Hooked on Sol-Fa: the do-re-mi heuristic for Yorùbá speech tones

@article{CarterEnyi2018HookedOS,
  title={Hooked on Sol-Fa: the do-re-mi heuristic for Yor{\`u}b{\'a} speech tones},
  author={Aaron Carter-Enyi},
  journal={Africa},
  year={2018},
  volume={88},
  pages={267 - 290}
}
Abstract Sarah Ann Glover (1785–1867) believed that singing was for the public good and Samuel Àjàyí Crowther (1809–91) thought that speech tones should be preserved in writing. Their stories illustrate that diversity in thought may encounter obstacles, but can ultimately shape human consciousness. While this shows a positive side of missionary work, bringing people and ideas together, the transmission of Glover's and Crowther's ideas was mediated by the overlapping political, social and… Expand

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