• Die Kunst des mbira-Spiels. The Art of Mbira Playing. Harmonische Struktur und Patternbildung in der Lamellophonmusik der Shona in Zimbabwe

  • The book discusses the harmonic structure of mbira music and the motional-rhythmic patterns which are characteristic features of its performance practice. Earlier descriptions of the underlying chord sequences are discussed and a systematic interpretation of the harmonic progressions is presented. An English summary of the main findings is included.

  • PDF

  • http://phaidra.kug.ac.at/o:69186

  • Book Part

  • Published Version

  • 2004

  • 1-300

  • Schneider

  • German

  • Open access

  • Shona; Zimbabwe; mbira; lamellophone; harmonic structure; chord progressions; musical analysis; performance practice; composition; improvisation

  • Dewey Decimal Classification → Arts & recreation → Music → Music