Bikutsi - A Beti Dance Music on the Rise, 1970–1990 - Anja Brunner

Bikutsi - A Beti Dance Music on the Rise, 1970–1990 - Anja Brunner

Introduction: Putting Bikutsi in Context

Bikutsi - A Beti Dance Music on the Rise, 1970–1990 - Anja Brunner

Anja Brunner [+-]
University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna
Anja Brunner is an ethnomusicologist at the Music and Minorities Research Center at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna.

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The introduction discusses the context of bikutsi as a popular music genre. For this purpose, popular music is defined as processual and as local and cosmopolitan.Furthermore, the introduction outlines the social, political and historical and postcolonial conditions in Cameroon, and gives insight into the archival and ethnographic research the book is based on.

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Brunner, Anja. Introduction: Putting Bikutsi in Context. Bikutsi - A Beti Dance Music on the Rise, 1970–1990. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 1-18 Nov 2021. ISBN 9781781797860. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=36060. Date accessed: 21 Oct 2021 doi: 10.1558/equinox.36060. Nov 2021

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