Research in African Literatures

Research in African Literatures 32.2, Summer 2001

Special Issue: The Landscape of African Music

Contents

Articles

    Avorgbedor, Daniel Kodzo.
  • "It's a Great Song!" Haló Performance as Literary Production
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ewe (African people) -- Music.
    • Music -- Social aspects -- Ghana.
    • Invective -- Ghana.
    Ojaide, Tanure, 1948-
  • Poetry, Performance, and Art: Udje Dance Songs of Nigeria's Urhobo People
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    Subject Headings:
    • Sobo (African people) -- Music.
    • Dance -- Social aspects -- Nigeria.
    • Songs -- Social aspects -- Nigeria.
    Olaniyan, Tejumola.
  • The Cosmopolitan Nativist: Fela Anikulapo-Kuti and the Antinomies of Postcolonial Modernity
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    Subject Headings:
    • Fela, 1938- -- Criticism and interpretation.
    • Musicians -- Nigeria.
    Nzewi, Meki.
    Anyahuru, Israel.
    Ohiaraumunna, Tom.
  • Beyond Song Texts--The Lingual Fundamentals of African Drum Music
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    Subject Headings:
    • Drum language -- Nigeria.
    • Music -- Social aspects -- Nigeria.
    • Ngwa (African people) -- Music.
    Eyoh, Luke.
  • African Musical Rhythm and Poetic Imagination: A Phono Stylistic Interpretation of Clark-Bekederemo's "Return of the Fishermen"
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    Subject Headings:
    • Clark-Bekederemo, J. P. (John Pepper), 1935- Return of the fishermen.
    • Clark-Bekederemo, J. P. (John Pepper), 1935- -- Technique.
    • Clark-Bekederemo, J. P. (John Pepper), 1935- -- Knowledge -- Musical meter and rhythm.
    Muller, Carol Ann.
  • Capturing the "Spirit of Africa" in the Jazz Singing of South African-Born Sathima Bea Benjamin
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    Subject Headings:
    • Benjamin, Sathima Bea -- Criticism and interpretation.
    • Jazz singers -- South Africa.
    Omojola, Bode.
  • African Pianism as an Intercultural Compositional Framework: A Study of the Piano Works of Akin Euba
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    Subject Headings:
    • Euba, Akin, 1935- -- Criticism and interpretation.
    • Piano music -- Nigeria -- History and criticism.

Review Essay

    Agawu, V. Kofi (Victor Kofi)
  • An African Understanding of African Music
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    Subject Headings:
    • Uzoigwe, Joshua. Ukom: a study of African music craftsmanship.
    • Nzewi, Meki. African music: theoretical content and creative continuum: the culture exponent's definitions.
    • Folk music -- Nigeria -- History and criticism.
    • Folk music -- Africa -- History and criticism.

Reviews

    Agawu, V. Kofi (Victor Kofi)
  • Chaka: An Opera in Two Chants (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Euba, Akin, 1935- Chaka: an opera in two chants [sound recording]
    • Senghor, Léopold Sédar, 1906-
    • City of Birmingham Touring Opera.
    • Halsey, Simon, 1958-
    • Operas -- Africa.
    Tang, Patricia.
  • Mande Music: Traditional and Modern Music of the Maninka and Mandinka of Western Africa (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Charry, Eric S. Mande music: traditional and modern music of the Maninka and Mandinka of Western Africa.
    • Mandingo (African people) -- Music -- History and criticism.
    King, Bruce.
  • Seeing with Music: The Lives of Three Blind Musicians (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ottenberg, Simon. Seeing with music: the lives of three blind musicians.
    • Blind musicians -- Sierra Leone -- Biography.
    Chernoff, John Miller.
  • A Day for the Hunter, a Day for the Prey: Popular Music and Power in Haiti (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Averill, Gage. Day for the hunter, a day for the prey: popular music and power in Haiti.
    • Popular music -- Haiti -- History and criticism.
    Euba, Akin, 1935-
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: The Development of His Compositional Style (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Thompson, Jewel Taylor, 1935- Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: the development of his compositional style.
    • Coleridge-Taylor, Samuel, 1875-1912.
    Mphande, Lupenga.
  • Nationalists, Cosmopolitans, and Popular Music in Zimbabwe (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Turino, Thomas. Nationalists, cosmopolitans, and popular music in Zimbabwe.
    • Popular music -- Zimbabwe -- History and criticism.
    Avorgbedor, Daniel Kodzo.
  • Music and Culture of West Africa: The Straus Expedition (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Gibson, Gloria. Music and culture of West Africa: the Straus expedition [CD-ROM]
    • Reed, Daniel.
    • Music -- Africa, West.
    Avorgbedor, Daniel Kodzo.
  • Dancing Prophets: Musical Experience in Tumbuka Healing (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Friedson, Steven M. (Steven Michael), 1948- Dancing prophets: musical experience in Tumbuka healing.
    • Tumbuka (African people) -- Music.
    Avorgbedor, Daniel Kodzo.
  • Nigerian Art Music: with an Introductory Study of Ghanaian Art Music (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Omojola, Bode. Nigerian art music: with an introductory study of Ghanaian art music.
    • Music -- Nigeria -- History and criticism.
    McLaren, Joseph.
  • An Annotated Bibliography of Jazz Fiction and Jazz Fiction Criticism (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Albert, Richard N. Annotated bibliography of jazz fiction and jazz fiction criticism.
    • Short story -- Bibliography.
    Irele, Abiola.
  • Monsieur de Saint-Georges: Le Nègre des Lumières (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Guédé, Alain. Monsieur de Saint-Georges: le nègre des Lumières.
    • Saint-Georges, Joseph Boulogne, chevalier de, d. 1799.



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