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: March 2012; 2(1)

March 2012

Ditlhaka music learning and practices through transmission among the Batlokwa and Balete of Botswana

  Based on ongoing field research into Botswana music and dance, this article deliberates on information found out on ditlhaka (river - reeds) traditional music as practiced by the Balete and Batlokwa of South Eastern Botswana. The paper was conceived from tribal collaborations between ethnomusicology music classes’ village excursions and the respondents in an effort to understand Balete and...

Author(s): Otukile Sindiso Phibion

March 2012

Dancers' perceptions of injuries

  Dance socioculture encourages dancers to perform through pain and injury and influences whether dancers will take time off in the event of an injury. The purpose of this study was to examine the impact dancers' mind-set and enculturation had on their decision to continue to train and perform through injury. Fifteen trained dancers (5 males and 10 females), age 27.7±14.25 years, completed a survey...

Author(s): Debra C. Rivera, Jeffrey L. Alexander, Guy M. Nehrenz and Betty J. Fields