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African Music
UNESCO / Published 1974
African Music : A Briefly Annotated Bibliography
African Music and Oral Data : A Catalog of Field Recordings, 1902-1975
Ruth M. Stone / Published 1976
African Music in Perspective
Alan P. Merriam / Published 1981
African Music on Lp; An Annotated Discography
Alan P., Merriam / Published 1970
African Native Music : An Annotated Bibliography,
Douglas Harold. Varley / Published 1970
African pop roots : the inside rhythms of Africa
John Collins
African Rhythm and African Sensibility
Published 1981
African Rock : The Pop Music of a Continent
Chris Stapleton, Chris May / Published 1990
African Roots of Jazz
Fredrick Kaufman, John P. Guckin / Published 1979
African Sanctus : a story of travel and music
David Fanshawe
African Sanctus : a story of travel and music
David Fanshawe
Africa O-Ye! : A Celebration of African Music (A Da Capo Paperback)
Graeme Ewens, et al / Paperback / Published 1992
African Banjo Echoes in Appalachia : A Study of Folk Traditions (Publications of the American Folklore Society. New Series)
Cecelia Conway / Paperback / Published 1995
African Music : A People's Art
Francis Bebey / Paperback / Published 1990
African Rhythm and African Sensibility
John Chernoff / Paperback / Published 1981
African Roots (Traditional Black Music)
Jerry Silverman, Kenneth B. Clark / Library Binding / Published 1993
African Roots (Traditional Black Music)
Jerry Silverman / Paperback / Published 1994
African Stars : Studies in Black South African Performance (Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology Series)
Veit Erlmann / Paperback / Published 1991
African Stars : Studies in Black South African Performance (Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology)
Veit Erlmann / Hardcover / Published 1992
Afropop : An Illustrated Guide to Contemporary African Music
Sean Barlow, et al / Hardcover / Published 1995
Best of World Music:African
Various / Audio CD / Published 1995
Black Chant : Languages of African-American Postmodernism (Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture, 105)
Aldon Lynn Nielsen / Paperback / Published 1997
Black Noise : Rap Music and Black Culture in Contemporary America (Music/Culture)
Tricia Rose / Paperback / Published 1994
Blues People : Negro Music in White America
Imamu Amiri Baraka, et al / Paperback / Published 1983
Breakout : Profiles in African Rhythm
Gary Stewart / Paperback / Published 1992

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The Ceremonial Horns of the Ashanti
Peter Sarpong
Chamber Music by South African Composers in South African Libraries : A Bibliography
Katherine Mallows
Choral music : the Voice of African song :
P. J. Nhlapho
Contemporary African Music in World Perspectives : Some Thoughts on Systematic Musicology and Aculturation [i.e. acculturation]
Nicholas N. Kofie
Conversation With the Blues
Paul Oliver (Editor) / Hardcover / Published 1997
The Da Capo Guide to Contemporary African Music
Ronnie Graham / Paperback / Published 1988
Dancing Prophets : Musical Experience in Tumbuka Healing (Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology)
Steven M. Friedson / Paperback / Published 1996
Drum Music of Akamba
Paul N. Kavyu
Echoes of the Forest : Music of the Central African Pygmies (The Musical Expeditions Series/Book and Compact Disc)
Louis Sarno, Jean-Pierre Hallet / Audio Cassette / Published 1995
Eli Shepperd's Plantation Songs
Eli Shepperd, et al / Paperback / Published 1997
The Ethnomusicology of the Basotho
Sindile Adelgisa Moitse
Ev'Ry Time I Feel the Spirit : 101 Best-Loved Psalms, Gospel Hymns, and Spiritual Songs of the African-American Church
Gwendolin Sims Warren / Hardcover / Published 1998
From Cakewalks to Concert Halls : An Illustrated History of African American Popular Music from 1895 to 1930
Thomas L. Morgan / Paperback / Published 1993
From Jazz to Swing : African-American Jazz Musicians and Their Music, 1890-1935 (Jazz History, Culture, and Criticism Series)
Thomas J. Hennessey / Paperback / Published 1994
From Swing to Soul : An Illustrated History of African American Popular Music from 1930 to 1960
