Resiliency and Distinction: Beliefs, Endurance and Creativity in the Musical Arts of Continental and Diasporic Africa : a Festschrift in Honor of Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje
Kimasi Lionel John Browne, Jean Ngoya Kidula
Music Research Institute, MRI Press, 2013 - African diaspora - 484 pages
Foreword / J.H. Kwabena Nketia -- Preface / Akin Euba -- Introduction / Kimasi L. Browne and Jean N. Kidula -- Bowing the intellectual heartstring of continental and diasporic Africa: the enduring and distinctive scholarly work of Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje / Kimasi L. Browne -- The minimalist impulse in African musical creativity / Kofi Agawu -- Pride and prejudice: how Charley Pride resolved the conflict of race, culture, and country music / Ray A. Briggs -- Unspeakable joy!: African American-style gospel choirs in the central conservatory of music in Beijing, China / Kimasi L. Browne -- Welcome to the United States of Africa: African nationalism and hip-hop perspectives on unity in the new Africa / Abimbola Cole -- Havana: sounds of worship, city of praise / Valerie Dickerson Cordero -- Folkloric performance as simulacrum: simulation and hyperreality in the interpretation of Afro-Cuban Iyesá music / Kevin M. Delgado -- Musical and institutional mediation of identities and spaces by the Ghana Methodist Church Choirs Association in North America / George Worlasi Kwasi Dor -- Drums, drumming, and the sacred sounds of silence in the Ga community of Accra, Ghana, West Africa / Clarence Bernard Henry -- "Old school worship": celebrating traditional music through re-enactment / Birgitta J. Johnson -- Of spirituals and songs of the spirit: exploring the "Transfer of function" in the musicking of African American and Kenyan Christians / Jean N. Kidula -- A glimpse into the past: documenting the 1996 Musical Instrument Collection of Institute of Ethiopian Studies, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia / Cynthia Tse Kimberlin -- The Kiluka chordophones: their sonic and non-sonic cultural significance / James K. Makubuya -- Duke Ellington and world jazz composition / Eddie S. Meadows -- How artists create enduring traditions / Brian Schrag -- Testimonials -- Index.
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