World Music: The Basics

World Music: The Basics

by Richard O Nidel, Nidel Nidel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415968003

ISBN-13: 9780415968003

Pub. Date: 11/01/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Compact in one volume, this is an essential resource for world music novices and devoted listeners alike. Arranged by continent, and then alphabetically by country, musical styles and performers are described within their historical and political contexts. The artist profiles span classic performers to contemporary artists, with short synopses and recommended CDs.

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Compact in one volume, this is an essential resource for world music novices and devoted listeners alike. Arranged by continent, and then alphabetically by country, musical styles and performers are described within their historical and political contexts. The artist profiles span classic performers to contemporary artists, with short synopses and recommended CDs. The author is a writer and world-music enthusiast, masquerading as a lawyer by day. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415968003
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/01/2004
Series:
Basics Series
Pages:
422
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.30(d)

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