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Worlds of Music : Shorter Version-Text Only

Worlds of Music : Shorter Version-Text Only - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0495570103

Cover of Worlds of Music : Shorter Version-Text Only 3RD 09 (ISBN 978-0495570103)
ISBN13: 978-0495570103
ISBN10: 0495570109
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 3RD 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Schirmer
Published: 2009
International: No

List price: $263.00

Worlds of Music : Shorter Version-Text Only - 3RD 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0495570103

Titon, Cooley, Locke, McAllester and Rasmussen

ISBN13: 978-0495570103
ISBN10: 0495570109
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 3RD 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Schirmer
Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

No background or training in music? No problem. This shorter version of WORLDS OF MUSIC: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE MUSIC OF THE WORLD'S PEOPLES is written to make music accessible. Using the case-study approach, the text presents in-depth explorations of music of several cultures from around the world. The authors all ethnomusicologists working in their fields of expertise base their discussions of music-cultures on their own fieldwork and give you a true sense of both the music and culture that created it. The supplementary 3 CD set works hand in hand with the authors' prose providing students with access to a wide range of music-cultures and include authentic recordings from the authors' fieldwork. Leading off is the long-standing jewel in the Worlds of Music crown ? James Koetting's magnificent recording of postal workers canceling stamps at the University of Ghana post office. A Western-sounding hymn tune performed against African rhythms, this piece, more that any other, lets you hear contrasting music-cultures.

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