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Worlds of Music Introduction to the Music of the World's People

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ISBN-10: 0534627579

ISBN-13: 9780534627577

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Jeff Todd Titon, Linda Fujie, David Locke, David P. McAllester, David B. B. Reck

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This shorter version of the best-selling WORLDS OF MUSIC is based on the 4th edition and provides much of the authoritative coverage of the comprehensive version in a format that's accessible to students without any background or training in music. Using the case-study approach, the text presents in-depth explorations of music of several cultures from around the world. The authors all ethnomusicologists working in their fields of expertise base their discussions of music-cultures on their own fieldwork and give students a true sense of both the music and culture that created it. General editor, Jeff Todd Titon, has written the text's opening chapter, that introduces students to…    
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List price: $174.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 7/27/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Music Culture as a World of Music
The Soundscape
The Music-Culture
Music or Nonmusic?
Patterns in Music
A Music-Culture Performance Model
The Four Components of a Music-Culture
Ecological Worlds of Music
Study Questions
Glossary Resources
North America/Native America
The Sioux Musical Style (Close Listening: Grass Dance, Traditional Sioux War Dance The Zuni Musical Style; Close Listening: Zuni Lullaby)
The Iroquois Musical Style (Close Listening: "Gadasjot," Quiver Dance or Warrior's Stomp Dance Song)
Musical Life of the Navajos (Close Listening: Yebichai, Navajo Dance Song; Close Listening: "Folsom Prison Blues"; Close Listening: "Shizhan?'?," Navajo Circle Dance Song; Close Listening: Hymn of the Native American Church; Close Listening: "Clinging to a Saving Hand," Traditional Christian Hymn)
The Native American Flute Revival
Study Questions.Glossary
Africa: Ewe, Mande, Dagbamba, Shona, BaAka
Postal Workers Canceling Stamps (Close Listening: Postal Workers Canceling Stamps at the University of Ghana Post Office)
Agbekor: Music and Dance of the Ewe People (Close Listening: Agbekor Vulolo; Close Listening: Agbekor Adzo; Close Listening: Agbekor Vutsotsoe; Close Listening: Performance Demonstration of an Agbekor Percussion Ensemble)
The Jaliya of the Mande (Close Listening: "Lambango," a Mande Song)
Drummers of the Dagbamba (Close Listening: "Nag Biegu," Traditional Praise Name Dance Song)
Shona Mbira Music (Close Listening: "Nhemamusasa," Traditional Shona)
The BaAka, Forest People (Close Listening: "Makala," a Mabo Performance Event)
Conclusion as Discussion
Study Questions
Glossary Resources
North America/Black America
Music of Worship (Close Listening: "Amazing Grace")
Music of Work (Close Listening: Field holler; Close Listening: "Rosie" (call and response excerpt); Close Listening: "Rosie")
Music of Play
Blues (Close Listening: "Poor Boy Blues"; Close Listening: "She Got Me Walkin'"; Close Listening: "Ain't Enough Comin' In")
A Few Final Words
Study Questions
Glossary Resources
East Asia/Japan (by Linda Fujie)
General Characteristics of Japanese Traditional Music
The Shakuhachi (Bamboo Flute) (Close Listening: "Tsuru no sugomori" ("Nesting Cranes"))
The Kouta (Short Song) and Shamisen (Lute) (Close Listening: "Hakusen no" ("A White Fan"))
Folk Song (Close Listening: "Nikata-bushi" ("The Song of the Nikata"))
Popular Music (Close Listening: Taiko (Drumming); Close Listening: "Naite Nagasaki" ("Crying Nagasaki"))
Final Words
Study Questions
Glossary Resources
India/South India
Culture, History, Politics
The Classical Music of South India
A Carnatic Music Performance (Close Listening: "Sarasiruha," Kriti in Natai raga, Adi tala)
Indian Music and the West
Study Questions
Glossary Resources
Central Java
Gamelan (Close Listening: Performance Demonstration of a Javanese Gendhing, "Bubaran Kembang Pacar"; Close Listening: Playon "Lasem" sl?ndro pathet nem, Central Javanese Gamelan Music for Shadow Puppetry)
Bali (Close Listening: "Kosalia Arinim," Gamelan Gong Kebyar)
Popular Music (Close Listening: "Shufflendang-Shufflending," Ethno-Jazz Fusion of West Java)
Study Questions
Glossary Resources
Latin America: Chile/Bolivia/Ecuador/Peru
Chilean Nueva Canci?n (Close Listening: "El aparecido" ("The Apparition"))
Bolivian K'antu (Close Listening: "Kuitimunapaq" ("So that we can return"))
The Quichua of the Northern Andes of Ecuador (Close Listening: "Muyu muyari warmigu" ("Please return, dear woman"), a Quichua Sanju?n; Close Listening: "Iluman tiyu" ("Man from Iluman"), a Classic Sanju?n of the Imbabura Quichua)
African-Ecuadorian Music of the Chota River Valley (Close Listening: "Me gusta la leche" ("I like milk"), an African-Ecuadorian Sanju?n)
The Andean Ensemble Phenomenon: Going Abroad (Close Listening: "Amor imposible" ("Impossible Love"), Traditional Peruvian wayno)
Afro-Peruvian Music (Close Listening: "Azucar de bana" ("Sugar Cane"), an Afro-Peruvian Land? Despedida, or Farewell)
Study Questions
Glossary Resources
Discovering and Documenting a World of Music
Music in Our Own Backyards
Doing Musical Ethnography