• Sociology
  • Published 2013

The Functions and Spiritual Connotations of Traditional Music Performance with Particular Reference to Ufie Music in Igboland

@inproceedings{Nwobu2013TheFA,
  title={The Functions and Spiritual Connotations of Traditional Music Performance with Particular Reference to Ufie Music in Igboland},
  author={Sn Nwobu},
  year={2013}
}
The role of ufie music in the traditional society cannot be over emphasized. It is one of the oldest and most revered musical instruments performed in the traditional Igbo society. It symbolizes dignity, prestige, nobility and class distinction and is associated with the aristocrats and men of honour in the society. Its impact in the occasions like festivals, rituals, and significant communal events is quite overwhelming. The secrets in the performance lie on the techniques of the performer and… CONTINUE READING

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