African lyric poetry in reference to the Ambo traditional poem-songs. by Bronislaw Stefaniszyn

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  • Folk-songs, Ambo (Zambia) -- Criticism, Textual.

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Bibliography: p. 177-178.

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StatementEdited by Alice Diane Coughlan.
LC ClassificationsPL8430.L3595 A47
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, ii, 208 p.
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5121696M
ISBN 100913244074
LC Control Number74195177

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The main body of this book consists of a social and cultural analysis of Ambo songtexts. It is found in Part III (pp. I76), dealing with the following song classes: cimbwasa dance songs; women's songs. Get this from a library. African lyric poetry in reference to the Ambo traditional poem-songs.

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The Ambo are a tiny group in northern Zambia, numbering less than 3, and speaking a language related to Bisa. The hunt is taking them too far for his son to accompany them. A little child has cried: I’ll go with you, father, to cover the pits.

Stay at home, my name-sake, We’re going to many a stream. from Oral Poetry from Africa (). 1 In particular the work song which could have been treated under the present heading.; 2 See Lomax on the general contrasts in this respect between Africa, Europe, the Orient etc.; 3 So far, with a few exceptions, 1 the poetry we have considered has mainly been associated with relatively formal events.

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Börzel, Tanja A. & Ralph Hamann (eds.). traditions provided by Finnegan (, ). The genre of praise poetry, in particular, is not properly represented in this selection, although it is central to most African oral traditions.

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Reviews the book 'African Lyric Poetry. In Reference to the Ambo Traditional Poem-Songs,' by Bronislaw Stefaniszyn and edited by Alice Diane Coughlan. Poems are more than song lyrics, often more complex and certainly more independent—take the music away from most pop song lyrics and they collapse into something very thin, almost transparent.

But that is not to say that a poem can’t be remade into a good song, and since there have been poems, composers and songwriters have set them to music.

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