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Excursions in World Music, Books a la Carte Edition / Edition 6
     

Excursions in World Music, Books a la Carte Edition / Edition 6

by Bruno Nettl, Thomas Turino, Isabel Wong, Charles Capwell, Philip Bolman
 

ISBN-10: 0205214886

ISBN-13: 9780205214884

Pub. Date: 08/08/2011

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Explore the relationship between music and society around the world

This comprehensive introductory text creates a panoramic experience for beginner students by exposing them to the many musical cultures around the globe. Each chapter opens with a musical encounter in which the author introduces a key musical culture. Through these experiences, students are

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Explore the relationship between music and society around the world

This comprehensive introductory text creates a panoramic experience for beginner students by exposing them to the many musical cultures around the globe. Each chapter opens with a musical encounter in which the author introduces a key musical culture. Through these experiences, students are introduced to key musical styles, musical instruments, and performance practices. Students are taught how to actively listen to key musical examples through detailed listening guides. The role of music in society is emphasized through chapters that focus on key world cultural groups.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205214884
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/08/2011
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.70(d)

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