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Ancient text messages of the Yoruba bata drum

Amanda Villepastour

Ancient text messages of the Yoruba bata drum

cracking the code

by Amanda Villepastour

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Published by Ashgate in Burlington, VT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Batá music -- Nigeria -- History and criticism,
  • Drum language -- Nigeria,
  • Yoruba (African people) -- Music -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementAmanda Villepastour.
    SeriesSOAS musicology series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML1038.B38 V56 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23213492M
    ISBN 109780754667537
    LC Control Number2009016963
    OCLC/WorldCa319321764

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With Ancient Text Messages of the Yoruba Bata Drum, Villepastour takes us deeper, to the intersection of language and music itself. She compares the methods of surrogate speech in three different, but related Yoruba drum systems of southwest Nigeria: dundun, bata and omele meta.5/5(3).

Although the bata is one of the oldest known Yoruba drumming traditions, the drum and its unique language are now unfamiliar to many contemporary Yoruba people. Amanda Villepastour provides the first academic study of the bata's communication technology and the elaborate coded spoken language of bata drummers, which they refer to as 'ena bata'.

Although African drum languages have been of scholarly interest since the late 19th century, only a few book-length works have been published on the subject. As one of the most in-depth studies of an instrumental speech surrogate to date, Amanda Villepastour's book makes a valuable contribution to this literature.

Her subject is the bàtá, a family of double-headed drums from. Ancient Text Messages of the Yoruba Bata Drum: Cracking the Code (SOAS Studies in Music) - Kindle edition by Villepastour, Amanda.

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The bata is one of the most important and representative percussion traditions of the people in southwest Nigeria, and is now learnt and performed around the world. In Cuba, their own bata tradition derives from the Yoruba bata from Africa yet has had far more research attention than its African predecessor.

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Amanda Villepastour provides the first academic study of the bata's communication technology and the elaborate coded spoken language of bata drummers, which they refer to as 'ena bata'.5/5(2).

Ancient Text Messages of the Yoruba Bata Drum Yoruba drumming generally, speech surrogacy in music and coded systems of speaking. This book will appeal not only to ethnomusicologists and anthropologists, but also to linguists, drummers and those interested in African Studies.

In Cuba, their own bata tradition derives from the Yoruba bata from southwest Nigeria yet has had far more research attention than its African predecessor.

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See all 4 formats and editions Hide 5/5(2). On Dec. 23,Ned Sublette interviewed Amanda Villepastour, researcher and lecturer at Cardiff University in Wales, author of Ancient Text Messages of the Yorùba Bàtá Drum: Cracking the Code (Ashgate), and editor of the anthology The Yorùbá God of Drumming: Transatlantic Perspectives on the Wood That Talks (University Press of Mississippi).).

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Cracking the Code. SOAS Musicology Series, Ashgate Publishing Limited, Surrey, This is the first academic study of the Yorùbá bàtá’s communication technology and the coded language behind what we in the Western world would hear as pure rhythm or music.

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With Ancient Text Messages of the Yoruba Bata Drum, Villepastour takes us deeper, to the intersection of language and music itself. She compares the methods of surrogate speech in three different, but related Yoruba drum systems of southwest Nigeria: dundun, bata and omele meta.5/5(1).

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This collection of Nigerian drum music demonstrates the rich textures of the three-legged sacred Igbin drums which one plays with hands and sticks, the Dundun or pressure drum which plays not only rhythm but melody, and the two-toned Bata drums which are unique to the Yoruba people. West Africa is a place of great diversity – in language, in writing, in the hugely varied means of recording information and passing it on.

Marion Wallace and Janet Topp Fargion (British Library) explore the region’s contribution to literacy, and the creativity with which West Africans.

The legendary French philosopher noted for his work in phenomenology Paul Ricœur, wrote in his book Histoire et Vérité (Editions du Seuil, ; History and Truth, Northwestern University Press, ) no doubt in phenomenological terms: “When we discover that there are several cultures instead.

Introduction to Yorùbá Bàtá Performance as practiced in Èrìn-Òsun, Nigeria. Featuring Làmídì Àyánkúnlé, master bàtá drummer from Èrìn-Òsun. Ancient Text Messages of the Yorùbá Bàtá Drum: Cracking the Code (SOAS Musicology Series) Reviewed by Jesse Ruskin Although African drum languages have been of scholarly interest since the late 19th century, only a few book-length works have been published on the subject.

Yoruba praise poetry is an ancient art of spoken words. This feature is not available right now. Please try again later. Abstract. In the preparation of the bata drums of Cuba and Yorubaland, ritual specialists affix a small iron ring near the smaller of the two heads of these drums.

The ring is the material marker that the drums are consecrated, imbued with the power of Cited by: 1. Amanda’s first book, Ancient Text Messages of the Yorùbá Bàtá Drum, is about drum language and will be published by Ashgate in With Michael Marcuzzi, she is also co-editing a collection of articles titled Wood That Talks:.

At the heart of this research is the bata drums, which have parallel traditions in Nigeria and Cuba, and how these drums communicate with talking drum technologies.

I am also interested in how the tonal language, Yoruba, is set to song, and how this sacred repertoire manifests in Cuba, where devotees no longer speak the language. The Bata Drumset: According to historical sources, the bata drum was introduces or developed in Yoruba land between and years ago.

It is commonly accepted that Sango the 4 th Alaafin of Oyo commissioned the first set of Bata drums. The shape of the wooden frame with which the bata drum is made is usually conical unlike the hourglass. BOOK REVIEWS 1.

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