Excursions in World Music

ISBN-10: 0205214886

ISBN-13: 9780205214884

Edition: 6th 2011

Authors: Bruno Nettl, Thomas Turino, Isabel Wong, Charles Capwell, Philip Bohlman

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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. 
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Book details

List price: $91.33
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 7/25/2011
Binding: Looseleaf - sheets only 
Pages: 464
Size: 7.70" wide x 9.80" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 1.650
Language: English

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

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

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