Three principles of timing in Anlo dance drumming
Keywords:Drum -- Ghana, Anlo (African people) -- Music, Ewe (African people) -- Music, Dance -- Ghana, Musical meter and rhythm -- Ghana
AbstractIn Anyako, an island town in southeastern Ghana, the Anlo branch of the Evespeaking people have at least thirty-seven different traditional drum ensembles. Westerners are not familiar with the principles of musical timing in these ensembles. These principles are clearly illustrated in the AtsiÃ£, dance drumming known as Anlo, a stately recreational music said to date from the sixteenth century or earlier
How to Cite
Pantaleoni, Hewitt. 1972. “Three Principles of Timing in Anlo Dance Drumming”. African Music : Journal of the International Library of African Music 5 (2):50-63. https://doi.org/10.21504/amj.v5i2.1419.