Worlds of Music

No background or training in music? No problem. This shorter version of WORLDS OF MUSIC: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE MUSIC OF THE WORLD'S PEOPLES is written to make music accessible. Using the case-study approach, the text presents in-depth explorations of music of several cultures from around the world. The authors all ethnomusicologists working in their fields of expertise base their discussions of music-cultures on their own fieldwork and give you a true sense of both the music and culture that created it.Two CDs accompany every copy of the book and cover a wide range of music-cultures, including authentic recordings from the authors' fieldwork. Leading off is the long-standing jewel in the Worlds of Music crown - James Koetting's magnificent recording of postal workers canceling stamps at the University of Ghana post office. A Western-sounding hymn tune performed against African rhythms, this piece, more that any other, lets you hear contrasting music-cultures.

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  • Author : Jeff Todd Titon
  • Publisher : Schirmer Books
  • Pages : 346 pages
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  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Worlds of Music

Worlds of Music
  • Author : Jeff Todd Titon,Linda Fujie
  • Publisher : Schirmer Books
  • Release : 06 December 2021
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No background or training in music? No problem. This shorter version of WORLDS OF MUSIC: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE MUSIC OF THE WORLD'S PEOPLES is written to make music accessible. Using the case-study approach, the text presents in-depth explorations of music of several cultures from around the world. The authors all ethnomusicologists working in their fields of expertise base their discussions of music-cultures on their own fieldwork and give you a true sense of both the music and culture that

Worlds of Music: An Introduction to the Music of the World's Peoples, Shorter Version

Worlds of Music: An Introduction to the Music of the World's Peoples, Shorter Version
  • Author : Jeff Todd Titon,Timothy J. Cooley,David Locke,David P. McAllester,Anne K. Rasmussen
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release : 05 January 2009
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This shorter version of the best-selling WORLDS OF MUSIC provides much of the authoritative coverage of the comprehensive version in a format that's accessible to students without any background or training in music. Using a case-study approach, the text presents in-depth explorations of music of several cultures from around the world. The authors, all ethnomusicologists working in their fields of expertise, base their discussions of music-cultures on their own fieldwork, and give students a true sense of both the music

Worlds of Music

Worlds of Music
  • Author : Jeff Todd Titon
  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Release : 06 December 1996
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"Worlds of Music is a unique introduction to ethnomusicology, the ideal text with which to experience and understand the meanings of music in the lives of diverse human communities. Writing about cultures they have studied at first hand, the authors describe and analyze the indigenous musics of Africa, North and South America, Eastern Europe, India, Indonesia, and Japan. They also show how ethnomusicologists "get inside" a culture to document its music. Free from excessive jargon and assuming no formal musical

The World of Music

The World of Music
  • Author : David Willoughby
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
  • Release : 30 July 2009
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The World of Music is a music appreciation book designed for instructors who want to focus on listening to music as it exists in the real world of their students. Expanding the traditional repertoire used for music study, this popular text begins with American folk, religious, jazz, popular, and ethnic music before introducing some world music and concluding with a thorough overview of Western classical music. The approach captures the essence of each repertoire, and equips students to recognize different

Worlds of Music, Shorter Version

Worlds of Music, Shorter Version
  • Author : Jeff Todd Titon,Timothy J. Cooley,David Locke,Anne K. Rasmussen,David B. Reck
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release : 05 December 2016
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This shorter version of the bestselling WORLDS OF MUSIC provides much of the authoritative coverage of the comprehensive version in a format that's accessible to students without any background or training in music. Using a case-study approach, the text presents in-depth explorations of music from several cultures around the world. The authors, all working ethnomusicologists, base their discussions of music-cultures on their own fieldwork and give students a true sense of both the music and culture that created it. Editor

Music and Sound in the Worlds of Michel Gondry

Music and Sound in the Worlds of Michel Gondry
  • Author : Kate McQuiston
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 26 November 2020
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Michel Gondry’s directorial work buzzes with playfulness and invention: in a body of work that includes feature films such as Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and The Science of Sleep, to music videos, commercials, television episodes, and documentaries, he has experimented with blending animation and live action, complex narrative structures, and philosophical subject matter. Central to that experimentation is Gondry’s use of music and sound, which this book addresses in a new detailed study. Kate McQuiston examines

Living in Worlds of Music

Living in Worlds of Music
  • Author : Minette Mans
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 13 October 2009
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Informed by her in-depth ethnomusical knowledge, the result of detailed fieldwork, Mans’s book is about musical worlds and how we as people inhabit them. The book asserts that an understanding of our musical worlds can be a transformative educational tool that could have a significant role to play in multicultural music and arts education. She explores the way in which musical expression, with its myriad cultural variations, reveals much about identity and cultural norms, and shows how particular musical

Social Networks and Music Worlds

Social Networks and Music Worlds
  • Author : Nick Crossley,Siobhan McAndrew,Paul Widdop
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 19 September 2014
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Social networks are critical for the creation and consumption of music. This edited collection, Social Networks and Music Worlds, introduces students and scholars of music in society to the core concepts and tools of social network analysis. The collection showcases the use of these tools by sociologists, historians and musicologists, examining a variety of distinct 'music worlds', including post-punk, jazz, rap, folk, classical music, Ladyfest and the world of 'open mic' performances, on a number of different scales (local, national

A Language of Song

A Language of Song
  • Author : Samuel Charters
  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • Release : 15 April 2009
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In A Language of Song, Samuel Charters—one of the pioneering collectors of African American music—writes of a trip to West Africa where he found “a gathering of cultures and a continuing history that lay behind the flood of musical expression [he] encountered everywhere . . . from Brazil to Cuba, to Trinidad, to New Orleans, to the Bahamas, to dance halls of west Louisiana and the great churches of Harlem.” In this book, Charters takes readers along to those and other

Living in Worlds of Music

Living in Worlds of Music
  • Author : Minette Mans
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 22 September 2009
GET THIS BOOKLiving in Worlds of Music

Informed by her in-depth ethnomusical knowledge, the result of detailed fieldwork, Mans’s book is about musical worlds and how we as people inhabit them. The book asserts that an understanding of our musical worlds can be a transformative educational tool that could have a significant role to play in multicultural music and arts education. She explores the way in which musical expression, with its myriad cultural variations, reveals much about identity and cultural norms, and shows how particular musical

Two Worlds of Music

Two Worlds of Music
  • Author : Berta Geissmar
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Release : 31 August 2021
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"Two Worlds of Music" by Berta Geissmar. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in