Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-12 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Scholars have long known that world music was not merely the globalized product of modern media, but rather that it connected religions, cultures, languages and nations throughout world history. The chapters in this History take readers to foundational historical moments – in Europe, Oceania, China, India, the Muslim world, North
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-12 - Publisher: Cengage Learning
MUSIC OF THE PEOPLES OF THE WORLD, THIRD EDITION, takes a survey approach to world music, covering 11 music cultures. This text focuses on how to listen to and appreciate the music of different cultures, appropriate for students who are not music majors. The text also explores geography and history,
Authors: Dr Suzel Ana Reily, Professor Katherine Brucher
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-28 - Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
Bands structured around western wind instruments are among the most widespread instrumental ensembles in the world. Although these ensembles draw upon European military traditions that spread globally through colonialism, militarism and missionary work, local musicians have adapted the brass band prototype to their home settings, and today these ensembles are
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-01 - Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
Since the beginning of the twentieth century, the cross-pollenization of world musical materials and practices has accelerated precipitously, due in large part to advances in higher-speed communications and travel. We live now in a world of global musical practice that will only continue to blossom and develop through the twenty-first