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Excursions in World Music, 6th Edition

By Bruno Nettl, Timothy Rommen, Charles Capwell, Isabel K. F. Wong, Thomas Turino, Philip Bohlman, Byron Dueck

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jul 11, 2011

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Explore the relationship between music and society around the world

 

This comprehensive introductory text creates a panoramic experience for beginner students by exposing them to the many musical cultures around the globe.  Each chapter opens with a musical encounter in which the author introduces a key musical culture.  Through these experiences, students are introduced to key musical styles, musical instruments, and performance practices.  Students are taught how to actively listen to key musical examples through detailed listening guides.  The role of music in society is emphasized through chapters that focus on key world cultural groups.

 

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Engage Students- Each chapter opens with a musical encounter in a different musical culture.  Through this experience, students are inspired to study more deeply the musical cultures of each area of the world.

 

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Table of Contents

1 INTRODUCTION: STUDYING MUSICS OF THE WORLD'S CULTURES

Bruno Nettl

Presenting the World of Music

Looking at Music in Several Ways

Certain Basic Assumptions

Universals of Music

Musical Transmission, History, and Change

Musical Instruments

Why Different Cultures Have Different Kinds of Music

The Field of Ethnomusicology

Summary

Bibliography

Discography

 

2 THE MUSIC OF INDIA

Charles Capwell

Attending a Music Conference in Calcutta

Roots

The Karnatak Recital and Types of Pieces

Instruments

The Influence of Indian Music

Prospects

Summary

Bibliography

Discography

 

3 MUSIC OF THE MIDDLE EAST

Bruno Nettl

Concerts in Tehran

Common Features and Diversity

Music in Culture

Making Music

History

Summary

Bibliography

Discography

 

4 THE MUSIC OF CHINA

Isabel K. F. Wong

Introduction

Beijing

Music of the Han Nationality

The Qin and Its Music

The Pipa and Its Music

Winds and Strings Ensemble in Shanghai

The Jingju Theater

General Characteristics of Music of the Han People

New Musical Directions in the Twentieth Century

The Rise of Popular Music 

Music for and by Minorities

Summary

Bibliography

Discography

 

5 THE MUSIC OF JAPAN

Isabel K. F. Wong

Hogaku Performance in Tokyo

Theater Music

The Religious Traditions

A Concert and a Court Tradition

General Tendencies and Characteristics of Hogaku

Summary

Bibliography

Discography

 

6 THE MUSIC OF INDONESIA

Charles Capwell

Javanese Music in Chicago

The Javanese Gamelan

The Cultural and Historical Significance of Javanese Gamelan Music

Music in Bali

The Influence of Foreign Artists and Tourists

Four Kinds of Popular Music in Java

Unity in Diversity

Summary

Bibliography

Discography

 

7 THE MUSIC OF SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

Thomas Turino

A Shona Mbira Performance in Zimbabwe

The Mbira and Some General Principles of African Music

Africa General and Africa Specific

Musical Values, Practices, and Social Style

A Sampling of Instruments

Popular Music in the Twentieth Century

Summary

Bibliography

Discography

 

8 THE MUSICAL CULTURE OF EUROPE

Philip V. Bohlman

Music in the Life of Modern Vienna

Europe as a Music Culture

Ideas About Music

Musical Instruments

History and Social Structure in European Musical Life

European Music at the Beginning of the Twenty-First Century

Summary

Bibliography

Discography

 

9 MUSIC IN LATIN AMERICA

Thomas Turino

An Andean Mestizo Fiesta in Paucartambo, Peru

Sociocultural Heritages and Historical Background

Mestizo Musical Values and Musical Style

Native American Musical Values and Musical Style

African American Musical Values and Styles

Summary

Bibliography

Discography

 

10 MUSIC IN THE CARIBBEAN

Timothy Rommen

Cat Island, June 2, 2006: Ninth Annural Rake-n-Scrape Festival

Shared Histories, Mutual Challenges

Themes in Caribbean Music

We, the People: Nation and Identity in the Caribbean

Summary

Bibliography

Discography

 

11 NATIVE AMERICAN MUSIC

Bruno Nettl

"North American Indian Days"

Some Order Ceremonial Traditions

The World of Native American Cultures and Music

Ideas about Music

Musical Instruments

Aspects of the History of American Native American Music

Summary

Bibliography

Discography

 

12 ETHNIC NORTH AMERICA

Byron Dueck

Music, Ethnicity, and Politics in Public Performance  

Unity, Diversity, and Difference in North American Music

Themes in North American Music

Soundly Organized Time

Musical Particularity and Historical Continuity

Particular and General Musical Practices

The African American Contribution to North American MusicNorth American Musical Concepts

Summary

Bibliography

Discography

Glossary

Index

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