Title

Yoruba Drums

Senior Project Advisor

Anastasio, Angelo, 1914-

Document Type

Project

Publication Date

Spring 1984

Keywords

drumming, dance, talking drums, ethnomusicology

Abstract

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.

Department

Anthropology

Subjects - Topical (LCSH)

Folk music--Nigeria; Yoruba (African people)--Nigeria--Music; Music--Nigeria--History and criticism; Drum language

Geographic Coverage

Nigeria

Genre/Form

student projects; term papers

Type

Text

Rights

Copying of this document in whole or in part is allowable only for scholarly purposes. It is understood, however, that any copying or publication of this document for commercial purposes, or for financial gain, shall not be allowed without the author’s written permission.

Rights Statement

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/

Language

English

Format

application/pdf

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