Journal of
Music and Dance

  • Abbreviation: J. Music Dance
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2360-8579
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMD
  • Start Year: 2011
  • Published Articles: 23

Table of Content: June, 2015; 5(4)

June 2015

A synchronic study of semantics in selected Akan choral compositions in Ghana

In the performance traditions of choral music in Ghanaian community, understanding the text of the music is but one facet of extremely important aspects in performance. Unfortunately, some of the texts of some recent choral music compositions lack linguistic semantic representations. Performers are only mindful of the rhythm, melody and its associated harmony without even if the meaning of the song is not clear to them....

Author(s): Emmanuel Obed Acquah, Joshua Alfred Amuah, John Francis Annan and James Tsemafo-Arthur