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Title:Forms of the song in Yoruba folktales
Author:Olayemi, ValISNI
Year:1968
Periodical:African Notes: Bulletin of the Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan
Volume:5
Issue:1
Pages:25-32
Language:English
Geographic term:Nigeria
Subjects:Yoruba
songs (form)
Abstract:There is a great diversity in Yoruba folktale songs. A classification according to form and content shows five major types: 1. the introductory song - 2. narrative songs - 3. magic Songs - 4, songs which mark turning points in the folktales - 5. songs of comment. These five types of songs are discussed. Notes, ref.
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