William Barlow, Cheryl Finley / Hardcover / Published 1994
Glossary of Hausa Music and its Social Contexts
David W. Ames
Go Down, Moses : A Celebration of the African-American Spiritual
Richard Newman, et al / Hardcover / Published 1998
Goodtime Kings : Emerging African Pop (Planet Rock Series, Vol. 3)
Billy Bergman / Published 1985
Guji Oromo Culture in Southern Ethiopia : Religious Capabilities in Rituals and Songs
Joseph van de Loo
Hausa Performing Arts and Music
Ziky Kofoworola
The Healing Drum : African Wisdom Teachings
Yaya Diallo, Mitchell Hall / Paperback / Published 1990
Heart & Soul : A Celebration of Black Music Style in America 1930-1975
Bob Merlis, et al / Hardcover / Published 1997
History of Juju Music : A History of African Popular Music from Nigeria
T. Ajayi Thomas / Published 1992
How Sweet the Sound : African-American Songs for Children
Wade Hudson (Illustrator), et al / Paperback / Published 1997
I See the Rhythm : A Story of African American Music
Toyomi Igus, et al / Hardcover / Published 1998
Ignatius Sancho, 1729-1780, an Early African Composer in England : the Collected Editions of His Music in Facsimile
Josephine R.B. Wright / Published 1981
An Introduction to the Music of the Basotho
Robin E. Wells

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Juju : A Social History and Ethnography of an African Popular Music (Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology)
Christopher Alan Waterman / Paperback / Published 1990
Juju; A Social History and Ethnography of an African Popular Music
Christopher Alan Waterman / Hardcover / Published 1990
Juneteenth Texas : Essays in African-American Folklore (Publications of the Texas Folklore Society, No. 54)
Francis Edward Abernethy (Editor), et al / Hardcover / Published 1996
Just Listen to This Song I'm Singing : African-American History Through Song
Jerry Silverman / School & Library Binding / Published 1996
The Last Black Mecca; Hip-Hop
Robert Scoop Jackson / Paperback / Published 1996
Let the Inside Be Sweet : The Interpretation of Music Event Among the Kpelle of Liberia
Ruth M. Stone / Published 1982
The Mandinka Balafon : an Introduction With Notation for Teaching
Lynne Jessup
The Message of African Drumming
Bayo Martins
Music in the Mix : The Story of South African Popular Music
Muff Anderson / Published 1986
The Music of Africa
J. H. Kwabena. Nketia, J. H. Kwabeha Nketia / Paperback / Published 1974
Musical Instruments of Africa; Their Nature, Use, and Place in the Life of a Deeply Musical People
Elisabeth Hoffmann Dietz / Published 1965
Nationalizing Blackness : Afrocubanismo and Artistic Revolution in Havana, 1920-1940 (Pitt Latin American Series)
Robin Moore / Hardcover / Published 1997
Nationalizing Blackness : Afrocubanismo and Artistic Revolution in Havana, 1920-1940 (Pitt Latin American Series)
Robin Moore / Paperback / Published 1997
A New Direction for South African Music Education : A Creative Introduction to African, Indian, and Western Musics
Elizabeth Oehrle
Nigerian Musical Styles : African Rhythm of Unity
Taiwo Ogunade
North African and Middle Eastern Music
Philip D. Schuyler / Published 1987
Perspectives on African music
Playing the Changes : From Afro-Modernism to the Jazz Impulse
Craig Hansen Werner / Hardcover / Published 1994
Playing the Changes : From Afro-Modernism to the Jazz Impulse
Craig Hansen Werner / Paperback / Published 1997
Plays from African Folktales, With Ideas for Acting, Dance, Costumes, and Music
Carol Korty, Sandra Cain / Published 1975
The Power of Black Music : Interpreting Its History from Africa to the United States
Samuel A. Floyd / Hardcover / Published 1995
The Rap Attack : African Jive to New York Hip Hop
David Toop / Published 1985
Rap Attack 2 : African Rap to Global Hip Hop
David Toop / Paperback / Published 1992
The Roots of the Blues : An African Search
Samuel Barclay Charters, Samuel Charters / Paperback / Published 1991
The Singing Man : Adapted from a West African Folktale
Angela Shelf Medearis, Terea Shaffer (Illustrator) / School & Library Binding / Published 1994
Song from the Forest : My Life Among the Ba-Benjelle Pygmies
