Worlds of Music: An Introduction to the Music of the World's Peoples (BOK)

R.Anderson Sutton, Timothy J. Cooley, David Locke, David P. McAllester, Anne K. Rasmussen, David Reck, John Schechter, Jonathan Stock

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This market-leading, best-selling text covers ethnomusicology-the study of music in a people's way of life, which treats music as a distillation of cultural styles. The authors of this text approach diverse musical styles with the desire to understand them on their own terms-as the people who make the music would understand them. The text is organized by region. Each study focuses on the life histories and autobiographies that are essential to understanding music as a human activity. Song lyrics are singled out by the authors as a way to understand the meaning and purpose of musical performances.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2008 Forfatter Anne K. Rasmussen, David Locke, David P. McAllester, David Reck, John Schechter, Jonathan Stock, R.Anderson Sutton, Timothy J. Cooley
Forlag
Cengage Learning
ISBN 9780534595395
Antall sider 640 Dimensjoner 20,3cm x 25,1cm x 3cm
Vekt 1112 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Music