Excursions in World Music

ISBN-10: 0131403052

ISBN-13: 9780131403055

Edition: 4th 2004 (Revised)

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Description: For undergraduate courses in World Music and Introductory Ethnomusicology, and for use as a supplementary text in general Music Appreciation courses. This dynamic introductory text takes students on a vivid exploration into the major musical cultures of the world by first presenting a lively vignette of a musical occasion, and then placing that occasion in the context of a general description of the society and musical culture.

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Book details

List price: $61.33
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

List of Recordings
Preface
Introduction
Studying Musics of the World's Cultures Bruno Nettl Our Purpose
Presenting the World of Music Notes on the "Marriage of Figaro"
Certain Basic Assumptions Universals of Music Musical Change, Transmission, and History Musical
Instruments Why Different Cultures Have Different Kinds of Music
The Field of Ethnomusicology Bibliography
The Music of India Charles Capwell Attending a Music Conference in Calcutta Roots
The Karnatak Recital and Types of Pieces Instruments
The Realm of Indian Music Prospects Bibliography Discography
Music of the Middle East Bruno Nettl Concerts in Tehran Musical and Cultural Values
Middle Eastern Culture and History Melody and Rhythm Ways of Making Music Bibliography Discography
The Music of China
The Contemporary Scene Instrumental Performance at a Teahouse in Shanghai The Qin and Its Music
The Pipa and Its Music Prominent Features in Culture and Music Regional Styles Bibliography Discography
The Music of Japan
Performance in Tokyo Theater Music&n
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