restricted access   Volume 32, Number 2, Summer 2001

Table of Contents

From: Research in African Literatures

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Special Issue: The Landscape of African Music

Notes on Contributors

p. 228


Editorial: The Landscape of African Music

pp. 1-2


pp. 3-7

African Music as Text

pp. 8-16

"It's a Great Song!" Halo Performance as Literary Production

pp. 17-43

Poetry, Performance, and Art: Udje Dance Songs of Nigeria's Urhobo People

pp. 44-75

The Cosmopolitan Nativist: Fela Anikulapo-Kuti and the Antinomies of Postcolonial Modernity

pp. 76-89

Beyond Song Texts--The Lingual Fundamentals of African Drum Music

pp. 90-104

African Musical Rhythm and Poetic Imagination: A Phono Stylistic Interpretation of Clark-Bekederemo's "Return of the Fishermen"

pp. 105-118

Text Setting in African Composition

pp. 119-132

Capturing the "Spirit of Africa" in the Jazz Singing of South African-Born Sathima Bea Benjamin

pp. 133-152

African Pianism as an Intercultural Compositional Framework: A Study of the Piano Works of Akin Euba

pp. 153-174

African Music, Ideology, and Utopia

pp. 175-186

Review Essay

An African Understanding of African Music

pp. 187-194


Africa and the Blues (review)

pp. 195-196

Chaka: An Opera in Two Chants (review)

pp. 196-198

Mande Music: Traditional and Modern Music of the Maninka and Mandinka of Western Africa (review)

pp. 198-199

Seeing with Music: The Lives of Three Blind Musicians (review)

pp. 200-202

A Day for the Hunter, a Day for the Prey: Popular Music and Power in Haiti (review)

pp. 202-204

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: The Development of His Compositional Style (review)

pp. 204-208

Nationalists, Cosmopolitans, and Popular Music in Zimbabwe (review)

pp. 209-211

Music and Culture of West Africa: The Straus Expedition (review)

pp. 211-213

Dancing Prophets: Musical Experience in Tumbuka Healing (review)

pp. 213-219

Nigerian Art Music: with an Introductory Study of Ghanaian Art Music (review)

pp. 219-222

An Annotated Bibliography of Jazz Fiction and Jazz Fiction Criticism (review)

pp. 222-225

Monsieur de Saint-Georges: Le Negre des Lumieres (review)

pp. 225-226