African musicology readings

Here’s a starting point to which anyone’s welcome to contribute omissions or updates.

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Achieng Opondo P (2006) Song-Gesture-Dance: Redefined aesthetics in the performance continuum as South African women’s indigenous groups explore new frontiers. Critical Arts, 20(2), 61–74.

Adlington R (2009) Sound Commitments: Avant-garde Music and the Sixties. Oxford University Press.

Agawu K (2005) How We Got Out of Analysis, and How to Get Back In Again. Music Analysis, ii-iii(2004), 267–287.

Agawu K (2007) To cite or not to cite?: Confronting the legacy of (European) writing on African music. Fontes Artes Musicae, 54(3), 254–263.

Akimaro Thelwell C (2014) Toward a “Modernizing” Hybridity: McAdoo’s Jubilee Singers, McAdoo’s Minstrels, and Racial Uplift Politics in South Africa, 1890–1898. Safundi, Routledge, 15(1), 3–28.

Akrofi EA, Smit M and Thorsén S-M (2007) Music and Identity: Transformation and Negotiation. Stellenbosch: Sun Press.

Allen L (1996) “Drumbeats, Pennywhistles and All That Jazz”: the relationship between Urban South African Musical Styles and Musical Meaning. African Music, 7(3), 52–59.

Allen L (2004a) Kwaito versus Crossed-over: Music and Identity during South Africa’s Rainbow Years, 1994–99. Social Dynamics, 30(2), 82–111.

Allen L (2004b) Music, film and gangsters in the Sophiatown imaginary: Featuring Dolly Rathebe. scrutiny2, 9(1), 19–38.

Ansell G (2004) Soweto Blues: Jazz, Popular Music, and Politics in South Africa. New York: Continuum.

Ballantine C (1991a) Concert and Dance: The Foundations of Black Jazz in South Africa between the Twenties and the Early Forties. Popular Music, 10(2), 121–145.

Ballantine C (1991b) Music and Emancipation: The Social Role of Black Jazz and Vaudeville in South Africa Between the 1920s and the Early 1940s. Journal of Southern African Studies, 17(1), 129–152.

Ballantine C (1996) Fact, Ideology and Paradox: African Elements in Early Black South African Jazz and Vaudeville. African Music, 7(3), 44–51.

Ballantine C (1999) Looking to the USA: the politics of male song style in South Africa during the 1940s and 1950s. Popular Music, 18(1), 1–17.

Ballantine C (2000) Gender, Migrancy, and South African Popular Music in the Late 1940s and 1950s. Ethnomusicology, 44(3), 376–407.

Ballantine C (2004) Re-thinking whiteness? Identity, change and white popular music in post-apartheid South Africa. Popular Music, 23(2), 105–131.

Ballantine C (2012a) Marabi nights: Jazz, “race” and vaudeville in early apartheid South Africa. Scottsville: University of Kwazulu-Natal Press.

Ballantine C (2012b) Music, the word and the world; or the banality of (South African) classification. In: Montano E and Nardi C (eds), Situating popular musics: IASPM 16th International Conference Proceedings, pp. 25–32.

Beningfield J (2006) The frightened land: Land, landscape and politics in South Africa in the twentieth century. Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Bickford-Smith V, van Heyningen E and Worden N (1999) Cape Town in the twentieth century: An illustrated social history. Cape Town: David Philip.

Biko S (2004) I write what I like: A selection of his writings. Johannesburg: Picador Africa.

Born G and Hesmondhalgh D (2000) Western music and its others: difference, representation, and appropriation in music. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Bosch TE (2006) Radio as an Instrument of Protest: The History of Bush Radio. Journal of Radio Studies, Broadcast Education Association, 13(2), 249–265.

Bosch TE (2011) Talk radio, democracy and citizenship in (South) Africa. In: Popular Media, Democracy and Development in Africa, Routledge, pp. 75–87.

Butete VB (2013) Music performance in retrospect: Memories of New Brighton female vocalists’ apartheid experiences. Muziki, 10(sup1), 60–71).

Charters S (2009) A Language of Song: Journeys in the Musical World of the African Diaspora. In: Duke University Press.

Chernoff JM (1979) African rhythm and African sensibility: Aesthetics and social action in African musical idioms. Chicago; London: University of Chicago Press.

Chernoff JM (2000) Spiritual Foundations of Dagbamba Religion and Culture. In: Olupona JK (ed.), African Spirituality: Forms, Meanings, and Expressions, New York, NY: Crossroad Publishing Company, pp. 257–274.

Chibita MB (2011) Policing popular media in Africa. In: Popular Media, Democracy and Development in Africa, Routledge, pp. 269–281.

