World Music A Global Journey

ISBN-10: 0415808235
ISBN-13: 9780415808231
Edition: 3rd 2012 (Revised)
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Description: Authors Terry E. Miller and Andrew Shahriari take students around the world to experience the diversity of musical expression. World Music: A Global Journey, now in its third edition, is known for its breadth in surveying the world’s major  More...

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Book details

List price: $89.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 2/1/2012
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 616
Size: 6.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 3.476
Language: English

Authors Terry E. Miller and Andrew Shahriari take students around the world to experience the diversity of musical expression. World Music: A Global Journey, now in its third edition, is known for its breadth in surveying the world’s major cultures in a systematic study of world music within a strong pedagogical framework. As one prepares for any travel, each chapter starts with background preparation, reviewing the historical, cultural, and musical overview of the region. Visits to multiple ‘sites’ within a region provide in-depth studies of varied musical traditions. Music analysis begins with an experiential "first impression" of the music, followed by an "aural analysis" of the sound and prominent musical elements. Finally, students are invited to consider the cultural connections that give the music its meaning and life.Features of the Third EditionOver 3 hours of diverse musical examples. with a third audio CD of new musical examplesListening Guides analyze the various pieces of music with some presented in an interactive format onlineBiographical highlights of performers and ethnomusicologists updated and new ones addedNumerous pedagogical aids, including "On Your Own Time" and "Explore More" sidebars, and Questions to Consider Popular music incorporated with the traditionalDYNAMIC COMPANION WEB SITE HOSTS NEW INTERACTIVE LISTENING GUIDES, PLUS MANY RESOURCES FOR STUDENT AND INSTRUCTOR. BUILT TO SERVE ONLINE COURSES.

Before the Trip Begins: Fundamental Issues
Aural Analysis: Listening to the World's Music
Cultural Considerations: Beyond the Sounds Themselves
Oceania: Australia - Papua New Guinea - Hawaii - Kiribati
South Asia: India - Pakistan
Southeast Asia: Vietnam - Thailand - Laos and Northeast Thailand - Indonesia (Java and Bali)
East Asia: China - Mongolia - Korea - Japan - Tibet l
The Middle East: Islam - Turkey - Iran - Egypt - Sufism - Judaism
Europe: Greece - Spain - Russia - Scotland - Ireland - Hungary - Bulgaria
Sub-Saharan Africa: Ghana - Nigeria - Central Africa - Zimbabwe - Uganda - Senegal - The Republic of South Africa
The Caribbean: Haiti - Jamaica - Trinidad & Tobago - The Bahamas - Cuba - The Dominican Republic
South America and Mexico: The Amazon Rainforest - Peru - Argentina - Brazil - Mexico
Canada and the United States: Cape Breton - Appalachia - Ohio Valley - Mississippi Delta - Nuyorican - Cajun
Discovering Yourself through Music

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