Female Song Tradition and the Akan of Ghana: The Creative Process in Nnwonkoro - SOAS Musicology Series (Hardback)

by Kwasi Ampene

Format: Hardback 250 pages

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Nnwonkoro is a genre of women's song found among the Akan speaking peoples of Ghana. Based on extensive field work this book investigates the nature of composition in oral culture, together with issues such as the scope of the poetic imagination and the transformation process that accompany's modernisation.

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Published
09/08/2005

Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Limited

ISBN
9780754631477


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