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The South African Blue Notes : bebop, mbaqanga, apartheid and the exiling of a musical imagination.
During the middle decades of the twentieth century, the exiling from South Africa of jazz musicians, including The Blue Notes, brought the discourses of local jazz, its performance culture and repertoires, to international ...
Archiving the cultural legacy of mbira dzavadzimu in the context of kuriva guva and dandaro practices.
This thesis focuses on archiving cultural legacy of Shona mbira dzaVadzimu in the context of kurova guva and dandaro practices. The study is informed by archive theory which provides insights on how to collect and archive ...
Darwinizing the philosophy of music education.
Educational philosophy generally and the Philosophy of Music Education in particular have been slow to consider in any real depth the findings of those sciences most concerned with explaining human nature, that is, the ...
The re-emergence of Amahubo song styles and ideas in some modern Zulu musical styles.
Amahubo songs are at the centre of the traditional Zulu cultural, religious and political lives. Their age is often associated with the very "beginning" of things, when the very first Zulu people emerged from the bed ...
Hippies, radicals and sounds of silence : cultural dialectics at two South African universities, 1966-1976.
This study explores the impact of the counter culture on students at two Anglophone universities in the 1960s and 70s. It focuses on the social and historical differences that predisposed English speaking youth to metropolitan ...
Mhande dance in kurova guva and mutoro rituals : an efficacious and symbolic enactment of Karanga epistemology.
This thesis is an ethnography of mhande dance as a dynamic phenomenon that enunciates Karanga belief and normative values that are enacted through performance of mhande dance in its chief indigenous contexts: the kurova ...