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Traditional Nigerian musical instruments.

S. I. O. Okita

Traditional Nigerian musical instruments.

by S. I. O. Okita

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Published by Centre for Nigerian Culture Studies in Zaria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Musical instruments -- Nigeria -- Exhibitions

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesExhibition of traditional Nigerian musical instruments.
      ContributionsCentre for Nigerian Cultural Studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML544 .O45 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination7 leaves ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1489794M
      LC Control Number93161487

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Traditional Musical Instruments. African musical instruments are traditional instruments made by Africans and used by African for various purposes. There are many traditional musical instruments in our various communities. Below are some of them. You are viewing an excerpt of this lesson.

Subscribing to the subject will give you access to the. Idiophonic instruments are the easiest to play and to source and construct.

One of the oldest is the Gankogui, a bell instrument played by the Ewe people of from forged iron, the double bell is gonged with a wooden stick to make a deep resonating sound, the basic skeleton of all orchestral music played in Togo, Ghana and Benin.

In general, southern Nigerian traditional music is classified differently from Western music, particularly in terms of the instruments influencing the classifications of genres, as well as the specific purposes for which the music is intended (for example court, martial music, funeral dirges, celebrations, sport and recreational music, and ritual music.

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The Hausa use instruments like the talking drum, armpit drum, and ivory horn. Music is a part of the Nigerian culture and that of Africa as a whole. Music has always had its place in the lives of the peoples of various ethnic groups of Nigeria.

It is the food of the soul that provides a sort of tolerated tonic that soothes the heart – aching and troubled mind. Traditional instruments in Botswana. As mentioned, traditional instruments are not uniform among the various cultural groups of Botswana.

In fact, only a few instruments are common throughout the country. For example, despite being simple to construct, the musical bow is only common among the Basarwa (San) people of Botswana.

13 Examples of social and religious uses of music in Igbo land include those that accompany initiation rites into the masquerade cult (egwu mgba). Prominent musical instruments in Igbo land include ngedegwu, (a xylophone made of wooden planks laid on a banana tree resonator), ekwe (a wooden, slit drum).

You might not know this, but Nigeria has many fascinating local musical instruments. Each of them played important roles in the history of Nigerian music, and we want to tell you more about them. Find out about 13 unique musical instruments and their names, so that you can feel closer to the heritage of your country.

Other instruments found in the northern region are Jew’s harps, flute, reed instruments, the kakaki (a bass trumpet over ten feet long) and the kananngo drum. In Nigeria’s diverse middle states, there are rich traditions of balafon or xylophone.

In the delta region, they have lush-sounding vocal music with the accompaniment of large and deeply resonant drums.

Although percussion instruments are omnipresent, Nigeria's traditional music uses a number of diverse instruments. Many, such as the xylophone, are an integral part of music across West Africa, while others are imports from the Muslims of the Maghreb, or from Southern or East Africa; other instruments have arrived from Europe or the awards: Headies, NEA, CPEA.

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Although it was through the Church that the concept of music as a contemplative art received widespread popularity in Nigeria, it was left to the efforts of formally trained composers and musicologists to forge new idioms and styles in their works to develop a modern tradition of Nigerian Art Music.

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—Malcolm X European and European-American art galleries display African art, but they usually fail to name the artists. They credit tribes or regions with the production of works of art, but File Size: KB. Some of the earliest sources on African music are archaeological. Although musical instruments made of vegetable materials have not survived in the deposits of sub-Saharan climatic zones, archaeological source material on Nigerian music has been supplied by the representations of musical instruments on stone or terra-cotta from Ife, Yorubaland.

These representations show. Search gives the lyrics of over traditional spirituals. Shop to acquire books and records of spirituals. Before The tunes and the beats, before The tunes and the beats of negro spirituals and Gospel songs are highly influenced by the music of their actual cultural environment.

It means that their styles are continuously changing. The ethnic groups in Nigeria influence Folk Music. Most of the traditional music from Nigeria and throughout Africa is almost always performed to mark a ritual such as a wedding or funeral.

Many Nigerians, children and elderly, play instruments for their own amusement. However, solo performances are not common.Many Africanisms -- languages, funerary customs, and foodstuffs -- were brought to the Americas, but it is the African rhythms, created by musical instruments, that have enriched and enlivened the world's musical vocabulary.

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