School of Performing Arts

Department of Music

  1. Acquah, E.O & Amuah, J.A. (2014). Thematic categorization, text interpretation and melodic relationship of songs of Ajumako Mando Kyirem Asafo No. 1. (Asian Journal of Research in Social Sciences and Humanities) Vol.4 (6) pp. 49-65
  2. Acquah, E.O, Amuah, J.A & Annan, J.F (2014) The contextual and performance dimensions of asafo music from the perspective of annual Akwambo festival. International Journal of African Society, Cultures and Traditions Vol. 2. (2) pp 50-60
  3. Amuah, J. A (2014). The development of indigenous musical styles in the Methodist church-Ghana (1835-present) in New Perspectives on African Humanities: Beliefs, Values and Artistic Expression (Eds. G.S.K Adika, G Ossom Batsa & H. Yitah)
  4. Amuah, J.A (2014) Promoting the performing arts in Ghana: The role of Salt and Light Ministries Journal of Performing Arts, Legon Vol. 4 (4) pp 1-11
  5. Amuah, J.A & Acquah, E.O (2014) Music analytical presentation of Newlove Annan’s mɔbɔ dawur (I will tell it to the world) International Journal of Asian Social Studies Vol. 2 (4) pp 100-111
  6. Amuah, J.A & Arthur, K. (2014) Appreciating Ghanaian Choral Music: George Mensah Essilfie’s Yɛdze Wo Kɛseyɛ maW’, (We ascribe to your greatness) in Perspective. Global Journal of Human Social Sciences Vol. 14 (3) pp 7-13
  7. Amuah, J.A, Ocran, D.S, & Acquah, E.O (2014) Liturgical changes in the repertory of the Methodist Church Ghana. International Journal of Innovative and Applied Research Vol.2 (2) pp 18-25
  8. Amuah, J.A, Sunu Doe, E., Fiagbedzi, E.E.K, Amenyo, C.A (2014). The concept of chromaticism in Ghanaian highlife music: A study of Kwadwo Donkoh’s wobe ku me (you will kill me). American Journal of Social Sciences, Arts and Literature Vol. 1 (1) pp 1-8
  9. Amuah, J.A, Sunu Doe. E, Fiagbedzi, E. E. K Amenyo, C.A (2014) The Concept of Chromaticism in Ghana highlife music: A Study of Kwadwo Donkoh’s wobe ku me (you will kill me) - 2014, Pp. 1-8, American Journal of Social Science, Arts and Literature.
  10. Amuah, J.A, Sunu Doe. E, Fiagbedzi, E. E. K Amenyo, C.A (2014) The concept of Chromaticism in Ghanaian Highlife music: A Study of Kwadwo Donko’s Wobe Ku Me (You Will Kill Me). American Journal of Social Science, Arts and Literature, Vol. 1, no.1 pp. 1-8
  11. Amuah, J.A, Sunu Doe. E, Fiagbedzi, E. E. K, Amenyo, C.A (2014) The concept of Chromaticism in Ghanaian Highlife music: A Study of Kwadwo Donko’s Wobe Ku Me (You Will Kill Me). American Journal of Social Science, Arts and Literature, Vol. 1, no.1 pp. 1-8
  12. Amuah, J.A. (2014) Typology of Ghanaian choral music: Current perspectives (The International Journal of Humanities and Social Studies) Vol.2 (2) pp 85-89
  13. Amuah, J.A. & Andoh T.E (2014) Roles and Functions of Ebibindwom (Akan Sacred Lyrics) Scholars Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Vol. 2 (5B) pp 708-712
  14. Amuah, J.A. & Andoh T.E (2014) Roles and Functions of Ebibindwom (Akan Sacred Lyrics) Scholars Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Vol. 2 (5B) pp. 708-712
  15. Amuah, J.A. & Nyamful A. (2014) Digital and multimedia way out to the preservation of Ebibindwom (Akan sacred lyrics) Journal of Arts and Humanities, Vol.3(2) pp 64-72
  16. Amuah, J.A. Amuah, J.A (2014) Contemporary choral music performances in Ghana in “The Performing Arts in Africa: Ghanaian Perspectives.” University of Ghana Readers. Ed. By Awo Mana Asiedu, E. John Collins, Francis Gbormittah F. Nii- Yartey. pp 58-67
  17. Andoh, T.E. (2014) Communicating with Music: A study of Ephraim Amu’s musical works. in New Perspectives on African Humanities: Beliefs, Values and Artistic Expression (Eds. G.S.K Adika, G Ossom Batsa & H. Yitah)
  18. Andoh, T.E. & Amuah, J.A (2014) Creative composition and the indigenous knowledge system in Ghana: Models from the life and compositions of Nana Afua Abasa. International Journal of Music and Performing Arts Vol 2(2) pp 53-69
  19. Andoh, T.E. & Amuah, J.A (2014) Creative composition and the indigenous knowledge system in Ghana: Models from the life and compositions of Nana Afua Abasa. International Journal of Music And Performing Arts Vol 2( 2) pp 53-69
  20. Collins, E.J  (2014) Book Review of ‘Jesse Weaver Shipley’s ‘Living the Hiplife: Celebrity and Entrepreneurship in Ghanaian Popular Music (Duke University Press 2013); for Popular Music, Cambridge Journals, Cambridge University Press, UK, vol. 33, no. 03, 2014, pp. 566-568. [http://journals.cambridge.org/repo_A93knCg1]
  21. Collins, E.J  (2014) Contemporary Ghanaian Popular Music since the 1980s. In Hip Hop Africa: New African Music in a Globalising World. (ed Eric Charry) Indiana University Press pp. 211-133 [978-0253-00575-5] +see http:\\hiphopafrica.wesleyan.edu.
  22. Collins, E.J  (2015) E.T. Mensah the King of Highlife Anthology Accompanying 4CD Tempos compilation album. RetroAfric London,
  23. Collins, E.J (2014) The Ghanaian and Nigerian Gospel Music Explosion’. Chapter 4 in the Journal of Performing Arts, University of Ghana School of Performing Arts, Vol. 4, No. 4,
  24. Kim, K.O (2014) Analysis and Performance Practice of Invention No.1 in C Major Journal of Performing Arts, Accra. Vol. 4 No.4 Pg. 25- 40
  25. Sunu Doe. E (2014) The Origin and Development of Burger Highlife music, Journal of Performing Arts, University of Ghana-School of Performing Arts Vol. 4, No. 4

