The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: The World's Music: General Perspectives and Reference Tools

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First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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"This unique and thoroughly researched resource provides a dynamic and in depth perspective on world music... It strikes a balance between wonderful illustrations and comprehensive, scholarly entries. Each regional volume includes a CD sampler of that region's music. This source will have wide appeal to both the novice and expert." — Dartmouth Medal
Library Journal
Following 13 essays on "Ethnomusicologists at Work," the final volume in the monumental Garland Encyclopedia of World Music interfiles and reprints the glossaries and indexes of the other nine volumes and reprints the "guides to reference sources" (bibliographies, discographies, filmographies) from all the volumes without interfiling them. The essays are personal statements from scholars who have made ethnographic music study their career and describe their own musical training, how their interest in music took an anthropological turn, insider-outsider experiences while doing research all over the world, and the various techniques scholars employ while doing field work. By itself, this volume stands as an inspiring career guide for students of world music, an integrated dictionary of mainly non-English music terms from all the cultures covered by the encyclopedia, and a sourcebook for ethnomusicology publications and recordings, as well as an overall index to the ten-volume set. Even specialized libraries that do not own the entire set may want this on their shelves, especially if their patrons have a general interest in world music.-Bonnie Jo Dopp, Univ. of Maryland Libs. Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information.
The final volume in , this volume compiles the reference sections of Volumes 1 through 9. Part 1 presents a select group of ethnomusicologists who describe how they entered the profession and carry out their research, teaching, and publication. Part 2 provides a glossary for all ten volumes, which gives readers a way to find where terms related to concepts, instruments, and other topics occur. It also contains a guide to publications, recordings, films, and videos for all geographic areas. Distributed by Taylor & Francis. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Table of Contents

About The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music vii
Preface ix
Contributing Authors xiii
Part 1 Ethnomusicologists at Work 1
South Asia and East Asia 3
East Asia and North America 17
Africa and East Asia 27
Southeast Asia 41
Africa and the Middle East 55
Africa, the Middle East, and North America 67
Latin America and North America (I) 77
Latin America and North America (II) 87
Latin America and East Asia 97
Africa, Latin America, and North America 109
North America and the Middle East 127
Africa and North America 137
Europe and North America 157
Part 2 Resources and Research Tools 169
General Glossary 171
Africa 331
Publications on African Music 333
Recordings of African Music 339
Films and Videos of African Music 343
South America, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean 345
Publications on South American, Mexican, Central American, and Caribbean Music 347
Recordings of South American, Mexican, Central American, and Caribbean Music 357
Films and Videos of South American, Mexican, Central American, and Caribbean Music 363
The United States and Canada 365
Publications on the Music of the United States and Canada 367
Recordings of the Music of the United States and Canada 383
Films and Videos of the Music of the United States and Canada 387
Southeast Asia 389
Publications on Southeast Asian Music 391
Recordings of Southeast Asian Music 409
Films and Videos of Southeast Asian Music 415
South Asia: The Indian Subcontinent 419
Publications on South Asian Music 421
Recordings of South Asian Music 433
Films and Videos of South Asian Music 441
The Middle East 443
Publications on Middle Eastern Music 445
Recordings of Middle Eastern Music 475
Films and Videos of Middle Eastern Music 485
East Asia: China, Japan, Korea, and Inner Asia 487
Publications on East Asian Music 489
Recordings of East Asian Music 517
Films and Videos of East Asian Music 527
Europe 531
Publications on European Music 533
Recordings of European Traditional Music 537
Films and Videos of European Traditional Music 543
Australia and the Pacific Islands 545
Publications on the Music of Oceania 547
Recordings of Oceanic Music 553
Films and Videos of Oceanic Performing Arts 561
General Index 569
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