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Cross-Cultural Perspectives – Can a woman beat the drums?

Excerpts packet on Blackboard
[Taken from: Ovaborhene I. Idamoyibo, “Let a Woman Beat the Drums: Gender Concepts in African Musical Practice,” African Musicology Online 2, no. 1 (2008), pp. 19–24; Amanda Villepastour, “Amelia Pedroso: The Voice of a Cuban Priestess Leading from the Inside” in Women Singers in Global Context, ed. Hellier, pp. 58-59; Sylvia A. Nannyonga-Tamusuza, Baakisimba: Gender in the Music and Dance of the Baganda People of Uganda, pp. 1 & 33–36; Elizabeth Sayre, “Cuban Batá Drumming and Women Musicians: An Open Question,” Center for Black Music Research Digest 13, no. 1 (2000).]

Emilio Barreto and Amelia Pedroso, “”Yemayá Reso”
Ara, “Yanke”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfG0P0Uh8oE