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/Miss Victoria Blessing Butete
Miss Victoria Blessing Butete

Position: Lecturer

Qualifications

  • DipEd (UZ),
  • BSc Music and Musicology (MSU),
  • BASHMCS, (ZOU)
  • MMus (Rhodes)

Research Interests

  • Music Business,
  • Popular Music,
  • Ethnomusicology,
  • Popular Culture,

Publications

  • “Diffusionism” and its Effects on Traditional Music (A case study of Contemporary Traditional Music by Victor Kunonga).
  • Music Performance in Retrospect: Memories of New Brighton Female Vocalists’ Apartheid Experiences.
  • The challenges facing the music industry in Zimbabwe: a case of the National Arts Council of Zimbabwe.
  • The impact of the “decade of crisis” on the careers of secular urban musicians in Zimbabwe.
  • The promotion of popular music in the major cities of Zimbabwe: a contested terrain by musicians and promoters.

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