Excursions in World Music, Volume 3

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Bruno Nettl
Prentice Hall, 2008 - Music - 438 pages
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 This dynamic introductory book takes readers 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.  KEY TOPICS The book divides the world into ten major culture areas—and devotes a chapter to each, exploring the musical cultures of such fascinating lands as India, the Middle East, Indonesia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Latin America. The presentation features a synthetic treatment of musical life and ideas about music, musical style, music history, and musical instruments; briefly describes additional musical genres or contexts; and considers recent developments. For individuals interested in the music of the world.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Contents

Kriti by Tyagaraja BANTURITI
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Radifof Nour Ali Boroumand excerpt
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Universals of Music
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Copyright

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About the author (2008)

Bruno Nettl is professor of music and anthropology at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. He is the author or editor of nineteen books, including "Folk and Traditional Music of the Western Continents" and "The Study of Ethnomusicology". In 2012 he was awarded the Charles Homer Haskins Prize, which is presented annually to a distinguished humanist by the American Council of Learned Societies

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