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160075 VO Musical Cultures and Research in Malawi (2020W)

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Details

Language: English

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Friday 09.10. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 1 Musikwissenschaft UniCampus Hof 9, 3G-EG-09
Friday 16.10. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 1 Musikwissenschaft UniCampus Hof 9, 3G-EG-09
Friday 23.10. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 1 Musikwissenschaft UniCampus Hof 9, 3G-EG-09
Friday 30.10. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 1 Musikwissenschaft UniCampus Hof 9, 3G-EG-09
Friday 06.11. 11:30 - 13:00 Digital
Friday 13.11. 11:30 - 13:00 Digital
Friday 20.11. 11:30 - 13:00 Digital
Friday 27.11. 11:30 - 13:00 Digital
Friday 04.12. 11:30 - 13:00 Digital
Friday 11.12. 11:30 - 13:00 Digital
Friday 18.12. 11:30 - 13:00 Digital
Friday 08.01. 11:30 - 13:00 Digital
Friday 15.01. 11:30 - 13:00 Digital
Friday 22.01. 11:30 - 13:00 Digital

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The course introduces students to musical traditions in south-east Africa and field methods in preparation of their excursion next year to Malawi. A change from face-to-face teaching to online teaching is possible any time, depending on the pandemic situation.

Assessment and permitted materials

Oral exam (online)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Reading list

Kubik, Gerhard, and Moya Aliya Malamusi
2001 „Malawi“, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and
Musicians, Stanley Sadie ed., London: MacMillan

Kubik, Gerhard (with Moya Aliya Malamusi, Lidiya Malamusi and
Donald Kachamba
1987 Malawian Music -- A framework for analysis.
Zomba: Centre for Social Research, University
of Malawi

Malamusi Moya A.
1999 From Lake Malawi to the Zambezi. Aspects of
Music and Oral Literature in South -- East Africa.
CD with pamphlet, pamap 602, LC 07203.
Frankfurt/Mainz: popular african music

2011 Endangered Traditions – Endangered Creativity.
A CD/DVD documentation. Frankfurt: popular
african music

2015 The Banjo Bands of Malawi. DVD with PDF booklet
78 min., Sparta: N.J. Stefan Grossmann’s Guitar
Workshop

2019 “Continuity and change in south-east African
musical traditions” In: Music Traditions, Change and
Creativity in Africa Giorgio Adamo and Alessandro
Cosentino, ed. Roma: Neoclassica SRL, pp. 21-32

Tracey, Andrew
1999 “Kambazithe Makolekole and his valimba group: a
glimps, of the technique of the Sena xylophone”,
African Music, 7 (1): 82--104

Association in the course directory

BA: ETH-V, POP-V, FRE
MA: M02, M03, M04, M05, M08, M11, M13
EC: MDW2, POP2

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