African and Afro-American Drums

African and Afro-American Drums

produced by Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 (Folkways Records, 1954), 1 hour 1 mins

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Field of Interest
American Music

African and Afro-American Drums is an examination of African drumming and its influence on the music of the Americas. Representing eight countries in the American continents, Harold Courlander has compiled an anthology of drum music from three continents and explores its various uses as well as chronicles the evolution of drum music. Extensive liner notes accompany this album and include a transcription of Haitian Juba Dance drums by George Herzog.

Content Type
Music recording
1 hour 1 mins
Sub Genre
Traditional, Drumming, Ritual Dance, African Drumming
Folkways Records
Harold Courlander, 1908-1996
Release Date
American Music, World Music, Music & Performing Arts, American Studies, Folk Music, United States and Canada, Música Folk, Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá
Keywords and Translated Subjects
Música Folk, Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá

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