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Ancient text messages of the Yorùbá bàtá drum : cracking the code / Amanda Villepastour.

Author/creator Villepastour, Amanda, 1958-
Format Book, Print, and Musical Sound Recording
Publication InfoFarnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2010.
Descriptionxvi, 173 pages : illustrations, music ; 25 cm + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Subject(s)
Series SOAS musicology series
SOAS musicology series. ^A581180
Contents The telegraph without wire -- An extension of mouth : how the bàtá talks -- Other voices : the Omele Méta and the Ìyáàlù Dùndún -- Speaking in codes : Enà Bàtá -- Epilogue: Bàtá is the mouthpiece of Awo.
Local noteJOYNER MUSIC LIBRARY BOOK ACCOMPANIED BY SOUND RECORDING LOCATED AT CALL NUMBER: MusicLib CD-11558
General noteAccompanying compact disc contains drumming examples performed by Rabiu Ayandokun, entitled Ancient bàtá text messages.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. [163]-166) and index.
Bibliography noteIncludes discography.
Other titleAncient bàtá text messages.
LCCN 2009016963
ISBN9780754667537 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN0754667537 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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