Non-Western music: traditional & "classical"


    By Shobha Deepak Singh

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    The Other Classical Musics: Fifteen Great Traditions

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    The Other Classical Musics offers challenging new perspectives on classical music by presenting the history of fifteen parallel traditions.

    Song and Social Change in Latin America

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    Politics and music are intertwined in this study of different musical forms in Latin America from the twentieth century to the present as scholars from diverse disciplines analyze various musical genres contextualized by moments of political importance in Latin America. Interviews of prominent and up-and-coming musicians from Latin America discuss...

    Musicking Bodies

    By Matthew Rahaim

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    Investigates the life of the body in Indian vocal music

    Peking Opera

    By Chengbei Xu

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    Peking Opera provides a comprehensive illustrated introduction to the origins and development of this unique performance art.

    Music in Turkey: Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture

    By Eliot Bates

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    Music in Turkey places the diverse sounds of the country and the Middle East at large in their social contexts.

    Eastern Bengal Ballads

    By Sen Dineschandra

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    History of Russian Music

    By Francis Maes

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    Aims to introduce the general public to the scholarly debate that has revolutionized Russian music history. This work summarizes the fresh view of Russian music and provides an overview of the relationships between artistic movements and political ideas. It explores the cultural and historical milieu from which great works have...

    Sound Clash: Jamaican Dancehall Culture at Large

    By Carolyn Cooper

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    Cooper also demonstrates the ways in which the language of dancehall culture, often devalued as mere 'noise,' articulates a complex understanding of the border clashes which characterize Jamaican society, and analyzes the sound clashes that erupt in the movement of Jamaican dancehall culture across national borders.

    The Latin Tinge: The Impact of Latin American Music on the United States

    By John Storm Roberts

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    In this revised second edition, Roberts updates the history of Latin American influences on the American music scene over the last 20 years. 50 halftones.

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