Towards a 21st Century African Traditional Musical Drama: Anansegorndwom

•Statement of the Problem
•Research Questions
•Theoretical Frameworks
•Review of Related Literature
•Traditional Music making in the African Continent and the emergence of art music compositions
•Domination of choral and instrumental Art Music compositions

An advocate of a new paradigm for the 21st century African scholar-composer.

  Anansegorndwom – Its Etymology

•Predominant compositions of choral art music and instrumental forms as against the creation of other musical arts in the 21st century
•Few intercultural musical dramas in existence
•Unexplored traditional stories for musical dramas in various forms
•Non existence of African musical drama compositional models


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