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1

Geography - 2 broad zones: Maghrib and Sub-Saharan

A) North Africa
B) South Africa : Zimbabwe
C) Central and West Africa : Senegal / Ghana / Togo
D) Rural and Urban Africa

2

Characteristics of Mu

Very diverse / related to poetry&dance / functional / integrated in2 community / animism / oral tradition / participatory / improv / complex rhythm / percussion dominates / repetition / timbre / ancestor worship / funerals (affirmation of life) / call & response/ tonal

3

Types of Mu

Songs: Work / Religious / Praise / events

4

Setting for Performances

A

5

Instruments:
Gankoqui (unicorn shaped)
Toke (Banana Shaped)
Axaste (shaker w/bead cover)
Atsimevu ( Tallest Drum ()

Djembe/Luna/Kora/Gankoqui/Toke/Axatse/Atsimevu/Sogo Kroboto/Tododzi/Kidi/Kaganu

6

Ewe Drums

Gankoqui drum: unicorn looking drum (Idiophone)
*MOST IMPORTANT (cant mess up)
-Toke: played with rode (banana shape) (Idiophone)
-Axatse: Goard w/ Beads - Played siting down (idiophone)
-Atsimevu:tallest drum played on its side (Master Drum)
*Sogo /Kroboto/Tododzi/Kidi/Kaganu

7

Dance

Agbekor : military style dance