Clayton M, Herbert T and Middleton R (2003) The cultural study of music: A critical introduction. New York, NY: Routledge.

Cole Paustian M (2014) Living Beyond Apartheid: The Territorial Ethics of Reconciliation. Safundi, Routledge, 15(1), 101–122.

Collier JL (1981) The Making of Jazz: A Comprehensive History. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

Coplan DB (1979a) The African Musician and the Development of the Johannesburg Entertainment Industry , 1900-1960. 5(2), 135–164.

Coplan DB (1979b) The African Musician and the Development of the Johannesburg Entertainment Industry, 1900-1960. Journal of Southern African Studies, Taylor & Francis, Ltd., 5(2), 135–164.

Coplan DB (2007) In Township Tonight!: Three Centuries of South African Black City Music and Theatre. Auckland Park: Jacana.

Coplan DB (2011) South African Radio in a Saucepan. In: Gunner L, Moyo D, and Ligaga D (eds), Radio in Africa: Publics, Cultures, Communities, Johannesburg: Wits University Press, pp. 134–148.

Cuthbertson G (2007) Reading and Teaching Colonial America in South Africa. Safundi, Routledge, 8(1), 25–36.

Davis SR (2011) Voices from Without: The African National Congress, Its Radio, Its Allies and Exile 1960-84. In: Gunner L, Moyo D, and Ligaga D (eds), Radio in Africa: Publics, Cultures, Communities, Johannesburg: Wits University Press, pp. 223–237.

DeNora T (2000) Music in Everyday Life. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Department of Arts and Culture (2013) Revised White Paper on Arts, Culture and Heritage, Version 2.

Desmond J (2007) Towards a Prismatic “American Studies.”Safundi, Routledge, 8(1), 5–13.

Dor GWK (2004) Communal Creativity and Song Ownership in Anlo Ewe Musical Practice : The Case of Havolu. Ethnomusicology, 48(1), 26–51.

Dor GWK (2014) West African Drumming and Dance in North American Universities: An Ethnomusicological Perspective. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi.

Durrheim K, Mtose X and Brown L (2011) Race Trouble: Race, Identity and Inequality in Post-Apartheid South Africa. Scottsville: University of Kwazulu-Natal Press.

Eerola T, Himberg T, Toiviainen P, et al. (2006) Perceived complexity of western and African folk melodies by western and African listeners. Psychology of Music.

Erlmann V (2002) Africa Civilized, Africa Uncivilized. Safundi, Routledge, 3(1), 1–15.

Eyre B (2003) African reinventions of the guitar. In: Coelho VA (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to the Guitar, Cambridge Journals Online, pp. 44–64.

Falola T and Fleming T (2012) Music, Performance and African Identities. Routledge African Studies, New York, NY: Routledge.

Feld S (2012) Jazz cosmopolitanism in Accra: Five Musical Years in Ghana. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

Field S (2001) Lost Communities, Living Memories: Remembering Forced Removals in Cape Town. Cape Town: David Philip.

Fosler-Lussier D (2009) American Cultural Diplomacy and the Mediation of Avant-garde Music. In: Adlington R (ed.), Sound Commitments: Avant-garde Music and the Sixties, Oxford Unversity Press, pp. 232–252?

Geeraerts D and Cuyckens H (2007) The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Gomez MA (2005) Reversing sail: A history of the African diaspora. New approaches to African history, Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press.

Grundlingh A (2012) (2004) “Rocking the Boat” in South Africa? Voëlvry Music and Anti-Apartheid Social Protest in the 1980s. In: Peddie I (ed.), Music and Protest, The Library of Essays on Music, Politics and Society, Farnham, UK: Ashgate, pp. 293–324.

Gunner L (2011) IsiZulu Radio Drama and the Modern Subject: Restless Identities in South Africa in the 1970s. In: Gunner L, Moyo D, and Ligaga D (eds), Radio in Africa: Publics, Cultures, Communities, Johannesburg: Wits University Press, pp. 163–179.

Gunner L, Ligaga D and Moyo D (2011) Radio in Africa: Publics, Cultures, Communities. Johannesburg: Wits University Press.

Hamm C (1991a) “The constant companion of man”: Separate Development , Radio Bantu and music. Popular Music, 10(2), 147–173.

Hamm C (1991b) “The Constant Companion of Man”: Separate Development, Radio Bantu and Music. Popular Music, 10(2).

Hamm C (1992) Privileging the moment of reception: Music and radio in South Africa. In: Scher SP (ed.), Music and text :Critical inquiries, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 21–37.

