Survey of Data on Senegambian Music

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Music and Movies

 

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George M

 

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September 25, 2014

 

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Knight however, was also the first American scholar to publish on Mandinka kutiro drumming (Knight 1974). This article still stands as one of the only published articles in a scholarly journal that is devoted entirely to kutiro drumming and the dancing and singing that accompany it. Similar information is found in Knight's contribution to the collection Performance Practice: Ethnomusicological Perspectives (Behague, ed...
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Similar information is found in Knight's contribution to the collection Performance Practice: Ethnomusicological Perspectives (Behague, ed. 1984). Knight's germinal work is a musicological survey of the performance style including description of techniques of playing the instruments, short transcriptions of a few drum patterns, descriptions of the dances and singing style, as well as indigenous terminology...
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