African music: new challenges, new vocations
This publication covers the variety of African music, as well as its historical and geographical roots. The second part focuses on African music at the dawn of globalization and the impact of the Internet on music in general. Lastly, a third part examines the main challenges for the future such as: developing the music industry and the performing arts, safeguarding the ancestral heritage, preventing piracy, including illegal downloads from online services, and protecting the artists and their work. A thorough list of recordings made throughout various African countries is included.--Publisher's description.
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Spatial distribution of the various aesthetics
African music today
Chapter 2The main challenges
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