Hammond N (2004) Singing South Africanness: the construction of identity among South African youth choirs. Journal of the Musical Arts in Africa, Routledge, 1(1), 103–115.

Hammond N (2010) The Gendered Sound of South Africa: Karen Zoid and the Performance of Nationalism in the new South Africa. In: Niles D, Lau F, Sarkissian M, et al. (eds), 2010 Yearbook for traditional Music, International Council for Traditional Music.

Haupt A (2012) Static: Race and Representation in Post-apartheid Music, Media and Film. Cape Town: HSRC Press.

Impey A (2006) Sounding place in the western Maputaland borderlands. Journal of the Musical Arts in Africa, Routledge, 3(1), 55–79.

Johnson B (2003) The jazz diaspora. In: Cooke M and Horn D (eds), The Cambridge Companion to Jazz, Cambridge: Cambridge Journals Online, pp. 33–54.

Jolly R (2010) Cultured Violence: Narrative, Social Suffering, and Engendering Human Rights in Contemporary South Africa. Scottsville: University of Kwazulu-Natal Press.

Kapstein H (2007) A Culture of Tourism: Branding the Nation in a Global Market. Safundi, Routledge, 8(1), 109–115.

Kelley RDG (2012) Africa Speaks, America Answers: Modern Jazz in Revolutionary Times . Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Kidula JN (2006) Ethnomusicology, the Music Canon, and African Music: Positions, Tensions, and Resolutions in the African Academy. Africa Today, 52(3), 99–113.

Lekgoathi SP (2010) The African National Congress’s Radio Freedom and its audiences in apartheid South Africa, 1963-1991. Journal of African Media Studies, Intellect Ltd, 2(2), 139–153.

Lekgoathi SP (2011) Bantustan Identity, Censorship and Subversion on Northern Sotho Radio under Apartheid, 1960s-80s. In: Gunner L, Moyo D, and Ligaga D (eds), Radio in Africa: Publics, Cultures, Communities, Johannesburg: Wits University Press, pp. 117–133.

Levine L (2005) Traditional Music of South Africa. Johannesburg: Jacana Press.

Lewis G (2009) A power stronger than itself: The AACM and American experimental music. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press.

Lewis GE (1996) Improvised Music after 1950: Afrological and Eurological Perspectives. Black Music Research Journal, 16(1), 91–122.

Livermon X (2012) Representations of Sophiatown in Kwaito Music: Mafikozolo and Musical Memory. In: Falola T and Fleming T (eds), Music, Performance and African Identities (Routledge African Studies), New York, NY: Routledge, pp. 169–190.

Loubser J (2013) Abdullah Ibrahim and the validation of the local: “Is this what Rashid Vally wanted?”South African Music Studies, 33, 113–131.

Louw PE (2011) Revisiting cultural imperialism. In: Popular Media, Democracy and Development in Africa, Routledge, pp. 32–45.

Lucia C (2002) Abdullah Ibrahim and the Uses of Memory. British Journal of Ethnomusicology, 11(2), 125–143.

Maclennan B (2003) The Wind Makes Dust: Four centuries of travel in Southern Africa. Cape Town: Tafelberg Publishers.

Makgopa M, Mapaya M and Thobejane T (2012) Infusion of Folklore into the South African jazz: an analysis. Southern African Journal for Folklore Studies, 22(December), 119–128.

Manning J (2004) Racism in three dimensions: South African architecture and the ideology of white superiority. Social Identities, 10(4), 527–536.

Manning P (2009) The African Diaspora: A History through Culture. New York: Columbia University Press.

Mano W (2011) Popular music as journalism in Africa: Issues and contexts. In: Popular Media, Democracy and Development in Africa, Routledge, pp. 91–104.

Marschall S (2010) The Memory of Trauma and Resistance: Public Memorialization and Democracy in Post-apartheid South Africa and Beyond. Safundi, Routledge, 11(4), 361–381.

Marschall S (2013) Collective Memory and Cultural Difference: Official vs. Vernacular Forms of Commemorating the Past. Safundi, Routledge, 14(1), 77–92.

Martin D-C (2009) “My culture is a creole culture”: Alex van Heerden talks about Cape music and his relationship to it. Journal of the Musical Arts in Africa, Routledge, 6(1), 77–82.

Martin D-C (2013) Sounding the Cape: Music, Identity and Politics in South Africa. Somerset West: African Minds.

Maylam P (1995) Explaining the Apartheid City: 20 Years of South African Urban Historiography. Journal of Southern African Studies, 21(1, Special Issue: Urban Studies and Urban Change in Southern Africa), 19–38.

