8-Southern Africa

8-Southern Africa - T HE M USIC OF A FRICA AND THE D...

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Unformatted text preview: T HE M USIC OF A FRICA AND THE D IASPORA Music 13AF: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:00 to 12:20pm Instructor: Jeff Kaiser (jkaiser@ucsd.edu) Teaching Assistants: Nicholas Deyoe (ndeyoe@ucsd.edu) Todd Moellenberg (tmoellen@ucsd.edu) Just in time for Unit II! Southern Africa Environment Grassland Savannah Karoo Khoisan, semi-desert Great Karoo Little Karoo Bushveld Madagascar Geologically linked to Africa Much of the culture from Southeast Asia Music as social expression... Pretty important idea everywhere Special meaning in southern regions of Africa Colonialism Mining Industry Missionization Apartheid All limited social and political expression Music was, and is, a powerful form in this arena At the same time: There was music before Languages Among others: Khoisan (Xhoisan) Sometimes referred to as click languages Music Similarities with many of the regions studied Polyrhythms Drums...
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This note was uploaded on 03/23/2012 for the course MUSIC 13af taught by Professor Kaiser during the Winter '12 term at UCSD.

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