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Music in World Cultures

by Justin R. Hunter, Matthew Mihalka

Music in World Cultures

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Book Description

The diversity of musical expressions throughout the world is vast. Music can be found in every corner of the globe in a variety of different contexts.

This open book provides just a small sampling of some of the various musical styles and traditions that might be found, though the skills developed in this course can be applied to any type of music.

Not only does this book explore the music itself, but also the people and conditions that led to its genesis.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY-NC). You can download Music in World Cultures ebook for free in PDF format (2.2 MB).

Table of Contents

Part I
Introduction
Chapter 1
Fundamentals
Chapter 2
Classifying Instruments
Part II
Place
Chapter 3
Ozark Music
Chapter 4
Eurovision Song Contest
Chapter 5
Highlife
Part III
Identity and Politics
Chapter 6
Hip Hop
Chapter 7
Chimurenga
Part IV
Theatre
Chapter 8
Jingju
Chapter 9
Kabuki
Part V
Dance
Chapter 10
Isicathamiya
Chapter 11
Hula
Chapter 12
Bhangra
Chapter 13
Capoeira
Part VI
Religion and Spirituality
Chapter 14
Sema
Chapter 15
Bira

Book Details

Title
Music in World Cultures
Subject
Art
Publisher
University of Arkansas
Published
2021
Pages
91
Edition
1
Language
English
PDF Size
2.2 MB
License
CC BY-NC

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