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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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