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The performance arts in Africa

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan.
    • Subjects:
    • Performing arts -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Frances Harding.
      ContributionsHarding, Frances.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2979 .H37 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 364 p. :
      Number of Pages364
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3560658M
      ISBN 10041526197X, 0415261988
      LC Control Number2002024913

      Performing arts refers to forms of art in which artists use their voices, bodies or inanimate objects to convey artistic expression. It is different from visual arts, which is when artists use paint, canvas or various materials to create physical or static art ming arts include a range of disciplines which are performed in front of a live audience. The Contemporary study of musical arts, Volumes 1 to 5 is a series that emphasizes the intellectual security of cultural knowledge orientation in the study and research of the musical arts for students and educators that could engage in global knowledge discourse and .

      Studies in performing arts encompass both the academic and practical fields of music, theater and dance. From theater history to advanced choreography, the field of performing arts lends a wide lens of study for a variety of students. View all Courses in Performing Arts in Africa This book project seeks to address the neglect of East African art. It is written entirely by East Africans for Africans and covers Sudan, Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania. The scope of the book embraces archaeology & antiquities, ethnographic & utilitarian arts, and modern art.

      Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. African Arts promotes investigation of the interdisciplinary connections among the arts, anthropology, history, language, politics, religion, performance, and cultural and global studies. African Arts is published quarterly by the James S. Coleman African Studies Center, UCLA, and distributed by the MIT Press. Read about the African Arts.


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