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Excursions in World Music, Seventh Edition

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ISBN-10: 1138666432

ISBN-13: 9781138666436

Edition: 7th 2017 (Revised)

Authors: Bruno Nettl, Timothy Rommen

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Excursions in World Musicis a comprehensive introductory textbook to world music, creating a panoramic experience for students by engaging the many cultures around the globe, and highlighting the sheer diversity to be experienced in the world of music. At the same time, the text illustrates the often profound ways through which a deeper exploration of these many different communities can reveal overlaps, shared horizons, and common concerns in spite of and, because of, this very diversity. The new 7thedition introduces five brand new chapters, including: chapters on the Middle East, South Asia, and Korea, by three new contributors and a new chapter on Latin America along with a new…    
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Book details

List price: $215.00
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 8/15/2016
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 515
Size: 7.99" wide x 10.00" long x 1.38" tall
Weight: 3.652
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

Timothy Rommenis Associate Professor in the Department of Music at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author ofMek Some Noise: Gospel Music and the Ethics of Style in Trinidad(UC Press), which in 2008 was awarded the Alan Merriam Prize from the Society for Ethnomusicology.