Senior Project Advisor
Anastasio, Angelo, 1914-
drumming, dance, talking drums, ethnomusicology
Yoruba drumming incorporates tones, linguistic features, and complex multi-part rhythmic patterns to create overarching musical structures. Drumming and concomitant dancing accompany political, community, entertainment, and ceremonial events; and play an integral role in creating dynamic Yoruba social life.
Thompson, Robert L. (Robert Lynn), "Yoruba Drums" (1984). WWU Honors College Senior Projects. 231.
Subjects - Topical (LCSH)
Folk music--Nigeria; Yoruba (African people)--Nigeria--Music; Music--Nigeria--History and criticism; Drum language
student projects; term papers
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