African Writers' Club

West Indian music. African Writers' Club: BBC Africa Services Collection;Conference of Africanists. African Writers' Club: BBC Africa Services Collection

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    sound

  • Duration

    00:32:23

  • Shelf mark

    C134/412

  • Subjects

    Music Programmes

  • Recording date

    unknown

  • Speakers

    unidentified (male)

  • Description

    Item notes : This is a talk about the influence of African music on West Indian music. The speaker talks about the importance placed on rhythm and beat in African music. In the Caribbean and the United States musicians of African descent have developed musical styles that reflect their African heritage. This does not seem to be the final programme for broadcast since some of the items presented are not complete.;Item notes : This is a talk about a conference for Africanists in the Dutch capital. Participants spoke about certain documents held in Europe that record African history. There was just one African participant in the conference.

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West Indian music. African Writers' Club: BBC Africa Services Collection;Conference of Africanists. African Writers' Club: BBC Africa Services Collection

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