Louis Sarno / Published 1993
The Soul of Mbira : Music and Traditions of the Shona People of Zimbabwe
Paul F. Berliner / Paperback / Published 1993
South African Dances in Folk Idiom
Edith H. Katzenellenbogen

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Step It Down : Games, Plays, Songs and Stories from the Afro-American Heritage
Bessie Jones, Bess Lomax Hawes / Paperback / Published 1987
Stern's Guide to Contemporary African Music
Ronnie Graham / Published 1991
Studies in African Music
A. M. Jones / Published 1978
Sweet Mother : Modern African Music (Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology)
Wolfgang Bender, Wolfgang Freis / Paperback / Published 1991
Theory of African music
Gerhard Kubik
West African Pop Roots
John Collins / Hardcover / Published 1992
West African Pop Roots
John Collins / Paperback / Published 1992
West African Rhythms for Drumset
Royal Hartigan / Mass Market Paperback / Published 1995
African Music : A Bibliographical Guide to the Traditional, Popular, Art, and Liturgical Musics of Sub-Saharan Africa (African Special Bibliographic)
John Gray / Hardcover / Published 1991
African Music : A Pan-African Annotated Bibliography
Carol Lems-Dworkin / Hardcover / Published 1991 / (Special Order)
African Musicology : Current Trends : A Festschrift Presented to J.H. Kwabena Nketia Vol 1
Jacqueline Cogdell Djedje, William G. Carter (Editor) / Paperback / Published 1989 / (Special Order)
African Polyphony and Polyrhythm : Musical Structure and Methodology
Simha Arom / Hardcover / Published 1991
African Rhythm : A Northern Ewe Perspective
Kofi Agawu / Hardcover / Published 1995 / (Special Order)
African Tribal Music & Dances
Various / Audio CD / Published 1991 / (Special Order)
Afrika My Music : An Autobiography 1957-1983
Es'Kia Mphahlele / Paperback / Published 1986 / (Special Order)
All Hands on : An Introduction to West African Percussion Assembles
Lynn Jessup, Lynne Jessup / Paperback / Published 1998
Best of World Music: African
Various / Audio Cassette / Published 1995 / (Special Order)
Biographical Dictionary of Afro-American and African Musicians
Eileen Southern / Hardcover / Published 1982
The Blues Is a Feeling : Voices and Visions of African-American Blues Musicians
James Fraher / Hardcover / Published 1998
Choral Arrangements of the African-American Spirituals : Historical Overview and Annotated Listings (Music Reference Collection , No 66)
Patricia Johnson Trice / Hardcover / Published 1998
Choral Music by African American Composers : A Selected, Annotated Bibliography
Evelyn Davidson White (Compiler) / Hardcover / Published 1996
Comes the Voyager at Last : A Tale of Return to Africa (African Writers Library)
Kofi N. Awoonor / Hardcover / Published 1992 / (Special Order)
Dancing Prophets : Musical Experience in Tumbuka Healing (Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology)
Steven M. Friedson / Hardcover / Published 1996
Dancing Spirits : Rhythms and Rituals of Haitian Vodun, the Rada Rite (Contributions to the Study of Music and Dance, No 42)
Gerdes Fleurant / Hardcover / Published 1996
Domino Traditional Children's Songs Proverbs and Culture From the American Virgin Islands
Karen S. Ellis / Audio Cassette / Published 1990
Domino Traditional Children's Songs Proverbs and Culture From the American Virgin Islands
Karen S. Ellis / Paperback / Published 1990 / (Special Order)

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Drum Damba : Talking Drum Lessons (Performance in World Music Series)
David Locke / Hardcover / Published 1990
Drum Damba : Talking Drum Lessons (Performance in World Music Series, No 2)
David Locke, Abubakari Lunna / Paperback / Published 1990 / (Special Order)
Drum Gahu : An Introduction to African Rhythm
David Locke / Hardcover / Published 1998
Drum Gahu! : A Systematic Method for an African Percussion Piece
David. Locke / Paperback / Published 1987 / (Special Order)
The Drummer's Path : African and Diaspora Percussive Music/Compact Disc
Sule Greg Wilson / Hardcover / Published 1994 / (Special Order)
The Healing Drum : African Ceremonial and Ritual Music/Cassette
Yaya Diallo / Audio Cassette / Published 1989 / (Special Order)
