World Music: Africa, Europe and the Middle East
Simon Broughton, Mark Ellingham, Richard Trillo
Rough Guides, 1999 - Music - 762 pages
The world music scene has grown so massively in the last five years, that The Rough Guide to World Music has had to split into two volumes to maintain its role as the most authoritative guide. Within the two volumes the book is now arranged alphabetically by country. Each fully updated article includes an overview of the country's music, presenting the story behind every genre, band and artist, with its accompanying discographies, and offering illuminating insights into the countries today.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - LibraryThing
Well done, particularly considering the scope of the task. A lot of prominent (at least prominent in world music circles) scholars, journalists and music industry figures take part (like Folk Roots editor Ian Anderson, African discographer & historian Ronnie Graham, Franco biographer & collector Graeme Ewens, the musicologist son of pioneering musicologist Hugh Tracey, etc.). Lots of expertise brought to bear and to good effect in the Rough Guide--much contextual info, many capsule, tight-focus detours. And the book strikes a good balance between telling the story of each country and its music and telling the western reader (lets face it, this book was not written to let the Congolese know about their own musical heritage!) how the music is distinct in our sonic context and how to get ahold of some. Occasionally (as, sadly, in the Congo portion) the record recommendations get rather crazily obscure, recommending dozens of records you would be lucky to find in a year dedicated to nation hopping & crate digging. AND the recommendations are very Anlgo-centric, so if you are on the west side of the Atlantic, many of the reasonable-in-Britain recommendations are rare finds in the US. But all in all a fine, commendable effort at being a "rough guide" for westerners to half the worlds music. (And there's a newer edition that may correct the causes of some of my cavils.)
World music: the rough guideUser Review - Book Verdict
These eye-popping volumes, which omit the glossaries but otherwise update and expand to twice the size the marvelous single-volume 1994 edition (LJ 1/95), give general audiences over 160 articles on pop, folk, and non-Western classical musical traditions from nearly every country in the world and many borderless ethnic groups or national musical subdivisions. (Jazz and much of U.S. commercially popular music are not included.) The articles, written in British English by more than 100 contributors and delivered with opinionated snap and multicultural spice, provide historical background, cultural context, interviews with musicians, quotations from lyrics, discographies (including CDs, some highlighted for "first purchase"; cassette tapes; and a few vinyl discs), and black-and-white photos of selected musicians. Each volume includes information on contributors (a mix of scholars, journalists, producers, and fans), a directory of record labels and shops, ads for recordings and magazines, and many references to web sites. Highly recommended for public libraries and for any music library as a guide to recorded sound collection building.--Bonnie Jo Dopp, Univ. of Maryland Libs., College Park ...
the eagle has landed Kim Burton
flemish Walloon and global fusion Paul Pans
sad songs of Sarajevo Kim Burton
toe tapping tamburicas Kim Burton
a new pulse for the pols Andrew Cronshaw
englands changing roots Colin Irwin
one way ticket to british asia DJ Ritu
new runes Andrew Cronshaw
Part TWo Middle East
cairo hit factory David Lodge and Bill Badley
sounds of the arabian peninsula Bill Badley
ladino romance Judith Cohen
the sounds of struggle Andy Morgan and Mutasem Adileh
Part Three Africa
bards of immigritude Andy Morgan
music of the regions Philippe Krumm and JeanPierre Paste
kraut kaunterblast Ken Hunt
songs of the near east Marc Dubin and George Pissalidhes
sealskin hits Etienne Bours
a musical mother tongue Simon Broughton
waiting for the thaw Andrew Cronshaw
tenores and tarantellas Alessio Surian
tricky rhythms Kim Burton
fjords and fiddles Andrew Cronshaw
hanging on in the highlands Simon Broughton
traditional riches fate and revolution Andrew Cronshaw and Paul Vernon
taraf traditions Simon Broughton
music of the people Simon Broughton and Tatiana Didenko
joiks of the tundra Andrew Cronshaw
from strathspeys to acid croft Pete Heywood and Colin Irwin
balkan beats Kim Burton
a wild savage feeling Jan Fairley
a tale of celts and islanders Jan Fairley
a devil of a polska Andrew Cronshaw
music of a small continent JeanVictor Nkolo and Graeme Ewens
heart of danceness Graeme Ewens
heart of the industry Francois Bensignor and Brooke Wentz
gold coast highlife and roots Ronnie Graham and John Collins
a lightness of touch Graeme Ewens and Werner Graebner
ocean music from southeast africa Ian Anderson
west africas musical powerhouse Lucy Duran
ways of the moors Dave Muddyman
a luta continua Celso Paco
sounds of the african rainforest DaveAbram
senegambian stars are here to stay
palm wine sounds Ed Ashcroft and Richard Trillo
spirit of africa Gregory MthembuSalter
yearning to dance Peter Verney
the swahili coastal sound Werner Graebner
jit mbira and chimurenga play it loud Judy Kendall and Banning Eyre
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