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  1. World Music

    A Global Journey - Paperback & CD Set Value Pack, 3rd Edition

    By Terry E. Miller, Andrew Shahriari

    Authors Terry E. Miller and Andrew Shahriari take students around the world to experience the diversity of musical expression. World Music: A Global Journey, now in its third edition, is known for its breadth in surveying the world’s major cultures in a systematic study of world music within a...

    Published January 31st 2012 by Routledge

  2. World Music

    A Global Journey - Paperback Only, 3rd Edition

    By Terry E. Miller, Andrew Shahriari

    Authors Terry E. Miller and Andrew Shahriari take students around the world to experience the diversity of musical expression. World Music: A Global Journey, now in its third edition, is known for its breadth in surveying the world’s major cultures in a systematic study of world music within a...

    Published June 28th 2012 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 24th 2008 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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 24th 2007 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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 24th 2009 by Routledge

  8. 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 11th 2008 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. Music Cultures in the United States

    An Introduction

    Edited by Ellen Koskoff

    Music Cultures in the United States is a basic textbook for an Introduction to American Music course. Taking a new, fresh approach to the study of American music, it is divided into three parts. In the first part, historical, social, and cultural issues are discussed, including how music history is...

    Published December 26th 2004 by Routledge