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West African Drumming and Dance in North American Universities: An Ethnomus…

More than twenty universities and twenty other colleges in North America (USA and Canada) offer performance courses on West African ethnic dance drumming. Since its inception in 1964 at both UCLA and Columbia, West African drumming and dance has gradually developed into a vibrant campus subculture in North America. The dances most practiced in the American academy come from the ethnic groups Ewe, Akan, Ga, Dagbamba, Mande, and Wolof, thereby privileging dances mostly from Ghana, Togo, Benin,…

Managing Wine Quality

Pub Date : 2010-09-30 | Author : Andrew G. Reynolds | Publisher : Elsevier

ISBN 10 : 9781845699987
ISBN 13 : 184569998X

Many aspects of both grape production and winemaking influence wine sensory properties and stability. Progress in research helps to elucidate the scientific basis of quality variat..

Representing African Music

Pub Date : 2014-04-23 | Author : Kofi Agawu | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781317794066
ISBN 13 : 1317794060

The aim of this book is to stimulate debate by offering a critique of discourse about African music. Who writes about African music, how, and why? What assumptions and prejudices i..

Crossroads Of Continents

Pub Date : 1988 | Author : William Wyvill Fitzhugh | Publisher : Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015019772550
ISBN 13 :

Series of papers by various scholars under the headings: Peoples of Siberia and Alaska; Strangers arrive; Crosscurrents of time; Thematic views; New lives for ancient peoples. Illu..

The Big Poster Book Of Hindu Deities

Pub Date : 2011-08-03 | Author : Sanjay Patel | Publisher : Chronicle Books

ISBN 10 : 1452102805
ISBN 13 : 9781452102801

Following the success of his Little Book of Hindu Deities and Ramayana: Divine Loophole, illustrator Sanjay Patel selected twelve popular Hindu deities to feature in this gorgeous ..

The Art Of Music Production

Pub Date : 2013-09-19 | Author : Richard James Burgess | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199921744
ISBN 13 : 0199921741

In this book, veteran music producer Richard James Burgess gives readers the tools they need to understand the complex field of music production. He defines the many roles that fal..

Appetite For Self Destruction

Pub Date : 2009-01-06 | Author : Steve Knopper | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781416594550
ISBN 13 : 1416594558

For the first time, Appetite for Self-Destruction recounts the epic story of the precipitous rise and fall of the recording industry over the past three decades, when the incredibl..

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