Excursions in world music 7th edition

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excursions in world music 7th edition

Excursions in World Music by Bruno Nettl

This dynamic introductory book takes readers on a vivid exploration into the major musical cultures of the world by first presenting a lively vignette of a musical occasion, and then placing that occasion in the context of a general description of the society and musical culture. KEY TOPICS The book divides the world into ten major culture areas—and devotes a chapter to each, exploring the musical cultures of such fascinating lands as India, the Middle East, Indonesia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Latin America. The presentation features a synthetic treatment of musical life and ideas about music, musical style, music history, and musical instruments; briefly describes additional musical genres or contexts; and considers recent developments.

For individuals interested in the music of the world.

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Discounts: Include Coupons Include Offers member of Use the book during the school term. Restrictions Apply. Excursions in World Music is a comprehensive introductory textbook to world music, creating a panora 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 seventh edition introduces five brand new chapters, including chapters by three new contributors on the Middle East, South Asia, and Korea, as well as a new chapter on Latin America along with a new introduction written by Timothy Rommen. Excursions in World Music remains a favorite among ethnomusicologists who want students to explore the in-depth knowledge and scholarship that animates regional studies of world music.

This dynamic introductory book takes readers on a vivid exploration into the major musical cultures of the world by first presenting a lively vignette of a musical occasion, and then placing that occasion in the context of a general description of the society and musical culture. The presentation features a synthetic treatment of musical life and ideas about music, musical style, music history, and musical instruments; briefly describes additional musical genres or contexts; and considers recent developments. When I started grad school in ethnomusicology, I was blessed to be given a teaching assistantship which paid my way through school. But the bigger gift than the money was the opportunity to learn about teaching, through teaching one or two sections of the course Music as a World Phenomenon each semester for four years. When I began I was fresh out of college, younger than some of my students, and terrifyingly unprepared for the task. Despite all that, it was a fantastic experience, and I think m. Despite all that, it was a fantastic experience, and I think my students had a great time, too.

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    Excursions in World Music, Seventh Edition (Volume 1) 7th Edition . Excursions in World Music is a comprehensive introductory textbook to worldmusic.

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