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Excursions in World Music

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780130316486

ISBN10:
0130316482
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2001
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall

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Summary

World Music, Introductory Ethnomusicology courses, and as a supplementary text in general Music Appreciation courses at the undergraduate level. This dynamic introductory text takes students on a vivid exploration into the major musical cultures of the world by first presenting a lively vignette of a musical occasion, and then placing that occasion in the context of a general description of the society and musical culture.

Table of Contents

Preface xiii
Introduction: Studying Music of the World's Cultures
1(18)
Bruno Nettl
Our Purpose: Presenting the World of Music
1(2)
Notes on The Marriage of Figaro
3(2)
Certain Basic Assumptions
5(3)
Universals of Music
8(2)
Musical Change, Transmission, and History
10(1)
Musical Instruments
11(2)
Why Different Cultures Have Different Kinds of Music
13(2)
The Field of Ethnomusicology
15(4)
The Music of India
19(27)
Charles Capwell
Attending a Music Conference in Calcutta
19(8)
Roots
27(6)
The Karnatak Recital and Types of Pieces
33(3)
Instruments
36(4)
The Realm of Indian Music
40(3)
Prospects
43(3)
Music of the Middle East
46(28)
Bruno Nettl
Concerts in Tehran
46(6)
Musical and Cultural Values
52(6)
Middle Eastern Culture and History
58(3)
Melody and Rhythm
61(3)
Ways of Making Music
64(10)
The Music of China
74(38)
Isabel K.F. Wong
The Contemporary Scene
74(13)
Instrumental Performance at a Teahouse in Shanghai
87(6)
The Qin and Its Music
93(4)
The Pipa and Its Music
97(1)
Prominent Features in Culture and Music
98(3)
Regional Styles
101(11)
The Music of Japan
112(26)
Isabel K.F. Wong
Hogaku Performance in Tokyo
112(8)
Theater Music
120(6)
The Religious Traditions
126(4)
A Concert and a Court Tradition
130(5)
General Tendencies and Characteristics of Hogaku
135(3)
The Music of Indonesia
138(29)
Charles Capwell
Javanese Music in Chicago
138(2)
The Javanese Gamelan
140(6)
The Cultural and Historical Significance of Javanese Gamelan Music
146(5)
Music in Bali
151(6)
The Influence of Foreign Artists and Tourists
157(3)
Four Kinds of Popular Music in Java
160(4)
Unity in Diversity
164(3)
The Music of Sub-Saharan Africa
167(29)
Thomas Turino
A Shona Mbira Performance in Zimbabwe
167(4)
The Mbira and Some General Principles of African Music
171(3)
Africa General and Africa Specific
174(1)
Musical Values, Practices, and Social Style
175(11)
A Sampling of Instruments
186(3)
Urban-Popular Musical Traditions
189(7)
The Musical Culture of Europe
196(31)
Philip V. Bohlman
Music in the Life of Modern Vienna
196(5)
Europe as a Music Culture
201(5)
Ideas About Music
206(8)
Musical Instruments
214(4)
History and Social Structure in European Musical Life
218(2)
European Music in the Late Twentieth Century
220(7)
Music in Latin America
227(28)
Thomas Turino
An Andean Mestizo Fiesta in Paucartambo, Peru
227(4)
Sociocultural Heritages and Historical Background
231(1)
Mestizo Musical Values and Musical Style
232(9)
Native American Musical Values and Musical Style
241(7)
African American Musical Values and Styles
248(7)
Native American Music
255(19)
Bruno Nettl
``North American Indian Days''
255(4)
Some Older Ceremonial Traditions
259(1)
The World of Native American Cultures and Music
259(3)
Ideas about Music
262(1)
Musical Instruments
263(3)
Aspects of the History of American Native American Music
266(8)
Ethnic North America
274(40)
Philip V. Bohlman
Music at the Urban Folk Festival
274(3)
The Multiplicity of Musics in North America
277(3)
Ideas about Music
280(7)
Musical Instruments
287(6)
Social Structure/Musical Structure
293(5)
The Music of an African American Community
298(7)
Contemporary and Popular Ethnic Musics
305(9)
Glossary 314(21)
Index 335


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