Mhlanga B (2012) Sociologies of voice and language – radio broadcasting and the ethnic imperative. Journal of African Media Studies, Intellect Ltd., 4(2), 209–226.

Monson I (1999) Riffs, Repetition, and Theories of Globalization. Ethnomusicology, University of Illinois Press on behalf of Society for Ethnomusicology, 43(1), 31–65.

Monson I (2000) The African Diaspora: A Musical Perspective. Feldman M (ed.), Critical and Cultural Musicology, New York, NY: Garland Publishing Inc.

Monson I (2010) Freedom Sounds: Civil Rights Call out to Jazz and Africa. USA: OUP.

Moore DS, Pandian A and Kosek J (2003) The Cultural Politics of Race and Nature: Terrains of Power and Practice. In: Race, nature, and the politics of difference, Duke University Press, pp. 1–70.

Mosia L, Riddle C and Zaffiro J (1994) From Revolutionary to Regime Radio : Three Decades of Nationalist Broadcasting in Southern Africa. Africa Media Review, 8(1), 1–24.

Mudhai OF (2011) Survival of “radio culture” in a converged networked new media environment. In: Popular Media, Democracy and Development in Africa, Routledge, pp. 253–268.

Muller C (2007) Musical Echoes of American Jazz: Towards a Comparative Historiography. Safundi, Routledge, 8(1), 57–71.

Muller C (2012) Sounding a New African Diaspora: A South African Story (1958–1978). Safundi, 13(3-4), 277–294.

Muller CA (2006a) American Musical Surrogacy. Safundi, 7(3), 1–18.

Muller CA (2006b) The New African Diaspora, the Built Environment and the Past in Jazz. Ethnomusicology Forum, 15(1), 63–86.

Munro M (2011) Slaves to the Rhythm: the Rhythmic Evolution of Plantation Societies. Contemporary French and Francophone Studies, 15(1), 27–35.

Murungi J (2011) African Musical Aesthetics. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Newbury D (2009) Defiant Images: Photography and Apartheid South Africa. Pretoria: Unisa Press.

Nketia JHK (1954) The Role of the Drummer in Akan Society. African Music, International Library of African Music, 1(1), 34–43.

Nketia JHK (1957a) Modern Trends in Ghana Music. African Music, International Library of African Music, 1(4), 13–17.

Nketia JHK (1957b) Possession Dances in African Societies. Journal of the International Folk Music Council, International Council for Traditional Music, 9, 4–9.

Nketia JHK (1958a) Organisation of Music in Adangme Society. African Music, International Library of African Music, 2(1), 28–30.

Nketia JHK (1958b) Traditional Music of the Ga People. African Music, 2(1), 21–27.

Nketia JHK (1958c) Traditional Music of the Ga People. African Music, International Library of African Music, 2(1), 21–27.

Nketia JHK (1959) Changing Traditions of Folk Music in Ghana. Journal of the International Folk Music Council, International Council for Traditional Music, 11, 31–36.

Nketia JHK (1962a) The Hocket-Technique in African Music. Journal of the International Folk Music Council, International Council for Traditional Music, 14, 44–52.

Nketia JHK (1962b) The Problem of Meaning in African Music. Ethnomusicology, 6(1), 1–7.

Nketia JHK (1964) Traditional and Contemporary Idioms of African Music. Journal of the International Folk Music Council, International Council for Traditional Music, 16, 34–37 CR – Copyright © 1964 International Co, Available from: http://www.jstor.org/stable/835067.

Nketia JHK (1965) The Interrelations of African Music and Dance. Studia Musicologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae, Akadémiai Kiadó, 7(1/4), 91–101.

Nketia JHK (1967a) Multi-Part Organization in the Music of the Gogo of Tanzania. Journal of the International Folk Music Council, International Council for Traditional Music, 19, 79–88.

Nketia JHK (1967b) The Place of Authentic Folk Music in Education. Music Educators Journal, Sage Publications, Inc. on behalf of MENC: The National Association for Music Education, 54(3), 40–133.

Nketia JHK (1974) The Musical Heritage of Africa. Daedalus, The MIT Press on behalf of American Academy of Arts & Sciences, 103(2), 151–161.

Nketia JHK (1982) Developing Contemporary Idioms out of Traditional Music. Studia Musicologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae, Akadémiai Kiadó, 24, 81–97.

Nketia JHK (1988) The Intensity Factor in African Music. Journal of Folklore Research, Indiana University Press, 25(1/2), 53–86.

Nketia JHK (1990) Contextual Strategies of Inquiry and Systematization. Ethnomusicology, University of Illinois Press on behalf of Society for Ethnomusicology, 34(1), 75–97.

