Ensemble: 1999-04-05-African Cultural Festival

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An African music festival performed at the UNT College of Music Winspear Hall.

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Creation Date: April 5, 1999
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UNT Music Library
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College of Music Recordings
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Place of Publication: Denton, Texas
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  • Creation: April 5, 1999
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An African music festival performed at the UNT College of Music Winspear Hall.

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Department: Music
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"Adzida/Agbobli" a social dance performed for all occasions by the Ewe-speaking people of Ghana, West Africa, especially the Anlos.

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"Tokoe Music and Dance" a puberty dance of the Ga-Adangbe-speaking people of Ghana. The Dance is customarily performed by young girls before their parents will allow them to date.

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"Togo-Atsia Music and Dance" Social music and dance performed for all occasions by the Ewe-speaking people of Togo, West Africa.

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"Adzogbo Music and Dance" a ritual and dance performed by the people of Dahomey during the Shrine Adzohu festival. Today, Adzogbo has spread westward among the Ewe-speaking people of Togo and Ghana.

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"Dagbama/Bamaya Music Procesion" Harvest dance of the Dagbani-speaking and Dagomba-speaking people of the Northern region of Ghana. It is performed during the annual Dsmba festival.

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"Kpanlogo Music and Dance" A recently developed West African social dance performed for all occasions by the Ga tribe of the greater Accra region of Ghana.

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"Bawa Music and Dance" Harvest music performed for all occasions by the Dagarti-speaking people of the upper region of Ghana.

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"Agbekor Music and Dance" A stylized war dance particularly associated with the Anlo-Ewe-speaking people of the southeastern coastal region of Ghana known as the Volta region. It is serious in character and, therefore, is generally reserved for special occasions such as the loss of a warrior in the community or an elderly man's funeral. The word "agbekor" may literally be translated as "life clear" and signifies the life affirming quality of the dance.

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"Kinkah Music" Social music and dance performed for all occasions by the Ewe-Anlo-speaking people of Ghana West Africa.

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Keyword(s): African music
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Series Title: Ensemble Concerts
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UNT Music Library
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College of Music Recordings
Relation (Is Referenced By): College of Music program book 1998-1999 Ensemble Performances Vol. 2, OCLC: 22314779, ARK: ark:/67531/metadc639
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  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 04-05-99_ African Cultural Festival
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc176986
Resource Type: Sound
Format: Audio
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Access: Use restricted to UNT Community