World Music: The Rough Guide. Latin and North America, Caribbean, India, Asia and Pacific

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Simon Broughton, Mark Ellingham, James McConnachie, Orla Duane
Rough Guides, 2000 - Music - 673 pages
""The articles - from more than eighty contributors - are designed to provide the background to each country's music styles, explaining how they relate to history, social customs, politics and identity, as well as highlighting the lives and sounds of the singers and musicians." (extrait de la présentation de l'ouvrage).
 

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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 ... Read full review

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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 ... Read full review

Contents

Part One º Asia and the Pacific
24
the east is red and white Stephen Jones
63
sounds of the saints Ken Hunt
94
meetings by the river Ken Hunt
109
no risk no fun Colin Bass
131
our life is precisely a song Rob Provine Okon Hwang and Andy Kershaw
218
Part Two The Annericas
273
dancefunk creolestyle
289
el Sonido dorado Kim Burton
372
idue rico baila yo anfare
408
the loudest island in the world Gregory MthembuSalter and Peter Dalton
430
lovers and poets babylon sounds
457
dancing between the oceansNº Gallop and Robin Broadbank 47 7
507
the caribbeans hot hindi sound Tina K Ramnarine
527
USA Cajun Zydeco ultimate gumbo Simon Broughton and Jeff Kaliss
552
devil stole the beat Viv Broughton andJames Anee
568

vertical expression of horizontal desire
304
junkanoo and sloop john b Jeff Kaliss
317
meu brasil brasileiro David Cleary
332
no more solitudes Charles Foran
350
try a little fairydust
615
Part Three Directories
631
Contributors
650
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