The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: South Asia : the Indian subcontinent

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Bruno Nettl, Alison Arnold
Taylor & Francis, 1998 - Electronic books - 1077 pages
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"Garland's ambitious 10-volume series takes a cultural approach to its focus on the music of all the world's peoples. Each volume is arranged topically, regionally, or by ethnic group, and complemented by an extensive index. Although each volume will differ because of the nature of the material, the organization remains consistent throughout all: regional overviews first; music in the social context next; then finally, the musical traditions of individual countries or ethnic groups. Of exceptional value are the CDs that accompany each volume, often with previously unrecorded music, as well as the resource guides, extensive bibliographies, and photographs. Separate pricing makes it easy to buy just the volumes that your patrons need and will use".--"Outstanding Reference Sources : the 1999 Selection of New Titles", American Libraries, May 1999. Comp. by the Reference Committee, RUSA, ALA.
  

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The Garland encyclopedia of world music

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Following the format of this ten-volume series (e.g., Africa, LJ 9/1/97; South America, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, LJ 4/15/99), these works on world music contain articles by numerous ... Read full review

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This first in a planned ten-volume set is not an A-Z reference encyclopedia but 39 original essays by 34 scholars from four continents. They sample philosophies and methodologies of ethnomusicology as ... Read full review

Contents

Part 2
61
Music in Religion and Ritual
237
Southern Area William Jackson
259
Music in Seasonal and LifeCycle Rituals Richard K Wolf
272
Music and Trance David Roche
288
Ragmala Paintings John Andrew Greig
312
Northern Area Allyn Miner
331
Southern Area David B Reck
350
Reunion Island Monique Desroches and Engine DesRosiers
606
Fiji Donald Brenneis
612
Part 3
621
North India
659
Mithila Edward O Henry
677
Himalayan Region
681
Nepal Pirkko Moisala
696
Tibetan Culture in South Asia Mireille Helffer
709

Music Learning and Transmission
441
Southern Area N Ramanathan
449
The Classical MasterDisciple Tradition Stephen Slawek
457
Transmission of Nonclassical Traditions Ashok D Ranade
468
Music Dance and Drama
479
Northern Area Mekhala Devi Natavar
492
Southern Area Saskia Kersenboom and Mekhala Devi Natavar
507
Mass Media and Contemporary Musical Exchange
525
Northern Area Alison Arnold
531
Southern Area Paul D Greene
542
Southern Area Paul D Greene
554
Music and Internationalization Gerry Farrell
560
Music and the South Asian Diaspora
571
North America Alison Arnold
578
Trinidad Helen Myers
588
Martinique Monique Desroches
594
Guyana Gora Singh abridged by Kama Singh
600
Maharashtra Ashok D Ranade
726
Pakistan
743
Punjab Adam Nayyar
762
North West Frontier Province MohammadAkbar
785
Afghanistan
803
Western Afghanistan Veronica Doubleday and John Baily
817
Southeastern Afghanistan Nabi Misdaq and John Baily
833
South India
865
Andhra Pradesh Gene H Roghair
889
Tamil Nadu Richard K Wolf and Zoe C Sherinian
903
Kerala Rolf Groesbeck and Joseph J Palackal
929
Sri Lanka
953
Glossary
975
A Guide to Publications
997
A Guide to Recordings
1015
Notes on the Audio Examples
1029
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