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Excursions in world music

Author: Timothy Rommen; Bruno Nettl
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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This text creates a panoramic experience for readers by exposing them to the many musical cultures around the globe. In presenting cultural musical occasions, it enlightens about the function that music plays in a myriad of societies and urges beginners to define the personal relationships they have with music in their lives.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Rommen; Bruno Nettl
ISBN: 020501285X 9780205012855 0205012868 9780205012862 0205214886 9780205214884
OCLC Number: 711989077
Description: xvii, 448 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction: studying musics of the world's cultures --
The music of India --
Music of the Middle East --
The music of China --
The music of Japan --
Music of Indonesia --
The music of Sub-Saharan Africa --
The musical culture of Europe --
Music in Latin America --
Music in the Caribbean --
Native American music --
Music of ethnic North America.
Responsibility: Timothy Rommen [and others], editor.
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This text creates a panoramic experience for readers by exposing them to the many musical cultures around the globe. In presenting cultural musical occasions, it enlightens about the function that music plays in a myriad of societies and urges beginners to define the personal relationships they have with music in their lives.

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