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Political influence on music performance in Kenya between 1963-2002

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dc.contributor.author Kaskon W Mindoti, Hellen Agak
dc.date.accessioned 2021-05-20T06:38:59Z
dc.date.available 2021-05-20T06:38:59Z
dc.date.issued 2004
dc.identifier.uri https://repository.maseno.ac.ke/handle/123456789/3767
dc.description.abstract This historical study attempts to relate how politics has influenced music performance education in Kenya between 1963 - 2002. The study is based on the historical period studied, Educational Syllabuses, Commission Reports, National Day Programs experience and recollection as music teachers and educators who took part in some activities during this period. Missionary/colonial governments propagated a western tradition in schools but did not allow performance of indigenous music. After the government reintroduced traditional music and dance performances for state festivals but not for academic purposes. Music was made an academic subject like any other school subject with the establishment of the 8.4.4 System of education Nyayo era. Because the president popularized music performance nationwide, there school, Christian and parastatal choirs and traditional dance group. en_US
dc.publisher Council for Research in Music Education, School of Music, University of Illinois en_US
dc.title Political influence on music performance in Kenya between 1963-2002 en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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