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The World Music CD Listener's Guide
     

The World Music CD Listener's Guide

by Howard J. Blumenthal
 
Fans of the many musical styles collectively known as World Music will find this guide a valuable resource to finding 600 of the best CDs available by artists from Algeria, Bulgaria, Brazil, Spain, Scotland, Pakistan, and many other countries. One hundred of the finest and most influential musicians of this genre are represented, including Cheb Kaled, the Gypsy Kings,

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Fans of the many musical styles collectively known as World Music will find this guide a valuable resource to finding 600 of the best CDs available by artists from Algeria, Bulgaria, Brazil, Spain, Scotland, Pakistan, and many other countries. One hundred of the finest and most influential musicians of this genre are represented, including Cheb Kaled, the Gypsy Kings, and Nusrat Fatah Ali Khan. 150 illustrations. 12,000 print.

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Author, columnist, and television producer Blumenthal selects 900 world music CDs, from Celtic to salsa, klezmer to flamenco. Alphabetical entries represent over 150 artists, from legends like Ravi Shankar, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Bob Marley, and Tito Puente, to contemporary world music stars like Sheila Chandra, Baaba Maal, and M<'a>rta Sebesty<'e>n. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9780823076635
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/01/1998
Pages:
204
Product dimensions:
4.48(w) x 8.02(h) x 0.58(d)

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