Problems of pitch, pattern and harmony in the ocarina music of the Venda

John Blacking

Abstract


This paper aims both to describe some features of Venda ocarina music and to relate these findings to a problem of method in ethno-musicology.

Keywords


Ocarina music -- South Africa ; Venda (African people) -- Music ; Musical instruments -- Africa ; Musical pitch ; Harmony ; Melody -- Africa

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21504/amj.v2i2.583

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