The traditional music of Africa, given the vastness of the continent, is historically ancient, rich ... The region's art music has for centuries followed the outline of Arabic and Andalusian classical music: its popular ... African musical instruments include a wide range of drums, slit gongs, rattles and double bells, different types of ...


African music traditions exhibit so many common features that they may in some respects be thought of as constituting a single musical system. While some African music is clearly contemporary-popular music and some is art-music, ... In many parts of Africa the use of music is not limited to entertainment: it serves a purpose ...


The following are some of the African musical instruments used throughout the ... occasions, others are used in a more secular fashion for entertainment. ... both the style of music and the type of instruments played in the various regions.


Stephanie has taught studio art and art history classes to audiences of all ages. She holds a master's ... In this lesson, explore different types of African musical instruments and learn facts related to them. ... It wasn't just for entertainment. Solemn ... The use and kinds of instruments vary widely from region to region. Africa is ...


The fact that drums and other percussion instruments were used in the ... The need for providing Western musical entertainment for colonial officials and traders .... to the widening of regions in which indigenous musical traditions overlap, while ... the division between traditional, popular, and art music in sub- Saharan Africa.


the regions from which African art emerges. This suggests that .... Men and women apparently played most instruments. Arched ..... Secular dance songs and songs of entertainment, like popular music in other cultures, decline in popularity.


Made and used throughout the Pacific, musical instruments play integral roles in contexts ranging from religious rites to secular entertainment.” ... Flutes are made in all regions of Oceania except Australia. Predominantly .... Department of Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas, The Metropolitan Museum of Art. January ...


Jan 13, 2019 ... South Asian arts: Musical forms and instruments ... times for a variety of purposes, ranging from the entertainment of concert audiences to ... (and in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, wind instruments as well). ... Lamellaphone with bamboo tongues, from central Africa; in the James Blades Collection.


Burundi - one of the ancient kingdoms of Central Africa, to the east of Lake ... These variations exist in other regions, but are less pronounced than in the ... The cultural aspects associated with the arts in Burundi are numerous, rich and varied . ... Dance songs for entertainment during shared, family occasions, at the end of  ...