Choreographic and Musical Creativity in Cameroon: A Spiritual Experience

133 Pages Posted: 20 Jan 2020

Date Written: December 18, 2016

Abstract

There is a problem today of lack of creativity in choreography and music in Cameroon. The art of creativity is lost, and people don't know about the sources of creativity.

The aim of this research was to come up with ideas to show the importance of creativity from within for innovative, unique and thrilling performances in choreography and music.

It intended to show how creativity from within is a spiritual experience, and to draw the attention of performing artists and the population at large to the sources of creativity and innovation.

The mixed research method was used, with instrument being the questionnaire for the collection of data. The data collected was analysed using descriptive statistics.

The results of this study indicated that:

Creativity from within will produce innovative, unique, and thrilling performances in choreography and music.

Creativity from within for innovative, unique, and thrilling performances in choreography and music is a spiritual experience.

Performing artists and the public at large are not aware of the sources of creativity and innovation.

This study will draw the attention of performing artists, and the public at large to the awareness of the sources of creativity and innovation.

The results permitted us to certify that there is the necessity for the sensitization of performing artists and the public at large through, conferences, seminars, workshops, and audio-visual media on the sources of creativity and innovation.

We recommend that studies can also be undertaken to find out the causes of the lack of, and the barriers to creativity. We also recommend studies to be carried out on the processes of application of these sources of creativity and innovation.

Keywords: Choreography, Music, Creativity, Spiritual experience

Suggested Citation

Teke, Nelson, Choreographic and Musical Creativity in Cameroon: A Spiritual Experience (December 18, 2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3175230 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3175230

Nelson Teke (Contact Author)

University of Buea ( email )

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P.O. Box 63
Buea
Cameroon
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