Nketia JHK (2002) Musicology and Linguistics: Integrating the Phraseology of Text and Tune in the Creative Process. Black Music Research Journal, Center for Black Music Research – Columbia College Chicago and University of Illinois Press, 22(2), 143–164.

Nzewi M (2004) The Avu of Alafrika: a narrative on an encounter with musical arts knowledge. Journal of the Musical Arts in Africa, Routledge, 1(1), 55–83.

Nzewi M, Anyahuru I and Ohiaraumunna T (2008) Musical sense and musical meaning: An indigenous African perception. Amsterdam: Rozenberg Publishers.

Olupona JK (ed.) (2000) African Spirituality: Forms, Meanings, and Expressions. New York, NY: Crossroad Publishing Company.

Onyeji C (2004) Igbo rural women in Africa as creative personalities: musical processing of socio-economic solidarity. Journal of the Musical Arts in Africa, Routledge, 1(1), 84–101.

Osadebay DC, Lasebikan EL and Nketia JHK (1949) West African Voices. African Affairs, Oxford University Press on behalf of The Royal African Society, 48(191), 151–158.

Pecknold D (2013) Hidden in the Mix: The African American Presence in Country Music. Pecknold D (ed.), Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

Peterson B (2006) Culture, Resistance and Representation. In: Trust SADE (ed.), The Road to Democracy in South Africa, Pretoria: Unisa Press, pp. 161–185.

Peterson B (2010) The arts in the 1980s: Between states of emergency and transcendence? In: SADET (ed.), The Road to Democracy in South Africa, Pretoria: Unisa Press, pp. 943–973.

Porter L (1981) The Making of Jazz : A Comprehensive History by James Lincoln Collier ; A Jazz Nursery : The Story of the Jenkins ’ Orphanage Bands of Charleston , South Carolina by John Chilton ; The World of Co. The Black Perspective in Music, 9(1), 101–104.

Rosenberg S (2002) Youth, Popular Culture, and Identity. Safundi, Routledge, 3(2), 1–14.

Schoeman K (2007) Early slavery at the Cape of Good Hope 1652-1717. Pretoria: Protea Book House.

Stewart G (1992) Breakout: Profiles in African rhythm. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Stokes M (1994) Ethnicity, Identity and Music: The Musical Construction of Place. Ardener S, Dragadze T, and Webber J (eds), Ethnic Identities, Oxford: Berg Publishers.

Stone RM (2000) The Garland handbook of African music. New York: Garland.

Taylor TD (2014) Fields, Genres, Brands. Culture, Theory and Critique, 55(2), 159–174.

Tenzer M and Roeder JB (2011) Analytical and Cross-Cultural Studies in World Music. Oxford, UK; New York: Oxford University Press.

Thorn M (2007) Aural and written music traditions: a drumming ensemble case study. Journal of Musical Arts in Africa, 4(1), 55–70.

Titlestad M (2004) Making the Changes: Jazz in South African Literature and Reportage. Pretoria: University of South Africa Press.

Titlestad M (2007) Traveling Jazz: Themes and Riffs. Safundi, Routledge, 8(1), 73–82.

Trust SADE (2010) The Road to Democracy in South Africa. Pretoria: Unisa Press.

Tuggy D (2007) Schematicity. In: Geeraerts D and Cuyckens H (eds), The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Linguistics, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 82–116.

Turino T (2000) Nationalists, Cosmopolitans, and Popular Music in Zimbabwe. Chicago St. Bohlman P V. and Nettl B (eds), Chicago: Chicago University Press.

Turino T and Lea J (2004) Identity and the arts in diaspora communities. Detroit monographs in musicology/Studies in music, Harmonie Park Press.

Von Eschen PM (2004) Satchmo blows up the world: Jazz ambassadors play the Cold War. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Waligora-Davis NA (2011) W. E. B. Du Bois and the World Citizen. In: Sanctuary: African Americans and Empire, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 1–32.

Washington S (2012) Exiles/inxiles: Differing axes of South African jazz during late apartheid. SAMUS: South African Music Studies, 32, 91–111.

Waterman CA (1990) Jùjú: A social history and ethnography of an African popular music. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Whittaker L (2014) Refining the Nation’s “New Gold”: Music, Youth Development and Neoliberalism in South Africa. Culture, Theory and Critique, 55(2), 233–256.

Williams M (1993) The Jazz Tradition. 2nd revise. New York: Oxford University Press.

Ziporyn E and Tenzer M (2012) Thelonious Monk’s Harmony, Rhythm, and Pianism. In: Tenzer M and Roeder J (eds), Analytical and Cross-Cultural Studies in World Music, pp. 1–32.

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