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A Transplanted Musical Practice Flourishing in the African Diaspora

George Worlasi and Kwasi Dor

in West African Drumming and Dance in North American Universities: An Ethnomusicological Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039140
eISBN:
9781621039952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039140.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter 6 draws on the Ghanaian Ewe conception of “planting a musical genre”—wudodo. So, West African dance drumming is metaphorically a transplanted genre that continues to flourish and “bear ... More


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