World music : traditions and transformations / Michael B. Bakan
- Bakan, Michael B.
- Boston : McGraw-Hill, [date of publication not identified]
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- Physical Description:
- xxxiii, 383 pages : illustrations, color map ; 26 cm
- Ch. 1. What, in the world, is music? -- ch. 2. How music lives: a musicultural approach -- ch. 3. How music works, pt. 1 Rhythm -- ch. 4. How music works, pt. 2 Pitch -- ch. 5. How music works, pt. 3 Dynamics, timbre, and instruments -- ch. 6. How music works, pt. 4 Texture and form -- ch. 7. Interlocking rhythms and interlocking worlds in Balinese gamelan music -- ch. 8. Raga, Ravi Shankar, and intercultural crossings in Indian music -- ch. 9. Tradition and transformation in Irish traditional music -- ch. 10. Musical conversations: communication and collective expression in West African music -- ch. 11. Oye como va : three generations in the life of a classic Latino/American dance tune -- ch. 12. From Baladi to belly dance: women's dance and dance rhythnms in Egypt and beyond -- ch. 13. A musicultural history of the Chinese Zheng -- ch. 14. Climbing Jacob's ladder: modern musical reflections of an ancient Jewish mystical text.
- From cha cha chá to jeliya and Hindustani raga to hip-hop gamelan, this exciting new text takes students on a journey through diverse musical cultures and traditions of the world. With a clear and accessible presentation style and lively and engaging writing, it is an ideal introduction to world music for non-music and music majors alike.
- 9780072415667 (softcover : alk. paper)
0072415665 (softcover : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 365-368) and index.
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