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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Table of Contents
1 INTRODUCTION: STUDYING MUSICS OF THE WORLD'S CULTURES
Presenting the World of Music
Looking at Music in Several Ways
Certain Basic Assumptions
Universals of Music
Musical Transmission, History, and Change
Why Different Cultures Have Different Kinds of Music
The Field of Ethnomusicology
2 THE MUSIC OF INDIA
Attending a Music Conference in Calcutta
The Karnatak Recital and Types of Pieces
The Influence of Indian Music
3 MUSIC OF THE MIDDLE EAST
Concerts in Tehran
Common Features and Diversity
Music in Culture
4 THE MUSIC OF CHINA
Isabel K. F. Wong
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
5 THE MUSIC OF JAPAN
Isabel K. F. Wong
Hogaku Performance in Tokyo
The Religious Traditions
A Concert and a Court Tradition
General Tendencies and Characteristics of Hogaku
6 THE MUSIC OF INDONESIA
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
7 THE MUSIC OF SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA
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
8 THE MUSICAL CULTURE OF EUROPE
Philip V. Bohlman
Music in the Life of Modern Vienna
Europe as a Music Culture
Ideas About Music
History and Social Structure in European Musical Life
European Music at the Beginning of the Twenty-First Century
9 MUSIC IN LATIN AMERICA
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
10 MUSIC IN THE CARIBBEAN
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
11 NATIVE AMERICAN MUSIC
"North American Indian Days"
Some Order Ceremonial Traditions
The World of Native American Cultures and Music
Ideas about Music
Aspects of the History of American Native American Music
12 ETHNIC NORTH AMERICA
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
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