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The establishment of a musical tradition : meaning, value and social process in the South African history of Handel's Messiah.
Handel's Messiah occupies a unique position in the musical life of South Africa. No item from the canon of 'classical' European choral music has been performed more often, over a longer period of time, and in a wider ...
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 ...
Namibian music and dance as ngoma in arts education.
The aim of this thesis is to explore Namibian music and dance, to gain understanding of the character of different practices and through this, to provide teachers and learners in schools with materials suitable for use ...
A case for creativity in elementary music education.
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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 ...
From the ladder to the mountain : Arnold Schoenberg's religious odyssey.
The study traces Arnold Schoenberg's spiritual journey as he moves from his oratorio Die Jakobsleiter, through his nonmusical drama Der biblische Weg to the opera Moses und Aron. These works span the years from approximately ...
Indian South African popular music, the broadcast media, and the record industry, 1920-1983.
This thesis is an historiographical and sociological study of Indian South African broadcasting and the music industry between 1924 and 1983. A multilevel approach which integrates empirical and cultural materialist ...
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 ...
Generic style music preferences of urban South African students.
The purpose of this exploratory study was to measure the music preferences of South African, junior secondary students and to find out what variables had an influence on their music preference decisions. LeBlanc's (1982) ...