9780495503842

Music Of The Peoples Of The World

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495503842

  • ISBN10:

    0495503843

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/4/2008
  • Publisher: Schirmer
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Summary

Listen to and appreciate music of different cultures with MUSIC OF THE PEOPLES OF THE WORLD! Stunning illustrations help you to better understand the people, music, and instruments of the 11 musical cultures discussed. Active Listening Tools, a free download from the World Music Resource Center, enhance listening and understanding by allowing you to view instruments and cultural settings while you listen to musical excerpts.

Table of Contents

World Music Cultures: An Introduction
Pitch and Melody
Rhythm and Loudness
Texture
Timbre and Musical Instruments
Sub-Saharan Africa
The Middle East and North Africa
Central Asia
India
China
Japan
Indonesia
Eastern Europe
Western Europe
Latin America
North America
Credits
Index
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