JOHN BLACKING, and contemporary African musicology, reflections, reviews, analyses and prospects

: Mapaya (M.) & Mugovhani (N.) eds.

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240pp., paperback, Centre for Advanced Studies of African Society (CASAS) Book Series 126, Cape Town, 2018


Contributions include:
"Connecting the Past and the Present: musical language of Mato and invocation of ancestral presence in healing amongst the Vhavenda of South Africa" by Mudzunga Junniah Davhula
"Indigenous Protest Lyrics in Women's Musical Performances: a perspective of a kind of gender activism" by Elelwani Ramaite-Mafadza
"Folklore: a foundation for cultural performances with reference to the indigenous music of the youth of Limpopo Province, South Africa" by Mokgale Makgopa
"From Dusty Streets to Educational Institutions: a case of Northern Sotho indigenous music" by Moloko Sepota.

Madimade Geoff Mapaya is Head of the Music Department and a founding member of the Indigenous Music and Oral History Project at the University of Venda.
Ndwamato George Mugovhani is Professor in Music and Head of the Performing Arts Department at the Tshwane University of Technology.