Prof  Kofi Agyekum’s Publication

Journal articles and Book chapters

  1. Agyekum, K. (2016a). The sociocultural concept of Ohia, ‘poverty’ in Akan. Konadu’s Song nne Mk na maba. South African  Journal of  Linguistics 36(2):163-171
  2. Lomotey C.F. & Agyekum, K. (2016b). The Semiotics of Hand gestures in Akan. Issues in Intercultural Communication  4(2): 119-140
  3. Agyekum, K (2016c) Bodily state and metaphors relating to ho, ‘body’ in Akan. Metaphor and the Social World 6(2): 326-344
  4. Thompson, R.  & Agyekum, K. (2016d)  Impoliteness: The Ghanaian standpoint, International Journal of Society, Culture and Language 4(1): 20-33
  5. Agyekum, K (2015a) The pragmatics of political apology in Ghana’s contemporary politics.  Legon Journal of  Humanities. 26: 58-79
  6. Agyekum, K (2015b) Metaphors and metonyms of patience Akan. International Journal of Language and Communication (RASK) 43:35-65
  7. Agyekum, K. (2015c) Metaphors of anger in Akan. International Journal of Language and Culture 2(1): 87-107
  8. Agyekum, K. (2015d) Akan metaphoric expressions based on yam, ‘stomach’. Cognitive Linguistic Studies.2(1). 94-115
  9. Agyekum, K (2015e) Ani, ‘eye’ metaphorical expressions in Akan. Journal of West African Languages (JWAL) 42 (1): 1-29

Book:

  1. Agyekum, K. Roodney, R. W. Apenteng-Sackey, Affol, W (2015) English- Akan science dictionary Accra: Adwinsa Publications.