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The African drum

a collection of touching and important stories from African perspective
  • 210 Pages
  • 3.14 MB
  • English
s.n.] , [Accra, Ghana
StatementY. Frempong-Manson.
LC ClassificationsMLCS 2002/02450 (P)
The Physical Object
Pagination210 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3983943M
ISBN 109988603010
LC Control Number2001311332

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Highland Park, Mich., Highland Park College Press, ] (OCoLC) Instruments, strokes and notation 1 Instruments and Strokes Y = solo djembé y = accompagnement djembé K = kenkeni N = sangban U = dounounba E = dundun combination (dounounba / sangban) e = 3 duns (1 player) v = krin V = atoke / apitua W = agogo / gankogui (high-low) C = clapping Q = djabara / shekere / axatse / calabash.

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He took a special interest in oral literature, cults, and Afro. The Talking Drum is a West African instrument. This drum is more on the unique side of the instrument plane. It is made like a nomads drum but has two cords connected to hit to give the ability of spiritual speech to the instrument.

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One of the most popular is the Djembe because of the spirits found in this kind of drum. Written by John Xepoleas, this was the first book in series of two volumes, both of which are now out of print. This first book is my favorite, mostly because of the lessons that are written by Gregg Bissonette and Dave Weckl.

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Thousands of rhythms notated from African, Afro-Latin, and other world beat traditions. Access popular beats for djembe, dunun, conga, tabla, and batucada instruments. The Drums Of Africa book.

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Published here for the first time, these letters provide an invaluable glimpse into the growing repression of South African apartheid and the slow but painful progress of the American Civil.

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Elder Mitchell along with Paul Assegal (BabaOni Lu) are cofounders of the Passages African Drum Youth Ensemble. Kalani/Camara-West African Drum and Dance Student Enrichment Book. The rhythms and dances of Guinea, West Africa spring to life in this ground-breaking multimedia collection, West African Drums & Dance from award-winning author Kalani.

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Students move, dance, and listen to the art of the drum. In this drum lesson plan, students appreciate the drum as a word of art and communication, and decorate their own line drawing of an African drum.The people then ran away, and when the tortoise gave a certain tap on the drum all the Egbo men vanished.

The people who had been beaten were so angry, and made so much palaver with the tortoise, that he made up his mind to return the drum to the king the next day. So in the morning the tortoise went to the king and brought the drum with him.West African Drumming: Book 1, by Mokhtar Samba, is an exploration of the essence of West African Rhythms.

Featuring in-depth looks at Clave Sabar, Clave Tibois, and “Lazy Triplets” (a term invented by Mokhtar), as well as exercises for each to develop your feel for these traditional patterns.