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Excursions in World Music

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Edition:
4th
ISBN13:

9780131403055

ISBN10:
0131403052
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2004
Publisher(s):
PRENTICE HALL

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Summary

For undergraduate courses in World Music and Introductory Ethnomusicology, and for use as a supplementary text in general Music Appreciation courses. 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

List of Recordings
xi
Preface xiii
Introduction: Studying Musics of the World's Cultures
1(19)
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(2)
Musical Instruments
12(1)
Why Different Cultures Have Different Kinds of Music
13(2)
The Field of Ethnomusicology
15(5)
The Music of India
20(28)
Charles Capwell
Attending a Music Conference in Calcutta
20(8)
Roots
28(6)
The Karnatak Recital and Types of Pieces
34(4)
Instruments
38(4)
The Realm of Indian Music
42(2)
Prospects
44(4)
Music of the Middle East
48(29)
Bruno Nettl
Concerts in Tehran
48(6)
Musical and Cultural Values
54(5)
Middle Eastern Culture and History
59(5)
Melody and Rhythm
64(2)
Ways of Making Music
66(11)
The Music of China
77(38)
Isabel K. F. Wong
The Contemporary Scene
77(13)
Instrumental Performance at a Teahouse in Shanghai
90(6)
The Qin and Its Music
96(4)
The Pipa and Its Music
100(1)
Prominent Features in Culture and Music
101(3)
Regional Styles
104(11)
The Music of Japan
115(26)
Isabel K. F. Wong
Hogaku Performance in Tokyo
115(8)
Theater Music
123(6)
The Religious Traditions
129(4)
A Concert and a Court Tradition
133(5)
General Tendencies and Characteristics of Hogaku
138(3)
The Music of Indonesia
141(30)
Charles Capwell
Javanese Music in Chicago
141(2)
The Javanese Gamelan
143(6)
The Cultural and Historical Significance of Javanese Gamelan Music
149(5)
Music in Bali
154(7)
The Influence of Foreign Artists and Tourists
161(3)
Four Kinds of Popular Music in Java
164(4)
Unity in Diversity
168(3)
The Music of Sub-Saharan Africa
171(30)
Thomas Turino
A Shona Mbira Performance in Zimbabwe
171(4)
The Mbira and Some General Principles of African Music
175(3)
Africa General and Africa Specific
178(1)
Musical Values, Practices, and Social Style
179(11)
A Sampling of Instruments
190(3)
Popular Music in the Twentieth Century
193(8)
The Musical Culture of Europe
201(32)
Philip V. Bohlman
Music in the Life of Modern Vienna
201(5)
Europe as a Music Culture
206(5)
Ideas About Music
211(8)
Musical Instruments
219(4)
History and Social Structure in European Musical Life
223(2)
European Music at the Beginning of the Twenty-First Century
225(8)
Music in Latin America
233(28)
Thomas Turino
An Andean Mestizo Fiesta in Paucartambo, Peru
233(4)
Sociocultural Heritages and Historical Background
237(1)
Mestizo Musical Values and Musical Style
238(9)
Native American Musical Values and Musical Style
247(7)
African American Musical Values and Styles
254(7)
Native American Music
261(21)
Bruno Nettl
``North American Indian Days''
261(4)
Some Older Ceremonial Traditions
265(1)
The World of Native American Cultures and Music
265(3)
Ideas about Music
268(2)
Musical Instruments
270(3)
Aspects of the History of American Native American Music
273(9)
Ethnic North America
282(41)
Philip V. Bohlman
Music at the Urban Folk Festival
282(3)
The Multiplicity of Musics in North America
285(3)
Ideas about Music
288(8)
Musical Instruments
296(5)
Social Structure/Musical Structure
301(5)
The Music of an African American Community
306(8)
Ethnic Music and the Globalization of American Popular Music
314(9)
Glossary 323(22)
Index 345


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