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Worlds of Music An Introduction to the Music of the World's Peoples

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ISBN-10: 0534595391

ISBN-13: 9780534595395

Edition: 5th 2009 (Revised)

Authors: Jeff Todd Titon, Timothy J. Cooley, David Locke, David P. McAllester, Anne K. Rasmussen

List price: $168.95
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The bestselling WORLDS OF MUSIC, now in its fifth edition, provides authoritative, accessible coverage of the world's music cultures. Based on the authors' fieldwork and expertise, this text presents in-depth explorations of several music cultures from around the world, with new chapters on China, Eastern Europe and the Arab world. The student-friendly, case-study approach and music-culture focus gives students a true sense of both the music and the culture that created it. Additionally, a high-quality 4-CD set (packaged with the book or purchased separately) contains a variety of recordings from multiple sources, including the authors' own fieldwork, other ethnomusicologists' field…    
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Book details

List price: $168.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 2/12/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 640
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Timothy J. Cooley is Assistant Professor of Music at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and co-editor (with Gregory F. Barz) of Shadows in the Field: New Perspectives for Fieldwork in Ethnomusicology.

The Music-Culture as a World of Music
North America/Native America
Africa/Ewe, Mande, Dagbamba, Shona, BaAka
North America/Black America
Europe/Central and Southeastern Regions
India/South India
East Asia/China, Taiwan, Singapore, Oversees Chinese
Latin America/Chile, Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru
Music of the Arab World
Discovering and Documenting a World of Music