World Music

World Music

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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 experimental "first impression" of the music, followed by an "aural analysis" of the sound and prominent musical elements. Finally, students are invited to consider the cultural connections that give the music its meaning and life. Features of the Third Edition Over 3 hours of diverse musical examples. with a third audio CD of new musical examples Listening Guides analyze the various pieces of music with some presented in an interactive format online Biographical highlights of performers and ethnomusicologists updated and new ones added Numerous pedagogical aids, including "On Your Own Time" and "Explore More" sidebars, and "Questions to Consider" Popular music incorporated with the traditional Dynamic companion web site hosts new Interactive Listening Guides, plus many resources for student and instructor. Built to serve online courses. The CD set is available separately (ISBN 978-0-415-89402-9) or with its Value Pack and book (ISBN 978 0415- 80823-1). For eBook users, MP3 files for the accompanying audio files are available only with the Value Pack of eBook & MP3 files (ISBN 978-0-203-15298-0). Please find instructions on how to obtain the audio files in the contents section of the eBook.

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Genre : Music
Author by : Terry E. Miller
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2013-04-03
File : 616 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781136241710


World Music A Very Short Introduction

World Music A Very Short Introduction

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'World music' emerged as an invention of the West from encounters with other cultures. This book draws readers into a remarkable range of these historical encounters, in which music had the power to evoke the exotic and to give voice to the voiceless. In the course of the volume's eight chapters the reader witnesses music's involvement in the modern world, but also the individual moments and particular histories that are crucial to an understanding of music's diversity. World Music is wide-ranging in its geographical scope, yet individual chapters provide in-depth treatments of selected music cultures and regional music histories. The book frequently zooms in on repertoires and musicians - such as Bob Marley, Bartok, and Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan - and attempts to account for world music's growing presence and popularity at the beginning of the twenty-first century. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

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Genre : Music
Author by : Philip V. Bohlman
Publisher : OUP Oxford
Release : 2002-05-30
File : 200 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780191540431


Critical Themes In World Music

Critical Themes In World Music

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Critical Themes in World Music is a reader of nine short essays by the authors of the successful Excursions in World Music, Eighth Edition, edited by Timothy Rommen and Bruno Nettl. The essays introduce key and contemporary themes in ethnomusicology—gender and sexuality, coloniality and race, technology and media, sound and space, and more—creating a counterpoint to the area studies approach of the textbook, a longstanding model for thinking about the musics of the world. Instructors can use this flexible resource as a primary or secondary path through the materials, on its own, or in concert with Excursions in World Music, allowing for a more complete understanding that highlights the many continuities and connections that exist between musical communities, regardless of region. Critical Themes in World Music presents a critically-minded, thematic study of ethnomusicology, one that serves to counterbalance, complicate, and ultimately complement the companion textbook.

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Genre : Music
Author by : Timothy Rommen
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2020-08-26
File : 96 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780429755828


World Music Drumming

World Music Drumming

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(Expressive Art (Choral)). After extensive field-testing in the U.S. and Canada, World Music Drumming has passed all the tests! Aimed primarily at grades 6-8 with extensions into the lower elementary grades and the high school, you and your students will learn drumming techniques, sing lots of great songs with accompaniment and movement, connect African and Latin American cultural traditions to the music performed, and discover how music can be the perfect vehicle for teaching team building, respect, focusing, listening, problem solving, and other important life skills. The Teacher's Edition provides complete lesson plans and a step-by-step teaching process.

