Music AoS4: Yiri

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  • Created by: neleanor
  • Created on: 01-06-14 16:32

From Bukino Faso, a country in West Africa.

African Music:

  • Music plays important role in society, used to communicate feelings or emotions
  • Used at social gatherings to celebrate
  • Passed through generationsusing oral tradtition
  • Combined withs speech and dance
  • 3 strands- drumming, choral song, intrusmental music

Common Features:

  • Repetition (Ostinati)
  • Cyclic structures
  • Polyphonc textures
  • Intertwining melodies


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