Masters of the Sabar: Wolof Griot Percussionists of Senegal (African Soundscapes)

Masters of the Sabar: Wolof Griot Percussionists of Senegal (African Soundscapes)

By: Patricia Tang (author)Mixed Media

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A fascinating study of Senegalese masters of the sabar drum

Contents

Introduction I. You will be griot in another way: The Ethnomusicologist's story; II. There once was a king called Maysa Waaly Jon: Sabar History, Instruments, Ensemble and Sound; III. The griot lineage, we are one: Wolof Caste and Identity; IV. My foreparents used to beat the drums: Wolof Family, Kinship and Musical Genealogy; V. If a snake bites you, you will think of death: Sabar Repertories; VI. Dancing fish and rice: Performance Contexts; VII. The 'pax' you play is so sweet: The role of sabar in mbalax Conclusion

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781592134205
  • Format: Mixed Media
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9781592134205
  • ISBN10: 1592134203

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