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Worlds of music : an introduction to the music of the world's peoples

Author: Jeff Todd Titon; Timothy J Cooley
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Schirmer Cengage Learning, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Todd Titon; Timothy J Cooley
ISBN: 0534595391 9780534595395
OCLC Number: 214315557
Description: xxvii, 609 pages : illustrations, maps, music ; 26 cm
Contents: The music-culture as a world of music / Jeff Todd Titon --
North America/native America / David P. McAllester --
Africa/Ewe, Mande, Dagbamba, Shona, BaAka / David Locke --
North America/Black America / Jeff Todd Titon --
Europe/Central and southeastern regions / Timothy J. Cooley --
India/South India / David B. Reck --
Asia/Music of Indonesia / R. Anderson Sutton --
East Asia/China, Taiwan, SIngaporre, overseas Chinese / Jonathan P.J. Stock --
Latin America/Chile, Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru / John M. Schechter --
The Arab world / Anne K. Rasmussen --
Discovering and documenting a world of music / Jeff Todd Titon and David B. Reck.
Responsibility: Jeff Todd Titon, general editor ; with Timothy J. Cooley [and others].

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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.

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1. The Music-Culture as a World of Music. 2. North America/Native America. 3. Africa/Ewe, Mande, Dagbamba, Shona, BaAka. 4. North America/Black America. 5. Europe/Central and Southeastern Regions. 6. Read more...

 
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