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Black Music of Two Worlds African, Caribbean, Latin, and African-American Traditions

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ISBN-10: 002864929X

ISBN-13: 9780028649290

Edition: 2nd 1998

Authors: John S. Roberts

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BLACK MUSIC OF TWO WORLDS defines the scope of world music studies, by exploring the impact that both African and European cultures had on music of the Americas.
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Book details

List price: $56.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Wadsworth
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Preface to the 1998 Edition
Preface to the 1972 Edition
Introduction: Africa, Europe, and Islam
Traditions Preserved: Neo-African Music
Cultural Blending: The First Afro-American Styles
South and Central America
The Caribbean
North American Strains: From Spirituals to Blues
U.S. Black Dance Music: "People" Music Becomes "Classical"
Fusions: Jazz, Latin America, and Africa
Modern Urban Popular Styles
Selected Discography
Sources for the Recordings
Selected Bibliography