Articles about Africa

Spotlight: Festivals in Africa
Songlines (2016) , pp. 25


The Cumbia
Modern Drummer (2015) Vol. 39, No. 9, pp. 78-79


Obituaries: Mingiedi Mawangu
Songlines (2015) , No. 109, pp. 15


In the Wind ...
The Diapason (2015) Vol. 106, No. 9, pp. 12-13


Choral Music of Resistance and Resilience
Choral Journal (2014) Vol. 55, No. 2, pp. 36-43

This article will introduce seven choral octavos in various languages (Zulu, Ndebele, Bosnian, English, and Spanish), scoring (SATB, SSA, and TTB), and geographic regions (South America, Africa, and Europe) that speak directly or indirectly of resilience and resistance and make ...

"Central-African Pluriarcs and Their Players in Nineteenth-Century Brazil"
Music in Art (2014) Vol. 39, No. 1-2, pp. np

The pluriarc, or bow-lute, is a musical instrument indigenous to the African Atlantic coast that features a series of bow-shaped string carriers attached to a resonator. It has strong connections with communal life and very specific religious practices. During colonial ...