Worlds of Music: An Introduction to the Music of the World's Peoples
Cengage Learning, Feb 12, 2008 - Education - 640 pages
The bestselling WORLDS OF MUSIC, now in its fifth edition, provides authoritative, accessible coverage of the world's music cultures. Based on the authors' fieldwork and expertise, this text presents in-depth explorations of several music cultures from around the world, with new chapters on China, Eastern Europe and the Arab world. The student-friendly, case-study approach and music-culture focus gives students a true sense of both the music and the culture that created it. Additionally, a high-quality 4-CD set (packaged with the book or purchased separately) contains a variety of recordings from multiple sources, including the authors' own fieldwork, other ethnomusicologists' field research, and commercial releases.
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North AmericaNative America
AfricaEwe Mande Dagbamba Shona BaAka
North AmericaBlack America
EuropeCentral and Southeastern Regions
AsiaMusic of Indonesia
East AsiaChina Taiwan Singapore Overseas Chinese
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