The Healing Drum : African Cremonial and Ritual Music/Compact Disc
Yaya Diallo / Hardcover / Published 1994 / (Special Order)
Homeland:African Music
Various / Audio CD / Published 1989 / (Special Order)
Ibibio Music in Nigerian Culture
Samuel E. Akpabot / Hardcover / Published 1975 / (Special Order)
In the Time of Cannibals : The Word Music of South Africa's Basotho Migrants (Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology)
David B. Coplan / Hardcover / Published 1994 / (Special Order)
In the Time of Cannibals : The Word Music of South Africa's Basotho Migrants (Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology)
David B. Coplan / Paperback / Published 1994 / (Special Order)
Juju : A Social History and Ethnography of an African Popular Music
Christopher Waterman / Audio Cassette / Published 1990 / (Special Order)
Juju Master Mbe African Music Glory Y
I.K. Dairo / Audio CD / Published 1996 / (Special Order)
Kings of African Music
Various / Audio CD / Published 1997 / (Special Order)
Kodaly,Khatchaturian,Durufle,Bolcom
South African Music / Audio CD / Published 1997
Kpegisu : A War Drum of the Ewe
David Locke, Godwin Agbeli / Paperback / Published 1992 / (Special Order)
Kpegisu : A War Drum of the Ewe (Performance in World Music, No 7)
David Locke / Hardcover / Published 1992 / (Special Order)
Lyrics of Basotho Migrants
David B. Coplan (Translator), Seakhi Santho (Translator) / Paperback / Published 1995 / (Special Order)
Mandiani Drum and Dance : Djimbe Performance and Black Aesthetics from Africa to the New World (Performance in World Music Series No 9)
Mark Sunkett / Paperback / Published 1995 / (Special Order)
Mandiani Drum and Dance : Djimbe Performance and Black Aesthetics from Africa to the New World/Audio Cassette (Performance in World Music Series)
Mark Sunkett / Hardcover / Published 1995 / (Special Order)
More Than Drumming : Essays on African and Afro-Latin American Music and Musicians (Contributions in Afro-American & African Studies No 80)
Irene V. Jackson (Editor) / Hardcover / Published 1985
Music Among the 3U''Wa-Si and Related Peoples of Namibia, Botswana, and Angola (Harvard Dissertations in Folklore and Oral Tradition)
Nicholas M. England / Hardcover / Published 1995 / (Special Order)
Nightsong : Performance, Power, and Practice in South Africa (Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology)
Veit Erlmann / Hardcover / Published 1996 / (Special Order)
Nightsong : Performance, Power, and Practice in South Africa (Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology)
Veit Erlmann / Paperback / Published 1996 / (Special Order)
Planet Africa-World of African Music
Various / Audio CD / Published 1992 / (Special Order)
Planet Africa-World of African Music
Various / Audio Cassette / Published 1992 / (Special Order)
Pop Music from Africa Vol. 1
African Youth Band / Audio Cassette / Published 1992 / (Special Order)
Pop Music from Africa Vol.1
African Youth Band / Audio CD / Published 1991 / (Special Order)
Queens of African Music
Various / Audio CD / Published 1997 / (Special Order)

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The Roots of the Blues : An African Search
Samuel Barclay Charters / Hardcover / Published 1981 / (Special Order)
Rough Guide to North African Music
Various / Audio CD / Published 1998 / (Special Order)
Rough Guide to West African Music
Various / Audio CD / Published 1996 / (Special Order)
Rough Guide to West African Music
Various / Audio Cassette / Published 1997 / (Special Order)
Seize the Dance : Performance Ethnography/Baaka Modernity
Michelle Robin Kisliuk / Hardcover / Published 1998
South African Music Encyclopedia Vol 1
Malan / Hardcover / Published 1982 / (Special Order)
Sweet Mother
Paperback / Published 1991
The World of African Music
Hardcover / Published 1992 / (Special Order)
The World of African Music (Stern's Guide to Contemporary African Music, Vol 2)
Ronnie Graham / Hardcover / Published 1992
Xhosa music : its techniques and instruments, with a collection of songs
David Dargie
Yoruba drumming : the Dun dun tradition
Akin Euba


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