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La musique dans la société traditionnelle au royaume Kongo (XVe-XIXe siècle)

Abstract : Congolese music is a more complex concept than pure music. It includes not only music but also singing and dance. These three elements take part in the lives of the Kongo Kingdom inhabitants, from the XVth to the XIXth century. Closely linked to Congolese life, they follow each ordinary event, each religious ceremony and play an important role in kings and leaders court working. Music and instruments aloud men to share hard as sweet times, to communicate with the world of ancestral spirits. They make leaders to impress people by their powerful and sacred presenceAlso used as a mean of communication, Congolese music is really inseparable from Kongo way of life.
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Oriane Marck. La musique dans la société traditionnelle au royaume Kongo (XVe-XIXe siècle). Musique, musicologie et arts de la scène. 2011. ⟨dumas-00673626⟩



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