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Composition in Africa And the Diaspora

Volume 3

by Akin Euba & Cynthia Tse Kimberlin, Eds.
Published by the MRI Press 2011


152 pages, ISBN 978-1-933459-03-5


$16.00 per copy plus shipping 

Table of Contents:


African Music in Latin America 

  • From Veracruz to San Francisco: The African Diaspora Through Greater Mexico* (Steven Loza)
  • African American (Negro) Constituencies Interact With A Latin American Culture (Wallace McClain Cheatham)

African and African American Music in China

  • The Spread and Influence of African and African-American Music in China (Chen Ziming)
  • A Brief Review of the Early Development of Jazz-styled Music in Shanghai (Li Xin)

The Music of William Grant Still

  • Intercultural Music and William Grant Still (Jacqueline Cogdell Djedje)

The Music of Ghana, Kenya, and Nigeria in New Environments

  • The Village Composer in the City: Continuance of Tradition in a New Milieu (Emily Achieng’ Akuno)
  • African Musical Representations in Roy Travis’s Switched-on Ashanti (Eddie S. Meadows)
  • Fela Sowande in London:Years of Propagating African Art Music 1943-1950 (Mosunmola Omibiyi-Obidike)




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