Carlos Aldama's Life in Batá: Cuba, Diaspora, and the Drum

Carlos Aldama's Life in Batá: Cuba, Diaspora, and the Drum

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Batá identifies both the two-headed, hourglass-shaped drum of the Yoruba people and the culture and style of drumming, singing, and dancing associated with it. This book recounts the life story of Carlos Aldama, one of the masters of the batá drum, and through that story traces the history of batá culture as it traveled from Africa to Cuba and then to the United States. For the enslaved Yoruba, batá rhythms helped sustain the religious and cultural practices… (more)

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Book Details  


Publisher: Indiana University Press (January 15, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 208 pages

File size: 3.3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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