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Author Tang, Patricia, 1972-

Title Masters of the sabar : Wolof griot percussionists of Senegal / Patricia Tang
Published Philadelphia, PA : Temple University Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 209 pages) : illustrations, maps, music
Series African soundscapes
African soundscapes.
Contents You will be griot in another way : the ethnomusicologist's story -- There once was a king called Maysa Waaly Jon : sabar history, instruments, ensemble and sound -- The griot lineage, we are one : Wolof caste and identity -- My foreparents used to beat the drums : Wolof family, kinship, and musical genealogy -- If a snake bites you, you will think of death : sabar repertories -- Dancing fish and rice : performance contexts -- The pax you play is so sweet : the role of sabar in mbalax
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-197), discography (pages 199-200), and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
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Subject Griots -- Senegal.
Music -- Social aspects -- Senegal.
Percussion ensembles -- Senegal -- History and criticism.
Wolof (African people) -- Senegal -- Music -- History and criticism.
Wolof (African people) -- Senegal -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006020196
ISBN 1592134211 (electronic bk.)
9781592134212 (electronic bk.)