Sub-Saharan Africa 2 - , both held with shoulder strap,...

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+ Music of Ghana Dagbamba drumming; Hiplife in Accra
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+ Dagbamba n Dagbon – kingdom in Ghana n Dagbamba – people of Dagbon n centralized, hierarchical society n praise of the chief, Dagbon oral history central to Dagbamba music n lunsi –drummers, oral historians
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+ lunsi (lunga) lunsi , pl. ( lunga, sing.) –drummers, oral historians n hereditary profession n specialists, oral historians, cultural experts, advisors to chief n master and pass on genealogy and Dagbamba history through the retelling of important events and stories drums: lunga and gung-gung
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Unformatted text preview: , both held with shoulder strap, played with curved stick n lunga : double-headed, hourglass shape, pitch adjustable by squeezing the strung leather straps, thereby tightening the head + Hiplife and Highlife n Hiplife a new genre of popular music centered in Accra, Ghana n combines Hiphop and Highlife n Highlife combining elements of Ghanaian, Caribbean and American swing music n originally associated with the elite n golden era 1950s, 60s, particularly Ghana and Nigeria...
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2012 for the course MUS 130 taught by Professor Lee during the Spring '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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