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

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

Bikutsi on the Məndzáŋ: Dance Music on Xylophone Ensembles

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 dance music played on the xylophone instruments məndzáŋ is vital for the development of guitar-based bikutsi. This chapter discusses these instruments in terms of production, tuning, sound, performance locations, ensemble practice, and the respective changes and developments from the mid-20th century until the time of research.

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Brunner, Anja. Bikutsi on the Məndzáŋ: Dance Music on Xylophone Ensembles. Bikutsi - A Beti Dance Music on the Rise, 1970–1990. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 60-80 Oct 2021. ISBN 9781781797860. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=36063. Date accessed: 28 Nov 2021 doi: 10.1558/equinox.36063. Oct 2021

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