Tones and Tunes: Melody and Part-Writing Exercises based on Ìgbò and Yorùbá Lyrics
Keywords:melody, tone languages, Ìgbò, Yorùbá
This essay explores text-setting in two Nigerian tone languages through composition and re-composition exercises. Writing music based on indigenous language texts remains an essential aspect of maintaining artistic and cultural continuity with pre-colonial musical traditions.
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