Catalogue


Jamaican music /
Michael Burnett.
imprint
London : Oxford University Press, 1982.
description
48 pages : illustrations, music ; 19 x 25 cm.
ISBN
0193213338, 9780193213333
format(s)
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series title
imprint
London : Oxford University Press, 1982.
isbn
0193213338
9780193213333
contents note
Introducing Jamaica -- Island in the sun -- Where is Jamaica? -- What is Jamaica like? -- The Jamaican people -- Exports -- Jamaica and its past -- The Maroons -- Pirates -- Abolition of slavery -- Independence -- Introducing Jamaican music -- How Jamaican music began -- The music of the Arawaks -- Music from Africa -- Music in Jamaica now -- Folk music -- Reggae -- Festival -- Radio -- Jamaican folk instruments -- Drums -- Other percussion instruments -- Wind instruments -- String instruments -- Religious music -- Kumina -- The purpose of a kumina meeting -- Where kumina came from -- Revivalism -- The Great Revival -- A Revivalist ceremony -- The Rastafarians -- Drums -- Rhythms -- Other instruments -- What Rastas believe -- Famous Rasta musicians -- Music for work and play -- Worksongs -- The singer man -- Worksongs today -- Children's singing games -- Ring games -- Anancy -- Spiderman -- Anancy and Cow -- Dance music and reggae -- Dance music -- Bruckins -- Tambo -- Jonkunnu -- Quadrille -- Mento -- Reggae -- The ingredients of reggae -- The development of reggae -- Ska -- Rock steady -- Reggae in Jamaica now -- Reggae in Britain.
abstract
An illustrated history of Jamaican music, its origins, development and instruments. Includes religious music, worksongs, singing games, dance music and reggae. For ages 11-14.
catalogue key
11627291
 
Bibliography and discography: page 48.
Gift; Lorna Goodison and J. Edward Chamberlin; RB337454.
A Look Inside
Summaries
Unpaid Annotation
These short illustrated information books are designed to explore a range of musical topics of interest to 11-14 year-olds. The books can be used in a variety of ways: for example, three together might form the core for class, group or individual work. For older children, the books would be a useful source of reference for examination projects.
Table of Contents
Introducing Jamaica
Island in the sunp. 4
Where is Jamaica?p. 4
What is Jamaica like?p. 4
The Jamaican peoplep. 5
Exportsp. 5
Jamaica and its pastp. 7
The Maroonsp. 7
Piratesp. 8
Abolition of slaveryp. 8
Independencep. 9
Questions and projectsp. 6
Introducing Jamaican music
How Jamaican music beganp. 12
The music of the Arawaksp. 12
Music from Africap. 12
Music from Britainp. 13
Music in Jamaica nowp. 14
Folk musicp. 14
Reggaep. 14
Festivalp. 14
Radiop. 14
Jamaican folk instrumentsp. 15
Drumsp. 15
Other percussion instrumentsp. 15
Wind instrumentsp. 15
String instrumentsp. 17
Questions and projectsp. 13
Religious music
Kuminap. 20
The purpose of a kumina meetingp. 20
Where kumina came fromp. 21
Revivalismp. 22
The Great Revivalp. 22
A Revivalist ceremonyp. 24
The Rastafariansp. 26
Drumsp. 27
Rhythmsp. 27
Other instrumentsp. 28
What Rastas believep. 28
Famous Rasta musiciansp. 28
Questions and projectsp. 22
Music for work and play
Worksongsp. 31
The singer manp. 31
Worksongs todayp. 32
Children's singing gamesp. 33
Ring gamesp. 33
Anancyp. 35
Spidermanp. 35
Anancy and Cowp. 36
Questions and projectsp. 32
Dance music and reggae
Dance musicp. 38
Bruckinsp. 38
Tambop. 39
Jonkunnup. 39
Quadrillep. 39
Mentop. 39
Reggaep. 42
The ingredients of reggaep. 43
The development of reggaep. 43
Skap. 43
Rock steadyp. 44
Reggae in Jamaica nowp. 44
Reggae in Britainp. 45
Questions and projectsp. 40
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