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Ethnomusicology, the music canon, and African music: positions, tensions, and resolutions in the African academy

Ethnomusicology, the music canon, and African music: positions, tensions, and resolutions in the African academy

Africa Today 52(3): 99-113

African music entered serious scholarship through disciplines such as ethnomusicology. While scholars in African music have significantly contributed to the development of theories and methods of culture, the music of Africa has been portrayed more as an artifact than art, and African music scholars have been directed by European and other music practices.

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DOI: 10.2307/4187723

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