World Music: The Basics
World Music: The Basics gives a concise introduction to popular musical styles found around the world. Organized alphabetically by region and then by country, it provides essential background information on the cultural and musical history of each area. Styles featured include:
Covering key artists and recordings and with guides to further listening, this is the perfect introduction for the student, scholar or general listener.
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With this A-to-Z resource, Nidel, a world music enthusiast, completes the enormously complicated task of summarizing and introducing world music. His is no lightweight, New Age, feel-good tome ... Read full review
Very helpful in general yet in depth knowledge on Senegal culture that I needed for a Musics of the World paper.