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Excursions in World Music

ISBN-10: 0205234712
ISBN-13: 9780205234714
Edition: 6th 2012
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Description: Explore the relationship between music and society around the world This comprehensive introductory text creates a panoramic experience for beginner students by exposing them to the many musical cultures around the globe.  Each chapter opens with a  More...

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Book details

List price: $151.67
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/12/2011
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 464
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Explore the relationship between music and society around the world This comprehensive introductory text creates a panoramic experience for beginner students by exposing them to the many musical cultures around the globe.  Each chapter opens with a musical encounter in which the author introduces a key musical culture.  Through these experiences, students are introduced to key musical styles, musical instruments, and performance practices.  Students are taught how to actively listen to key musical examples through detailed listening guides.  The role of music in society is emphasized through chapters that focus on key world cultural groups. Note:MyMusicLab does no come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MyMusicLab, please visitwww.MyMusicLab.comor you can purchase a valuepack of the text + MyMusicLab (VP ISBN-10: 020521777X, VP ISBN-13: 9780205217779) Teaching and Learning Experience Personalize Learning- The new MyMusicLabdelivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. Improve Active Listening- Excursionscontains detailed listening guides that take students through the key elements in each performance.  Through MyMusicLab, these guides are now integrated with streaming audio for a truly integrated listening experience. Full streaming audio for most music examples is found through MyMusicLab. Engage Students-Each chapter opens with a musical encounter in a different musical culture.  Through this experience, students are inspired to study more deeply the musical cultures of each area of the world. Support Instructors-Supported by the best instructor resources on the market, including MyMusicLab, ClassPrep for digital images, and Teaching with MyMusicLab PowerPoint.

Bruno Nettl is professor of music and anthropology at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. He is the author or editor of nineteen books, including Folk and Traditional Music of the Western Continents and The Study of Ethnomusicology. In 2012 he was awarded the Charles�Homer�Haskins�Prize, which is presented annually to a distinguished humanist by the American Council of Learned Societies

Timothy Rommenis Associate Professor in the Department of Music at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author ofMek Some Noise: Gospel Music and the Ethics of Style in Trinidad(UC Press), which in 2008 was awarded the Alan Merriam Prize from the Society for Ethnomusicology.

Thomas Turino is Professor of musicology and anthropology at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana.

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