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The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Set 10-Volume Set

Edited by Bruno Nettl, Ruth M. Stone, James Porter, Timothy Rice

Routledge – 2000 – 11,024 pages

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    978-0-8153-1865-1
    October 31st 1999
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First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Reviews

"This unique and thoroughly researched resource provides a dynamic and in depth perspective on world music… It strikes a balance between wonderful illustrations and comprehensive, scholarly entries. Each regional volume includes a CD sampler of that region's music. This source will have wide appeal to both the novice and expert." -- Dartmouth Medal

"The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music is as important a social and human message of respect and partnership as it is a contribution to our heritage and musical knowledge." -- Yehundi Menuhin

"For those who want to explore the mystery of the music cultures of the world, The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music is a treat and a must have." -- Mickey Hart, Musician and Author

"It is gratifying to find a serious and scholarly publication that tries to let everybody in. Opens new doors for the listeners of the twenty-first century." -- Bess Lomax Hawes, former Director of the Folk and Traditional Arts Program, The National Endowment for the Arts

"Extraordinary…" -- Library Journal

"Lay aside the cliche that you can't judge a book by its cover, and place your bets on the single beautiful color photograph that captures the cultural mood of each Garland volume…Librarians take note: these books will get used…The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music is outstanding on all accounts. Every volume to date is a delight to explore; and as each in the series is issued, anticipation of the next increases." -- Victory Music Review

"Learning about world music is a pleasure with this impressive series of books." -- Cover Magazine

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Name: The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Set 10-Volume Set (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Bruno Nettl, Ruth M. Stone, James Porter, Timothy Rice. First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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