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World Music A Global Journey

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ISBN-10: 0415808235

ISBN-13: 9780415808231

Edition: 3rd 2012 (Revised)

Authors: Terry E. Miller, Andrew Shahriari

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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…    
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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: 3.630
Language: English

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