Exploring the World of Music
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Publisher : Kendall Hunt
Release Date : 1999
ISBN 10 : 9780787271541
Pages : 322 pages
Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Music and music theory including, frequency, amplitude, duration, timbre, natural enviornment (Bosnian, Ganga, Becarac, Australia, Papua, New Guinea, spirit world, Tuvan; modern urban music, modern minstrels, rap music, transformative power of music, contra dance music, healing music (Kung healing ceremony); political power music (national anthems, protest and resistance); labor movement music, civil rights movement music; toptical songs in the United States; music and memory; much more.

Exploring the World of Music

by Dorothea E. Hast,James R. Cowdery,Stanley Arnold Scott

Music and music theory including, frequency, amplitude, duration, timbre, natural enviornment (Bosnian, Ganga, Becarac, Australia, Papua, New Guinea, spirit world, Tuvan; modern urban music, modern minstrels, rap music, transformative power of music, contra dance music, healing music (Kung healing ceremony); political power music (national anthems, protest and resistance); labor movement music, civil rights movement music; toptical songs in the United States; music and memory; much more.

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Worlds of Music  An Introduction to the Music of the World s Peoples  Shorter Version

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This shorter version of the best-selling WORLDS OF MUSIC provides much of the authoritative coverage of the comprehensive version in a format that’s accessible to students without any background or training in music. Using a case-study approach, the text presents in-depth explorations of music of several cultures from around the world. The authors, all ethnomusicologists working in their fields of expertise, base their discussions of music-cultures on their own fieldwork, and give students a true sense of both the

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The World of Music

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The World of Music

by Anna Dunphy comtesse de Brémont

Discover more of the music of Mozart in this overview of great composers.

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The World of Music

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The World of Music is a music appreciation book designed for instructors who want to focus on listening to music as it exists in the real world of their students. Expanding the traditional repertoire used for music study, this popular text begins with American folk, religious, jazz, popular, and ethnic music before introducing some world music and concluding with a thorough overview of Western classical music. The approach captures the essence of each repertoire, and equips students to recognize different

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Music in the World of Islam

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Worlds of Music  An Introduction to the Music of the World s Peoples

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

The bestselling WORLDS OF MUSIC, now in its fifth edition, provides authoritative, accessible coverage of the world's music cultures. Based on the authors' fieldwork and expertise, this text presents in-depth explorations of several music cultures from around the world, with new chapters on China, Eastern Europe and the Arab world. The student-friendly, case-study approach and music-culture focus gives students a true sense of both the music and the culture that created it. Additionally, a high-quality 4-CD set (packaged with the

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What in the World is Music

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What in the World is Music? investigates the nature and meaning of music through its widely shared uses and purposes, providing students with strong points of connection to the ways it affects their own lives. The text explores the ways humans experience and organize sound, and the contexts in which music takes place. Examining how people use music deepens students' insight both into its nature and the nature of those who make it, enjoy it, move to it, and live

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Middle East

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The Guitar Atlas series is your passport to a new world of music. Learn the characteristic rhythms and techniques of some of the world's most remarkable guitar music, discovering the history, origins, and pioneering artists of distinctive styles from around the globe. This introduction to the exotic music of Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Kuwait, Morocco, Nubia, and neighboring regions includes insights into cultural and religious influences and the major musicians of each locality. Discover unique plucked instruments, the Arabic tone system

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Music in the World

by Timothy D. Taylor

In music studies, Timothy D. Taylor is known for his insightful essays on music, globalization, and capitalism. Music in the World is a collection of some of Taylor’s most recent writings—essays concerned with questions about music in capitalist cultures, covering a historical span that begins in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and continues to the present. These essays look at shifts in the production, dissemination, advertising, and consumption of music from the industrial capitalism of the

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A world-renowned scholar and musician helps Christians respond with theological discernment to music.

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