Composition Processes in Popular Church Music in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

  title={Composition Processes in Popular Church Music in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania},
  author={Imani Sanga},
  journal={Ethnomusicology Forum},
  pages={247 - 271}
  • Imani Sanga
  • Published 1 November 2006
  • Education
  • Ethnomusicology Forum
Popular church music is one of the newer musical genres in Tanzania. It is characterized by incorporating improvisation, by the use of electric guitars, keyboards and drum machines, and by the body movements which accompany its performance. This paper shows that composition processes in this style are collaborative and take place in multiple stages. 

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