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  1. Focus: Irish Traditional Music

    By Sean Williams

    Series: Focus on World Music Series

    Focus: Irish Traditional Music is an introduction to the instrumental and vocal traditions of the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, as well as Irish music in the context of the Irish diaspora. Ireland's size relative to Britain or to the mainland of Europe is small, yet its impact on...

    Published October 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  2. Focus: Music of Northeast Brazil

    2nd Edition

    By Larry Crook

    Series: Focus on World Music Series

    Focus: Music of Northeast Brazil examines the historical and contemporary manifestations of the music of Brazil, a country with a musical landscape that is layered with complexity and diversity. Based on the author’s field research during the past twenty years, the book describes and analyzes the...

    Published March 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  3. The Garland Handbook of African Music

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Ruth M. Stone

    Series: Garland Handbooks of World Music

    The Garland Handbook of African Music is comprised of essays from The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: Volume 1, Africa, (1997). Revised and updated, the essays offer detailed, regional studies of the different musical cultures of Africa and examine the ways in which music helps to define the...

    Published June 23rd 2008 by Routledge

  4. Focus: Gamelan Music of Indonesia

    2nd Edition

    By Henry Spiller

    Series: Focus on World Music Series

    Focus: Gamelan Music of Indonesia is an introduction to the familiar music from Southeast Asia's largest country - both as sound and cultural phenomenon. An archipelago of over 17,000 islands, Indonesia is a melting pot of Hindu, Buddhist, Islamic, Portuguese, Dutch, and British influences. Despite...

    Published April 10th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Focus: Music of South Africa

    2nd Edition

    By Carol A. Muller

    Series: Focus on World Music Series

    Focus: Music of South Africa provides an in-depth look at the full spectrum of South African music, a musical culture that epitomizes the enormous ethnic, religious, linguistic, class, and gender diversity of the nation itself. Drawing on extensive field and archival research, as well as her own...

    Published April 8th 2008 by Routledge

  6. The Garland Handbook of Southeast Asian Music

    Edited by Terry Miller, Sean Williams

    Series: Garland Handbooks of World Music

    The Garland Handbook of Southeast Asian Music is comprised of essays from The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: Volume 4, Southeast Asia (1998). Largely revised and updated, the essays offer detailed, regional studies of the different musical cultures of Southeast Asia and examine the...

    Published March 9th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Musical Performance in the Diaspora

    Edited by Tina K Ramnarine

    This book illustrates how ethnographic investigation of musical performances might contribute to the analysis of diaspora. It embraces diverse examples such as 'mourning and cultures of survival' amongst Aboriginal and Jewish communities in Australia, remembering a Kazakh 'homeland' in Western...

    Published January 9th 2008 by Routledge

  8. The Garland Handbook of Latin American Music

    2nd Edition

    By Dale Olsen, Daniel Sheehy

    Series: Garland Handbooks of World Music

    The Garland Handbook of Latin American Music is comprised of essays from The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: Volume 2, South America, Mexico, Central America, and the Carribean, (1998). Revised and updated, the essays offer detailed, regional studies of the different musical cultures of Latin...

    Published October 23rd 2007 by Routledge

  9. Global Minstrels

    Voices of World Music

    By Elijah Wald

    As the fastest growing sector of the U.S. music market, world music has embedded itself in the fabric of American life. Artists such as Peter Gabriel, Paul Simon and the Talking Heads have all utilized characteristics of the "world" sound in their music, while international performers are enjoying...

    Published November 8th 2006 by Routledge

  10. The Ethnomusicologists' Cookbook

    Complete Meals from Around the World

    By Sean Williams

    Named one of New York Times Top-20 Cookbooks of 2006. Have you ever wanted to host a full evening of Indian food, culture, and music? How about preparing a traditional Balinese banquet? Or take a trip to Cairo and enjoy an Egyptian feast? The Ethnomusicologists' Cookbook takes you around...

    Published June 6th 2006 by Routledge