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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 11 new and published books in the subject of Global Music — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Pieces of the Musical World: Sounds and Cultures

    By Rachel Harris, Rowan Pease

    Pieces of the Musical World: Sounds and Cultures is a fieldwork-based ethnomusicology textbook that introduces a series of musical worlds each through a single "piece." It focuses on a musical sound or object that provides a springboard from which to tell a story about a particular geographic...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Made in Spain

    Studies in Popular Music

    Edited by Silvia Martinez, Héctor Fouce

    Series: Routledge Global Popular Music Series

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Music and Traditions of the Arabian Peninsula

    Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, and Qatar

    By Lisa Urkevich

    Music and Traditions of the Arabian Peninsula provides a pioneering overview of folk and traditional urban music, along with dance and rituals, of Saudi Arabia and the Upper Gulf States of Kuwait, Bahrain, and Qatar. The nineteen chapters introduce variegated regions and subcultures and their rich...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Made In Brazil

    Studies In Popular Music

    Edited by Martha Tupinambá de Ulhôa, Cláudia Azevedo, Felipe Trotta

    Series: Routledge Global Popular Music Series

    Made in Brazil: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive and thorough introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of twentieth-century Brazilian popular music. The volume consists of essays by scholars of Brazilian music, and covers the major figures, styles, and social...

    Published October 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Made in Japan

    Studies in Popular Music

    Edited by Toru Mitsui

    Series: Routledge Global Popular Music Series

    Made in Japan serves as a comprehensive and rigorous introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of contemporary Japanese popular music. Each essay, written by a leading scholar of Japanese music, covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts of pop music in Japan and...

    Published July 7th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Made in Italy

    Studies in Popular Music

    Edited by Franco Fabbri, Goffredo Plastino

    Series: Routledge Global Popular Music Series

    Made in Italy serves as a comprehensive and rigorous introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of contemporary Italian popular music. Each essay, written by a leading scholar of Italian music, covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts of pop music in Italy and...

    Published October 25th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Excursions in World Music

    6th Edition

    By Bruno Nettl, Thomas Turino, Isabel Wong, Charles Capwell, Philip Bolman, Byron Dueck, Timmothy Rommen

    Explore the relationship between music and society around the world This comprehensive introductory text creates a panoramic experience for beginner students by exposing them to the many musical cultures around the globe. Each chapter opens with a musical encounter in which the author...

    Published July 1st 2011 by Routledge

  8. Popular World Music

    By Andrew Shahriari

    Exploring Popular World Music is the first introductory level text written to introduce students to popular music styles from around the world. Focusing on styles that all students will know -- from Reggae to Klezmer, from Afro-Pop to Kodo drums--the book offers a comprehensive, listening-oriented...

    Published September 28th 2010 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 9th 2006 by Routledge

  10. The Musical Sources for Domenico Corri's A Select Collection of the Most Admired Songs, Duetts, &c., Volume 4, and The Singer's Preceptor

    A Select Collection of the Most Admired Songs, Duetts, & C., the Singer's Preceptor

    Edited by Richard Maunder

    First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 1st 1995 by Routledge