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Department of Music

Dr Lucy Durán

BMus, MMus(London), PhD(London)

Overview

Lucy Durán
Department of Music

Senior Lecturer in African Music

Centre for Migration and Diaspora Studies

Member

Name:
Dr Lucy Durán
Email address:
Telephone:
020 7898 4374
Fax:
020 7898 4699
Address:
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office No:
596
Office Hours:
Tuesdays 3.15-5.15pm

Teaching

Programmes Convened
Courses Taught
PhD Students supervised
  • Crispin Robinson, Technicians of the Sacred: Generating transcendence in Afro-Cuban orisha worship. An ethnography of praxis in bata drumming.
  • Hannah Bates,
  • Michele Banal, Mapping of professional music making in Bamako.
  • Violeta Ruano-Posada, Re-imagining the sound of a nation in exile: new processes of music production and the politics of musical mediation in Saharawi culture.

Expertise

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Available for
  • TV
  • Radio
  • Press
  • Briefings
  • Special Study Programmes
  • Short Term Consultancy
  • Long Term Consultancy
Regional Expertise
  • Africa
  • Global
Country Expertise
  • Cuba
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Mali
  • Senegal
  • Spain
Languages

Publications

Edited Books

Duran, Lucy and Furniss, Graham, eds. (1999) Sunjata, Gambian versions of the Mande epic by Bamba Suso and Banna Kanuteh. London: Penguin.

Book Chapters

Duran, Lucy (2006) 'Mali: gold dust by the river.' In: Broughton, Simon and Ellingham, Mark and Lusk, Jon, (eds.), The Rough Guide to World Music. 3rd edition. Africa and the Middle East. London: Penguin, pp. 219-238.

Duran, Lucy (2000) 'Women, music and the ''mystique'' of hunters in Mali.' In: Monson, I, (ed.), The African Diaspora: a musical perspective. Garland Publishing (NY), pp. 137-86.

Articles

Duran, Lucy (2013) 'Poyi! Bamana jeli music, Mali, and the blues.' Journal of African Cultural Studies, 25 (2). pp. 211-246.

Duran, Lucy (2011) 'Music production as tool of research, and impact.' Ethnomusicology Forum, 20 (2). pp. 229-232.

Duran, Lucy (2008) 'The kora: tales of a frontier instrument.' World Circuit Records .

Duran, Lucy (2007) 'Ngaraya: Women and Musical Mastery in Mali.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 70 (3). pp. 569-602.

Duran, Lucy (2003) 'Mali’s songbird, Oumou Sangaré, & Radio as research.' BBC Radio 3 documentary .

Duran, Lucy (1995) 'Birds of Wasulu: freedom of expression and expressions of freedom in the popular music of southern Mali.' British Journal of Ethnomusicology, 4 . pp. 101-134.

Audios

Duran, Lucy (producer) (2009) Bassekou Kouyate and Ngoni Ba / I speak Fula. Out Here Records. [Audio]

Duran, Lucy (producer) (2007) Mano Suave: Yasmin Levy. Harmonia Mundi/World Village. [Audio]

Duran, Lucy (producer) (2007) Bassekou Kouyate and Ngoni Ba / Segu blue. Out Here Records. [Audio]

Duran, Lucy (producer) (2003) Paraiso de gumbe: Manecas Costa. BBC Late Junction. [Audio]

Duran, Lucy (producer) (2003) Kassi Kasse: music from the heart of Mali’s griot tradition: Kasse Mady Diabate. Discos Corason, EMI Hemisphere. [Audio]

Videos

Duran, Lucy (2013) Do farala a kan: something has been added. Growing into music in Mande griot culture. . Available from http://www.growingintomusic.co.uk.

Duran, Lucy (2013) Da kali – the pledge to the art of the griot. . Available from http://www.growingintomusic.co.uk.

Duran, Lucy (2012) Growing into Music: Childhood music learning in India, Azerbaijan, Mali, Cuba, Venezuela. . Available from http://www.growingintomusic.co.uk.

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