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World music : a global journey

Author: Terry E Miller; Andrew C Shahriari
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD audio : Music   Sound Recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Written for those with no background in music notation or theory, this book is modelled on a series of guided trips around the musical world. Simply presented, with many illustrations including maps,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Compact discs
Material Type: Music, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Sound Recording, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Terry E Miller; Andrew C Shahriari
ISBN: 0415968925 9780415968928
OCLC Number: 61463693
Description: xii, 460 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm + 2 audio discs (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Before the trip begins : fundamental issues --
Aural analysis : listening to the world's music --
Cultural considerations : beyond the sounds themselves --
Oceania : voices of land and sea --
South Asia : music with a spiritual dimension --
Southeast Asia : a land of bamboo and bronze --
East Asia : ancient echoes in the modern world --
The Middle East : music in the cradle of great religions --
Sub-Saharan Africa : the rhythms of community --
Europe : harmony and hierarchy --
The Caribbean : musical energy of island peoples --
Central and South America : New World recipes --
North America : diverse peoples, diverse musics --
Discovering yourself through music.
Responsibility: Terry E. Miller and Andrew Shahriari.
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