Ensemble: 1999-04-05-African Cultural Festival Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Ensemble: 1999-04-05-African Cultural Festival
  • Series Title Ensemble Concerts

Creator

  • Director: Alorwoyie, Gideon Foli
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Performer: African American Unity Ensemble
    Creator Type: Organization
  • Performer: Ladzekpo Brothers African Music and Dance Company
    Creator Type: Organization
  • Performer: Sankofa Cultural Dance Company
    Creator Type: Organization

Contributor

  • Composer: Anonymous
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Adzida/ Agbobli Music Procession
  • Composer: Anonymous
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Tokoe Music and Dance
  • Composer: Anonymous
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Togo-Atsia Music and Dance
  • Composer: Anonymous
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Adzogbo Music and Dance
  • Composer: Anonymous
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Dagbama/ Bamaya Music Procesion
  • Composer: Anonymous
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Kpanlogo Music and Dance
  • Composer: Anonymous
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Bawa Music and Dance
  • Composer: Anonymous
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Agbekor Music and Dance
  • Composer: Anaonymous
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Kinkah Music

Publisher

  • Name: University of North Texas. College of Music.
    Place of Publication: Denton, Texas

Date

  • Creation: 1999-04-05

Language

  • Other

Description

  • Content Description: An African music festival performed at the UNT College of Music Winspear Hall.

Subject

  • Keyword: African music

Relation

  • Is Referenced By: College of Music program book 1998-1999 Ensemble Performances Vol. 2, OCLC: 22314779, ARK: ark:/67531/metadc639

Collection

  • Name: College of Music Recordings
    Code: COMR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Music Library
    Code: UNTML

Rights

  • Rights Access: unt

Resource Type

  • Sound

Format

  • Audio

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: 04-05-99_ African Cultural Festival
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc176986

Degree

  • Academic Department: Music

Note

  • Display Note: "Adzida/Agbobli" a social dance performed for all occasions by the Ewe-speaking people of Ghana, West Africa, especially the Anlos.
  • Display Note: "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.
  • Display Note: "Togo-Atsia Music and Dance" Social music and dance performed for all occasions by the Ewe-speaking people of Togo, West Africa.
  • Display Note: "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.
  • Display Note: "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.
  • Display Note: "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.
  • Display Note: "Bawa Music and Dance" Harvest music performed for all occasions by the Dagarti-speaking people of the upper region of Ghana.
  • Display Note: "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.
  • Display Note: "Kinkah Music" Social music and dance performed for all occasions by the Ewe-Anlo-speaking people of Ghana West Africa.