n Koers : Bulletin for Christian Scholarship = Koers : Bulletin vir Christelike Wetenskap - : the gift of music in social construction
Music and identity: transformation and negotiation, E. Akrofi, M. Smit & S-M. Thorsén, : book review

Volume 72, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 0023-270X
  • E-ISSN: 2304-8557



Scandinavia have a presence and interest in South Africa dating back to the early years of colonial settlement. Their engagement with the African continent also includes musical performance. S.H. Pellisier, an Afrikaner, visited Sweden in 1912 where he observed local folk dancing. His admiration for Swedish nationalistic sentiment prompted him to introduce "Swedish games" on his return to South Africa.

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