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Ancient text messages of the Yorùbá bàtá drum cracking the code by Amanda Villepastour

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Published by Ashgate in Farnham, England, Burlington, VT .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Other titlesAncient bàtá text messages.
StatementAmanda Villepastour
SeriesSOAS musicology series, SOAS musicology series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML1038.B38 V56 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 173 p. :
Number of Pages173
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24407677M
ISBN 100754667537
ISBN 109780754667537
LC Control Number2009016963
OCLC/WorldCa319321764

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Ancient Text Messages of the Yorùbá Bàtá Drum: Cracking the Code (SOAS Musicology Series) By Amanda Villepastour Surrey, England: Ashgate, pp., illustrations, tables, musical transcriptions, text translations, appendices, bibliography, discography, index.   Ancient Text Messages: Batá Drums in a Changing World In Africa, drums don't only play rhythms, they send messages. “Ancient Text Messages: Batá Drums in a Changing World” explores an endangered tradition of drum speech in Nigeria, and how that tradition changed and thrived in Cuba, where large numbers of enslaved Yoruba arrived in the 19th century. In Africa, drums don't only play rhythms, they send messages. “Ancient Text Messages: Batá Drums in a Changing World” explores an endangered tradition of drum speech in Nigeria, and how that tradition changed and thrived in Cuba, where large numbers of enslaved Yoruba arrived in the 19th century.   Ancient Text Messages of the Yoruba Bata Drum: Cracking the Code (SOAS Musicology Series) (SOAS Studies in Music) Hardcover – 28 April by Amanda Villepastour (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 4 formats and Reviews: 2.

Ancient Text Messages of the Yoruba Bata Drum; Cracking the Code By Amanda Villepastour. SOAS Musicology Series. Ashgate: Burlington, VT, ISBN Reviewed by David Peñalosa The title and sub-title say it all. Bata drums perform the function of surrogate speech as polyrhythmic music.5/5. # Produced by Ned Sublette air date 2/11/ In Africa, drums don't only play rhythms, they send messages. “Ancient Text Messages: Batá Drums in a Changing World” explores an endangered tradition of drum speech in Nigeria, and how that tradition changed and thrived in Cuba, where large numbers of enslaved Yoruba arrived in the 19th century. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Ancient Text Messages of the Yoruba Bata Drum Cracking the Code at the best online prices at . The bata is one of the most important and representative percussion traditions of the people in southwest Nigeria, and is now learnt and performed around the world. In Cuba, their own bata tradition derives from the Yoruba bata from Africa yet has had far more research attention than its African predecessor. Although the bata is one of the oldest known Yoruba drumming traditions, the drum and.