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Genre : Music
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Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
Release : 1998-04-01
File : 96 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781476866727


The Garland Encyclopedia Of World Music

The Garland Encyclopedia Of World Music

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First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Genre : Music
Author by : Timothy Rice
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2017-09-25
File : 1174 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781351544269


The Concise Garland Encyclopedia Of World Music

The Concise Garland Encyclopedia Of World Music

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This book is about the gender dimensions of natural resource exploitation and management, with a focus on Asia. It explores the uneasy negotiations between theory, policy and practice that are often evident within the realm of gender, environment and natural resource management, especially where gender is understood as a political, negotiated and contested element of social relationships. It offers a critical feminist perspective on gender relations and natural resource management in the context of contemporary policy concerns: decentralized governance, the elimination of poverty and the mainstreaming of gender. Through a combination of strong conceptual argument and empirical material from a variety of political economic and ecological contexts (including Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, Thailand and Vietnam), the book examines gender-environment linkages within shifting configurations of resource access and control. The book will serve as a core resource for students of gender studies and natural resource management, and as supplementary reading for a wide range of disciplines including geography, environmental studies, sociology and development. It also provides a stimulating collection of ideas for professionals looking to incorporate gender issues within their practice in sustainable development. Published with IDRC."

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Genre : Music
Author by : Garland Encyclopedia of World Music
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2013-02-01
File : 672 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781136095948


Popular Music And Human Rights World Music

Popular Music And Human Rights World Music

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Popular music has long understood that human rights, if attainable at all, involve a struggle without end. The right to imagine an individual will, the right to some form of self-determination and the right to self-legislation have long been at the forefront of popular music's approach to human rights. At a time of such uncertainty and confusion, with human rights currently being violated all over the world, a new and sustained examination of cultural responses to such issues is warranted. In this respect music, which is always produced in a social context, is an extremely useful medium; in its immediacy music has a potency of expression that reaches far and wide.

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Genre : Music
Author by : Ian Peddie
Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
Release : 2016
File : 406 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0754668533


The Concise Garland Encyclopedia Of World Music The Middle East South Asia East Asia Southeast Asia

The Concise Garland Encyclopedia Of World Music The Middle East South Asia East Asia Southeast Asia

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Genre : Music
Author by : Ellen Koskoff
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2008
File : 1406 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780415994040


The Garland Encyclopedia Of World Music

The Garland Encyclopedia Of World Music

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Explores key themes in African music that have emerged in recent years-a subject usually neglected in country-by-country coverage emphasizes the contexts of musical performance-unlike studies that offer static interpretations isolated from other performing traditions presents the fresh insights and analyses of musicologists and anthropologists of diverse national origins-African, Asian, European, and American Charts the flow and influence of music. The Encyclopedia also charts the musical interchanges that followed the movement of people and ideas across the continent, including: cross-regional musical influences throughout Africa * Islam and its effect on African music * spread of guitar music * Kru mariners of Liberia * Latin American influences on African music * musical interchanges in local contexts * crossovers between popular and traditional practices. Audio CD included. Also includes nine maps and 96 music examples.

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Genre : Music
Author by : Ruth M. Stone
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2017-09-25
File : 868 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781351544351


Hello World Music

Hello World Music

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Learn from home and explore the world with these fun and easy board books! Every young child loves to listen to music, bang on drums, and pound the keys of a piano. Now here's a Hello, World! board book that can teach babies and toddlers all about musical instruments and the sounds they make—with colors, shapes, sizes, and super-simple facts. Hello, World! board books introduce first nonfiction concepts to babies and toddlers. Told in clear and easy terms with read-aloud sound words ("Plink! There are 88 keys on a piano, and they each make a different sound") and featuring bright, cheerful illustrations, Hello, World! makes learning fun for young children. And each page offers helpful prompts for engaging with your child. It's a perfect way to bring science and culture into the busy world of a toddler, where learning never stops. Look for all the books in the Hello, World! series: •Solar System •Weather •Backyard Bugs •Birds •Dinosaurs •My Body •How Do Apples Grow? •Ocean Life •Moon Landing •Pets •Arctic Animals •Construction Site •Rainforest Animals •Planet Earth •Reptiles •Cars and Trucks •Music •Baby Animals •On the Farm

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author by : Jill McDonald
Publisher : Doubleday Books for Young Readers
Release : 2021-01-05
File : 26 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780593303863