Traditional World Music Influences in Contemporary Solo Piano Literature: A Selected Bibliographic Survey and Review

Traditional World Music Influences in Contemporary Solo Piano Literature: A Selected Bibliographic Survey and Review

by Elizabeth C. Axford, Elizabeth C. Axford
     
 

Identifies pieces in contemporary solo piano literature that show world music influences not traditionally associated with the standard repertoire of Western European art music. The resulting annotated bibliography therefore includes pieces which use or attempt to emulate non-Western scales, modes, and folk tunes, and rhythmic, percussive or harmonic devices and

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Identifies pieces in contemporary solo piano literature that show world music influences not traditionally associated with the standard repertoire of Western European art music. The resulting annotated bibliography therefore includes pieces which use or attempt to emulate non-Western scales, modes, and folk tunes, and rhythmic, percussive or harmonic devices and timbres.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810833807
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/06/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
5.74(w) x 8.74(h) x 1.21(d)

Table of Contents

Abbreviations of Music Publishers
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2World Music Overview5
Ch. 3The Middle or Near East and North Africa23
Ch. 4Sub-Saharan Africa51
Ch. 5India61
Ch. 6The Far East: China, Japan and the Orient71
Ch. 7Indonesia: Bali and Java97
Ch. 8Oceania: Australia, New Guinea, New Zealand and Polynesia103
Ch. 9Native North American Indian111
Ch. 10North American Folk Songs, Themes and Dances125
Ch. 11African-American Slave Songs and Spirituals195
Ch. 12Blues, Ragtime, Boogie Woogie and Jazz213
Ch. 13Latin America and Spain275
Ch. 14Folk Music Elements of Eastern Europe, Russia and Scandinavia345
Ch. 15Conclusion403
Selected Bibliography: Books and Periodicals407
Index of Countries and Regions419
Index of Composers, Arrangers, Publishers and Distributors421
About the Author441

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