Excursions in world music, Volume 1

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Pearson Prentice Hall, Jan 1, 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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Bruno Nettl is professor emeritus of music and anthropology at the University of Illinois Urbana. Philip V. Bohlman is associate professor of music at the University of Chicago.

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