE    30520020704988
Descript 370 p. : ill. (1 col.), music ; 23 cm. + 1 videodisc (DVD) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Series Vergleichende Musikwissenschaft, 0941-7370 ; v. 5
Vergleichende Musikwissenschaft ; Bd. 5
Note Essays from a symposium in honor of Gerhard Kubik, held in December 2004 at the University of Vienna
Includes bibliographical references
Akaning'a and his travels / Moya Aliya Malamusi (Chileka) -- Smallpox in history : a contribution to pre-colonial history in Africa / Donald Hopkins (Chicago) -- Music, body, movement : an "African" perspective applied to the analysis of South Italian dances / Giorgio Adamo (Rome) -- Autobiographical note by a court musician / Albert Ssempeke (Kampala) -- Buganda's history according to oral tradition / Sarah Sekintu (Kampala) -- Zopeka ndi zochitika : fiction and non-fiction / M.M. Malamusi -- Konkha vya vanda : search for the hidden : Luchazi culture in historical perspective / Kayombo Kachinyeka (Manyinga) -- Chiyao chieftainship and initiation ceremonies : a field report from Chief Makanjila's village, Lake Malawi / Moses Yotamu (Kabompo) -- Lomwe initiation masks : description of seven examples from the collection of Dori and Pancho Guedes with an introduction / Pancho Guedes (Lisbon) -- Musical bows in South-East Africa / M.M. Malamusi -- Art in music : Eastern, Central, and Southern Africa / William Umbima (Nairobi) -- The condition of decay in contemporary West European "classical" music / Stanley Glasser (London) -- Nubian music in the northern Sudan and the southern Egypt : research and recordings from 1973 and 2003 / Artur Simon (Berlin) -- Patterns of reinterpretation in African-American music of the United States / David Evans (Memphis) -- African, autobiographical, and earlier operatic elements in Scott Joplin's Treemonisha / Theodore Albrecht (Kent) -- Inscribing history and culture in the Woi epic : migration of the Kpelle people, performance, and the Kingdom of Mali / Ruth M. Stone (Bloomington) -- Asafo and fontomfrom as indices of social sentiments among the Fante (Ghana) / Kenichi Tsukada (Hiroshima) -- Pre-colonial colonialism in Central and Southern Africa / George T. Nurse (London) -- Aspects of life among the Shawasha of pre-Rhodesian days : a selection from a manuscript by Simon Tawoneyi / George Fortune (Mynydd isa) -- African music history until the start of Independence and the history of some other world music traditions : a design for a course of study of African history, anthropology, and ethnomusicology / Mitchel Strumpf (Dar es Salaam)
Subject Music -- Africa -- History and criticism -- Congresses
Anthropology -- Africa -- Congresses
Ethnomusicology -- Africa -- Congresses
Musikethnologie -- Afrika -- Kongress -- Wien <2004> swd
Afrika -- Musikethnologie -- Kongress -- Wien <2004> swd
Alt Author Allgayer-Kaufmann, Regine
Weber, Michael, 1960-
Kubik, Gerhard, 1934-
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