African Music

African Music

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Ethnomusicologists Cultural Perspective

There are very few important things which happen without music - the sheer amount of musical activity in Africa.

African music making is a group activity.

In many African cultures musicians are the acknowledged authorities on history and myth.

J.H. Kwabena Nketia, African musicologist “ A village that has not organised music or neglects community singing, drumming, or dancing is said to be dead”