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Select two African drumming cultures(Ga kpanlogo and Ewe) to discuss.Compare and contrast ,discussing their musical similarities
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Just like in any form of cultures, these two techniques have their pros and cons in terms of how they would influence the people. While one of the forms is progressive and able to adopt the future… Ga Kpanlogo has its origin in the capital city of Ghana, Accra, given this is the traditional home of the Ga people whose culture is manifested here (Lewis 2002,…
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Jazz History-1
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For a musician to be considered truly “influential” it seems he or she must satisfy two conditions: first, possess a talent no one else has, and second, find a way of expressing that talent on an instrument. When musicians make innovative and appealing changes to the way an… As a drummer myself, I can attest to the difficulty of creating unique ways of rhythm…
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Ga Kpanlogo and Ewe.Traditional West African dance and music techniques
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While one of the forms is progressive and able to adopt the future orientation, the other seems to be quite static. This piece of work will be able to make an analysis of both Ga Kpanlogo and ewe in their musical context and further find out their influence in the society. … Comparison of Ga Kpanlogo and Ewe Drumming culture Ga Kpanlogo and Ewe are more or…
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Read chapter Three 3 and answer the questions
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Name: Student number: 1. The griots or jalolu, musicians of the Mande tribe, serve three other functions as well. What are those functions? Of these three functions, which is the most important? The lambango serves a function in fulfilling this most important duty.… The reason that they are capable of recording history is due to their ability to create song…
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Drummer Boy; The impact of drummers in the black church
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Actually, different persons take part in music making where they make distinct and relevant contributions. This emanates from the reality that any music describes the applied music style, history of the… The paper will consequently describe the subject’s musical style, history, influence, plans, and repertoire and draw my personal comments. The black church…
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Drummer Boy The impact of drummers in the black church
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Drummer Boy; The Impact of Drummers in the Black Church There are variant aspects in music-making and musical performances. Actually, different persons take part in music making where they make distinct and relevant contributions.… This paper analyses drummer boy and his involvement in the black church. The paper will rely on answers from drummer boy’s…
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The Music Of The Worlds Peoples 3rd Ed
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The essay "The Music Of The World’s Peoples 3rd Ed" analyzes the music culture of Shona, Baaka, Dagbamba, Ewe music culture and the Agbekor. The Agbekor is a West African type of music that involves singing and drumming. It originated as a war dance among the Ewe-speaking people.… The people of the Baaka used music to maintain their culture. To them,…
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History
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Although some historians argue that Persian wars were the Greece defining moment as opposed to the Peloponnesian War, I agree with the… Another reason why the Peloponnesian War was a defining moment in the Greek history is that it resulted in devastating economic costs that caused wide spread poverty across both the Peloponnese and Athens. Athens was…
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History
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It includes an explanation of reasons for the events to happen. History offers information concerning both in the phenomena of life and those of natural world. Through history, man is able to understand many… History assists in getting the truthful representation of various activities that happened in the past. One of the significant characteristics of history…
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History
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With all its undertakings in general, American history seems to exhibit both the strengths and the weaknesses of the United States as a nation in response to socio-political influences from within itself and the neighboring countries or civilization of the ancient or recent… Having complex roots to analyze, I think that studying America would prove both…
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History
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History Progressivism in the United States of America was a broad reform movement that culminated at the beginning of the twentieth century. This movement is generally viewed as reformist and middle class in nature. In fact it was a response to the drastic changes modernization had brought.… It is no wonder that hardly the first serious book on Progressive Era…
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History
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During this period, Europeans aggressively explored the world around them (Arnold, 2002, 2). During the early part of the 15th century… During the Middle Ages, Europeans had become keenly aware of the wealth existing outside of Europe, particularly in the Far East. Moreover, improvements in navigation and maritime technology during the 1400s meant that…
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The History and Practices of Voodoo
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Professor Name 3 May 2011 New to Voodoo Cloaked in mystery and shrouded in suspicion, the mention of voodoo often conjures images of zombies, stick pin dolls, and bloody sacrifices in the minds of many Americans. These images are at once seductive and terrifying because of their exotic and alien nature.… In the documentary, Witchcraft & Magic, Patrick Macnee…
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History
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The history of this region is one of the oldest in the world. The culture is thus very strong and rich. The different power regimes throughout history have given their unique cultural to this region. Language:… Religious Concepts: The religious concepts of this region are also very unique as compared to the rest of the world. This is again due to the lack of…
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History
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I have developed fascination towards ancient history, particularly to both ancient Rome and Greece. It was my volunteer field-trip to Greece during my school days that… I think history is fascinating and one can learn about the reason why one thinks, acts and even speaks as one goes through the various episodes of history. I think some of my previous…
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HISTORY
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Among the ancient rulers two names stand out one a Greek in Alexander the Great, and the other a Roman in Julius Caesar. Of the two Alexander is more, as he extended Greek influence into… Alexander thus was a far better war tactician than Caesar. However when comparing merits as a ruler, it is not just war exploits and successes that need to be considered, but…
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History
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Not just today, changes have been part of human lives since the early days. Among the various form of changes, influential impacts are brought in with the technological… Yet, new inventions and technological up-gradations are important. Neil Postman has identified a framework that has five factors that he thought is essential for any technological…
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History
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Baroque is known as the age of artistic style exaggerating motion and detail just to highlight the drama of other forms or artistic expressions such as music, painting, and so on. The book “Age of the Baroque, 1610 – 1660”, written by Carl J. Friedrich, explores the idea… It is at this point that one could say that the Author is trying to establish an…
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History
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Liberal social policies have come under constant attack from the conservative right, as organizations representing the rights of special… The era of the Southern Reagan Democrat was ushered in by racist attitudes that perpetuated the stereotypes about race, poverty, and the deterioration of the inner city. The conservative movement of the last half of the 20th…
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HISTORY
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Post civil war, the American countries faced a tough time. As the region was worst affected by war, there were certain restrictions in terms of improvement. Many campaigns were conducted to build “New… The aim of Grady was to develop a dynamic and prosperous country. After the fire accident in the year 1864, the city of Atlanta raised to a much beautiful and…
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HISTORY
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He is the first king in history whose name is followed by the word ‘Great’ {‘Vazraka’ in ancient Persian, and ‘Bozorg’ in modern Persian}. Cyrus was born into… He was crowned King of Anshan after the death of his father in 559 BC. He soon started on a series of great achievements that marked his 29-year reign as the greatest in Persian history (Wikipedia.org,…
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History
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The manifesto consisted of ninety-five theses. That day was the Feast of All Saints in which pious folk came to venerate the precious relics of… Luther stated that the indulgences have only one merit, which is to bring money to the church. He also attacked the theological teachings of Catholicism. He stated that true contrition means being open to doing…
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History
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It has aptly been stated that refined pieces of art and literature serve as the reflection of life, and depict the same they observe in their natural, social and physical surroundings. Art and literature not only draw out the talent, proficiency, hard efforts and dedication of… Since these pieces serve as the most powerful, reliable and authentic sources of…
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History
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History and Political Science (The US Constitution) The United States constitution is a legal and philosophical document born out of the necessities of a wartime condition. It was the result of the aspirations of the American people to be free and rid of the tyranny of the British monarchy which they saw as unjust.… At the core of the issue was their original…
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History
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I. 1. The Rough Rider in the White House (1901-1909) refers to Theodore Roosevelt. He became the youngest president of the United States when President William McKinley was assassinated in September 1901. He was committed to make the government to work for the people and to regulated the great business trusts to foster fair competition without socializing the free enterprise system.…
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