Worlds of Music: An Introduction to the Music of the World's Peoples, Shorter Version / Edition 3

Worlds of Music: An Introduction to the Music of the World's Peoples, Shorter Version / Edition 3

by Jeff Todd Titon, Timothy J. Cooley, David Locke, David P. McAllester
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0495570109

ISBN-13: 9780495570103

Pub. Date: 01/05/2009

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Intended for courses in World Music/Ethnomusicology, an introductory course for non-music majors at four-year colleges and universities, as well as community colleges. Appropriate for students with no formal musical background and instructors with little or no formal training in ethnomusicology. [Instructors of music majors and students with some formal musical

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Intended for courses in World Music/Ethnomusicology, an introductory course for non-music majors at four-year colleges and universities, as well as community colleges. Appropriate for students with no formal musical background and instructors with little or no formal training in ethnomusicology. [Instructors of music majors and students with some formal musical training may want to adopt the WORLDS OF MUSIC, 5th Edition (2009-comprehensive version).] This new shorter version particularly targets the music appreciation instructor who wants to take a world music approach or the world music instructor who wants to take an appreciation approach.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495570103
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/05/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
464
Sales rank:
306,725
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1: MUSIC CULTURE AS A WORLD OF MUSIC (BY JEFF TODD TITON). The Soundscape. The Music-Culture. What is Music? Structure in Music. A Music-Culture Performance Model. The Four Components of a Music-Culture. Ecological and Sustainable Worlds of Music. Study Questions. Resources. 2: NORTH AMERICA/NATIVE AMERICA (BY DAVID P. MCALLESTAIR). Three Different Styles. Music of the Navajos. The Native American Flute Revival. Study Questions. Resources. 3: AFRICA/EWE, MANDE, DAGBAMBA, SHONA, BAAKA (BY DAVID LOCKE). Postal Workers Canceling Stamps . Agbekor: Music and Dance of the Ewe People. Drummers of the Dagbamba. Shona Mbira Music. The BaAka People Singing "Makala". Conclusion as Discussion. Study Questions. Resources. 4: NORTH AMERICA/BLACK AMERICA (BY JEFF TODD TITON). Music of Worship. Music of Work. Music of Play. Blues. A Few Final Words. Study Questions. Resources . 5: EUROPE/CENTRAL AND SOUTHEASTERN REGIONS (BY TIMOTHY J. COOLEY). Europe: An Overview. Social and Political Organization. The Sounds of European Music. Case Study: Podhale, Polish Tatra Region. European Regional Musics on the Global Stage: Two Case Studies. Reinterpreting Europe. Study Questions. Resources . 6: INDIA/SOUTH INDIA (BY DAVID B. RECK). History, Culture and Music. Many Musics. Classical Music. A Carnatic Music Performance. Indian Music and the West. Study Questions. Resources. 7: ASIA/MUSIC OF INDONESIA (BY R. ANDERSON SUTTON). Central Java. Bali. Indonesian Popular Music. Conclusion. Study Questions. Resources. 8: EAST ASIA/CHINA, TAIWAN, SINGAPORE, OVERSEAS CHINESE (BY JONATHAN P. J. STOCK) A Cross-Section of Chinese Music. Folk Song. Instrumental Ensemble Traditions. Opera and Ballad Traditions. Solo Instrumental Traditions. Religious Tradtions. Popular Music. Chinese Music/World Music? Study Questions. Resources. 9: LATIN AMERICA/CHILE, BOLIVIA, ECUADOR, PERU (BY JOHN M. SCHECHTER). Chilean Nueva Cancion: Victor Jara and Inti Illimani. Bolivian K'antu. The Quichua of the Northern Andes of Ecuador. The Andean Ensemble Phenomenon: Going Abroad. Afro-Peruvian Music: A Lando. Despedida, or Farewell. Study Questions. Resources. 10: THE ARAB WORLD (BY ANNE K. RASMUSSEN) "Arabia". The Takht Ensemble. Religion and Music in the Arab World. Music in History/Music as History. The Maghrib. The Music of Celebration: Communal Music Making at a Wedding in Morocco. Poetry and Core Values of Bedouin Culture. Homeland and Diaspora: An Unexpected Reaction. From Diaspora to Globalization.: Ofra Haza and World Beat. Concluding Remarks. Study Questions. Resources. 11: DISCOVERING AND DOCUMENTING A WORLD OF MUSIC (BY JEFF TODD TITON AND DAVID B. RECK). Music in Our Own Backyards. Doing Musical Ethnography. References. Glossary. Index.

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