Excursions in World Music, Volume 1

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Bruno Nettl
Pearson Prentice Hall, 2004 - Music - 364 pages
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For undergraduate courses in World Music and Introductory Ethnomusicology, and for use as a supplementary text in general Music Appreciation courses. This dynamic introductory text takes students on a vivid exploration into the major musical cultures of the world by first presenting a lively vignette of a musical occasion, and then placing that occasion in the context of a general description of the society and musical culture.

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Contents

Certain Basic Assumptions
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Musical Instruments
12
The Music of India
20
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About the author (2004)

Bruno Nettl is an eminent ethnomusicologist specializing in American Indian music. He is Professor of Music and Anthropology in the University of Illnois.

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