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Yoruba dance

the semiotics of movement and body attitude in a Nigerian culture

by Omofolabo S. Ajayi

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Published by Africa World Press in Trenton, NJ .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Folk dancing, Yoruba -- Nigeria.,
    • Yoruba (African people) -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementOmofolabo S. Ajayi.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV1713.N6 A53 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 251 p. :
      Number of Pages251
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL667560M
      ISBN 100865435626, 0865435634
      LC Control Number97013295

      We made using the FSI - Yoruba Intermediate Course material easier to use and more effective. You can now read the ebook (in the pane on the left), listen to the audio (pane to the right) and practice your pronunciation (use on the Pronunciation Tool tab on right) all at the same time.. The FSI - Yoruba Intermediate Course material can be used both as a self-guided course or with . Introduction: dance in ancient Yorubaland --Yoruba body attitude in communication: a philosophical, aesthetic, and religious perspective --Dance in religious communication --Themes in social rites --Power validation in political paradigms --Themes in power constraint --Conclusion: the poetics of dance and Yoruba culture.

        The Yoruba people inhabit the south-western part of modern day Nigeria and the southern part of Benin. Practitioners of traditional Yoruba religion believe in a pantheon of gods (known as Orisha) who govern various aspects of the world and human life. Although Oshun (also spelt Osun) is regarded principally as a goddess of love, there are Author: Dhwty. Orí Kìíní (Chapter 1) Ëkô Kìíní (Lesson 1) COERLL - Yorúbà Yé Mi Page 27 CC – The University of Texas at Austin Times of the day àárö from about a.m. to Size: 4MB.

      Collection includes Yoruba folktales, fables, multicultural stories, myths, legends, board books, and a beautifully illustrated Yoruba picture dictionary available with Audio Recorder Pen. Below is a sample page from the Yorub-English book, Hansel and Gretel. THE FOLLOWING TITLES ARE AVAILABLE WITH YORUBA AND ENGLISH TEXT ON THE PAGES. This book investigates the aesthetics, significance, and the production of meaning in Yoruba dance forms through an analysis of the dancer's body attitude in communication as well as through the events in which dances take place. The author examines the Yoruba creative concept of dance as a performing art communicating non-verbally through and.


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Yoruba dance by Omofolabo S. Ajayi Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book investigates the aesthetics, significance, and the production of meaning in Yoruba dance forms through an analysis of the dancer's body attitude in communication as well as through the events in which dances take by: “Yoruba Girl Dancing is at once acerbic and moving and painfully honest about the cost of emigration and adjustment.”—The Washington Post Born into a privileged Nigerian family, Remi Foster has a life in Africa that is a celebration of love and family, eccentricity and ritual/5(10).

Yoruba Girl Dancing is the debut novel of Nigerian author Simi Bedford. It was first published in Great Britain in (by William Heinemann Ltd) and then in. This book investigates the aesthetics, significance, and the production of meaning in Yoruba dance forms through an analysis of the dancer's body attitude in communication as well as through the events in which dances take place/5(7).

This book investigates the aesthetics, significance, and the production of meaning in Yoruba dance forms through an analysis of the dancer's body attitude in communication as well as through the events in which Yoruba dance book take place.

The author examines the Yoruba creative concept of dance as a performing art communicating non-verbally through and with other art forms and. Simi Bedford is a Nigerian novelist based in Britain. Her best-known work is Yoruba Girl Dancing (), an autobiographical novel about a young Nigerian girl who is sent to England to receive a private school education.

She read Law at Durham University, and subsequently worked in the media, including as a radio presenter and a television /5. A people of rich soil and full of mystery, the Yoruba people of Nigeria dance to the beats of the Batá drum under the moonlight, chanting away to the Mother goddess, “Iba’se Yemoja, Olugbe-rere” (I give praise to you Yemoja, the one who brings goodness), offering their gratitude to Oduduwa, the godfather of the land – this is a tribe with a story.

25 Greatest Yoruba Hymns (Live) Thankful Live Series 2. Licensed to YouTube by. CD Baby (on behalf of Salters Music), and 1 Music Rights Societies. Yoruba Dance Studio - Avenida Elias zamora verduzco Lo Manzanillo, Colima - Rated based on 75 Reviews "Es una genial escuela, te /5(75).

Yoruba Girl Dancing Simi Bedford, Author Viking Books $19 (p) ISBN Buy this book A semiautobiographical first novel about a. Funny, touching debut by a Nigerian-born resident of London: a young Yoruba girl goes off to a posh English boarding-school after WW II to learn English ways in preparation for life in her soon-to-be-independent nation.

Remi Foster grows up with love and comfort in the household of her paternal grandfather, the richest man in Lagos, where ``we spoke four languages, and two of Author: Simi Bedford.

Yoruba Basics. likes. The online Yoruba Language and Culture portal for kids. Created by lowers: LibraryThing Review User Review - nandithebull - LibraryThing. Right after John Mason comes Baba Ifa Karade.

This book takes the inclusive energy of Ifa to a new level by offering simple, comparative excerpts from religious texts from differing religions, even a list of chakras and their Yoruba counterparts.4/5(6). Cuban Yoruba dance is a form of embodied wisdom connecting the individual to both his/her community as well as the spirit world through shared ritual.

Dance is crucial to understand Orisha in Yorùbáland and the diaspora. For centuries the body was a place of Black resistance in the colonies. Knowledge is not just expressed in language, words or thoughts – it is also written into our bodies.

By practicing Orisha dance this information gets into our our minds, hearts and souls. - Explore YorubaEngagemen's board "Yoruba Proverbs" on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Wise words, Quotations and Life quotes pins. The Yoruba for dance is ijo. Find more Yoruba words at. Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance & Cultural Center Article published on website - April 1, Abstract.

Puerto Rico has a rich culture whose origins can be traced back to native Taino Indian, Spanish and West African roots. The Yoruba comprised the majority of West African people brought to our island.

In the conclusion, Àjàyí laments the decline of dance in the midst of radical sociopolitical and economic change, a leitmotif throughout the book. Returning to the idea of multidimensionality, she stresses that the body, instrument of dance and index of social values, is the nexus between all other Yoruba art forms.

The Egungun of the Yoruba people is a hybrid and diverse mode of ritual performance dedicated to ancestor worship. Egungun is said to date back to the 14th century B.C.E. when Sango, alafin (king) of the Oyo Empire, introduced a form of ancestor worship known as baba (father) which later came to be known as egungun, meaning masquerade (Adedeji ).

Start studying Dance unit West African Dance: Yoruba and Asante Dance. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.This landmark book shows how five African civilizations—Yoruba, Kongo, Ejagham, Mande and Cross River—have informed and are reflected in the aesthetic, social and metaphysical traditions (music, sculpture, textiles, architecture, religion, idiogrammatic writing) of black people in the United States, Cuba, Haiti, Trinidad, Mexico, Brazil and.Learn about Yoruba Dance.

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