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  • The West African Music Culture

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    different cultures and their musical traditions. My favorite so far has had to be the west African music culture. They have a variety of different music, instruments, and dances to contribute to the reasons I liked this music culture so much. So, I have taken it upon myself to further my research on this particular musical group. I will compare and contrast a variety of different videos from the west African music culture and I will analyze how they connect to this culture. To begin, the particular

  • Subsaharan African Music

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    The Music of Africa You’ve Got Rhythm Sub-Saharan Africa Geography and Brief History of Sub-Saharan Africa Introduction to the Region • • • • Many Africans reckon the bonds of family laterally and linearly One village may have a genealogy of a common ancestor Professional caste of musicians memorize these genealogies and recite them in song Each musical instrument has a spirit of it own. Introduction to the Region: Polyrhythm • • The most distinctive of traditional African

  • The Effects Of Music On African Music Essay

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    Music has been around for a very long time. Especially African Music. Throughout many centuries, African music has changed. Just like any music today, the beat, the style, and even the dances have always been different and changing in Africa. There are many forms of African music that we think we may know but we don’t. Traditional music for us might be any song we play during certain holidays or special gatherings and then continuing that throughout the years. Unlike in Africa, their form of traditional

  • African Music Essay

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    African Music When trying to compare and contrast the music-culture and society of the Mbuti and that of the Venda, it becomes difficult to comment on sound when we haven't heard any Venda music. It's easy to recognize that for the Mbuti the music embodies the heart of the forest, and for the Venda the relation to nature is the act of a mother giving birth. Thinking about concept and behavior this makes the music performed by the two cultures separate and distinguishable. This is where culture

  • African Music Influence

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    The Influence of African Music African music is unique. It is a form of freedom and expression that attempt to revolutionize societies for the better. African music has turned the pain of slavery into musical and artistic greatness. The music of Africa has an exponential journey through major nations and countries around the world such as the Caribbean, USA, and Brazil. The African influence in the music contributed in displaying the struggle and success that these nations have experienced over the

  • African Music

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    It is broadly recognized that African music has experienced regular and unequivocal changes consistently. What is termed conventional music today is most likely altogether different from African music in previous times. Nor has African music in the past been unbendingly connected to particular ethnic gatherings. The individual artist, his style and imagination, have constantly assumed a vital part. The material hotspots for the investigation of African music history incorporate archeological and

  • African American Music

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    foreign music globally. Through world fairs like the 1889 Universal Exposition, cultural and material riches were displayed, which sparked widespread interest in exotic cultures and music, especially the Indonesian gamelan. Exotic music was ranked on a spectrum of exoticism, ranging from pure exoticism to transcultural composing. The term exoticism represents a non-Western object referred to as “Othering, where one group is discriminated from one’s own group due to self definition. Exotic music evokes

  • What Is The Importance Of African Music

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    Rubinoff History of Africa 12/4/17 African Music African Music Traditionally, music has played a very important role in Africa’s culture and history. If you observe any part of the culture you can see that music is essential in representing their heritage. Unlike most cultures today, ancient African cultures brought music into their lives every day. Music also helps with African story-telling, dance, and even religious practices. Music is especially important for African dance because in some cultures

  • African Music And Its Impact On The World

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    most music we hear today is profanity such as rap or pop or basically any music in the united states. But there is one culture that hasn 't changed that much but has stayed to their roots and is still popular today. That is African American music. Because of the rise of modern day music in America such as rap and pop I want to show how African music has impacted the world today and stayed in their roots. African music or better known as black music brought a lot of different types of music to America

  • The Oppression Of Music In African American Music

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    Different genres of music have been developed to address specific goals, and, in some cases, to soothe particular emotions. From the beginning of civilization, music has been used for self-expression and communication of hidden messages intended to serve a given purpose. As African Americans struggled with the yoke of oppression and slavery, they sought means through which they could not only console and find comfort among themselves but also pass specific messages to their abusers and the entire