The sound & sight of one gourd: An iconic notation for Adenkum performance

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Date:
1997
Publisher:
Ghana Institute of Linguistics, Literacy and Bible Translation
Publisher Place:
Tamale, Ghana
Part Of Series:
Institute of African Studies Research Review, Supplement No. 12
Extent:
pages 170-183
Abstract:
"'Adenkum' refers both to an Akan womens' musical genre and to a particular-shaped gourd used to accompany songs.... In this article I am dealing specifically with the percussive playing technique of the gourd as stamping tube."
Publication Status:
Published
Country:
Ghana
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Subject:
Womens' music
Gourd as a percussion instrument
Adenkum
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Entry Number:
57617