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

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

Performing Beti "Village" Music: The Bikutsi of Les Vétérans

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

Anja Brunner [+-]
University of Bern
Anja Brunner is Assistant for Cultural Anthropology of Music, Department of Musicology at the University of Bern.

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Les Vétérans are the most important music group in the 1980s concerning the development of bikutsi on electric guitars. Chapter 6 discusses their performances and music, thereby presenting the highly relevant concept of animation (fr.) for popular dance music in Cameroon. Furthermore, this chapter introduces and discusses the role of the specific cultural intermediaries who enabled the music group’s success.

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Brunner, Anja. Performing Beti "Village" Music: The Bikutsi of Les Vétérans. Bikutsi - A Beti Dance Music on the Rise, 1970–1990. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 105-139 Nov 2021. ISBN 9781781797860. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=36065. Date accessed: 18 Oct 2021 doi: 10.1558/equinox.36065. Nov 2021

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