Take A Musical Safari To Africa. By Stacey Kirschenman. Characteristics of Africa. 2 nd largest continent with a population of approximately 700 million people Geography – deserts (Sahara), rain forest jungles, mountains, rivers & lakes, & the Great Rift Valley Mostly tropical climate
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By Stacey Kirschenman
Call & Response
– generation to generation
African Musical style and practice
Musical instruments whichproduce their sound by using air as the principal vibrating factor: air may be unconfined by the instrument or enclosed within a tube
Musical instruments which produce sound from their own substance: can be struck, plucked, blown, or vibrated by friction
Musical instruments which produce sound from tightly stretched membranes, either struck or 'singing'
Musicalinstruments which produce sound by means of strings stretched from one point toanother
In 1897, Enoch Mankayi Sontonga wrote the following hymn, “N’kosi sikelel’I Africa.” It was originally performed at public meetings in South Africa. Today, it is sung in many languages and dialects throughout Africa.
African National Anthem
Type of rhythm in which stressed sounds occur between beats instead of on beats.
Two or more pitches sounding at the same time
Museum of African Art
World Music Drumming textbook
Share the Music textbook pp. 28-33, 64, 68-69, 112-115, 154-155, 250-251, 357
African Music by Cheryl Lavender
Abiyoyo by Michael Hayes