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World music books

See below for a selection of the latest books from World music category. Presented with a red border are the World music books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Singing Across Divides Music and Intimate Politics in Nepal by Anna Marie (Assistant Professor of Asian Studies, University of Hawaii Manoa) Stirr Singing Across Divides Music and Intimate Politics in Nepal
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An ethnographic study of music, performance, migration, and circulation, Singing Across Divides examines how forms of love and intimacy are linked to changing conceptions of political solidarity and forms of belonging, through the lens of Nepali dohori song. The book...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/10/2017

Singing Across Divides Music and Intimate Politics in Nepal by Anna Marie (Assistant Professor of Asian Studies, University of Hawaii Manoa) Stirr Singing Across Divides Music and Intimate Politics in Nepal
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An ethnographic study of music, performance, migration, and circulation, Singing Across Divides examines how forms of love and intimacy are linked to changing conceptions of political solidarity and forms of belonging, through the lens of Nepali dohori song. The book...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

Barrio Harmonics Essays on Chicano / Latino Music by Steven Loza Barrio Harmonics Essays on Chicano / Latino Music

This collection explores Chicano, Mexican, and Cuban musical forms and styles and their transformation in the United States. Employing musical, historical, and sociocultural analyses, Loza addresses issues such as marginality, identity, intercultural conflict and aesthetics, reinterpretation, postnationalism, and mestizaje-the mixing...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

The Cambridge History of World Music by Philip V. (University of Chicago) Bohlman The Cambridge History of World Music

The first comprehensive history of music on a global basis, laying the foundations for a sweeping history of all music.
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/07/2017

Schooling New Media Music, Language, and Technology in Children's Culture by Tyler (Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh) Bickford Schooling New Media Music, Language, and Technology in Children's Culture
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Schooling New Media examines how transformations in music technologies influence the way children, their peers, and adults relate to one another in school. Focusing especially on children's uses of MP3 players, it reveals the key role of intimate, face-to-face relationships...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/06/2017

Schooling New Media Music, Language, and Technology in Children's Culture by Tyler (Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh) Bickford Schooling New Media Music, Language, and Technology in Children's Culture
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Schooling New Media examines how transformations in music technologies influence the way children, their peers, and adults relate to one another in school. Focusing especially on children's uses of MP3 players, it reveals the key role of intimate, face-to-face relationships...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/06/2017

Caribbean Vybes Presents St. Kitts Music Festival the Past and the Present by Mosi Mandisa Caribbean Vybes Presents St. Kitts Music Festival the Past and the Present


Format: Paperback - Released: 30/05/2017

The Music of Malaysia The Classical, Folk and Syncretic Traditions by Patricia Matusky, Tan Sooi Beng The Music of Malaysia The Classical, Folk and Syncretic Traditions
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First edition published by Ashgate 2004.
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/05/2017

Other books in this genre

The Shared Musical Heritage of Congolese and Cuban Music by Sara McGuinness The Shared Musical Heritage of Congolese and Cuban Music

There is a longstanding historical and cultural relationship between Congo and Cuba via the slave trade and the 'return' of Cuban music to Africa, a relationship that has apparently been very scantily documented. It is acknowledged that Congolese roots are...
Format: Mixed media product - Released: 07/02/2017

Musicians in Transit Argentina and the Globalization of Popular Music by Matthew B. Karush Musicians in Transit Argentina and the Globalization of Popular Music

In Musicians in Transit Matthew B. Karush examines the careers of seven major twentieth-century Argentine popular musicians in the transnational context to show how their engagement with foreign genres, ideologies, and audiences helped them create innovative new music and shape...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/01/2017

Musicians in Transit Argentina and the Globalization of Popular Music by Matthew B. Karush Musicians in Transit Argentina and the Globalization of Popular Music

In Musicians in Transit Matthew B. Karush examines the careers of seven major twentieth-century Argentine popular musicians in the transnational context to show how their engagement with foreign genres, ideologies, and audiences helped them create innovative new music and shape...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/01/2017

World Music A Global Journey by Terry E. Miller, Andrew Shahriari World Music A Global Journey
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World Music: A Global Journey, Fourth Edition takes students around the world to experience the diversity of musical expression and cultural traditions. It is known for its breadth in surveying the world's major cultures in a systematic study of world...
Format: Mixed media product - Released: 20/12/2016

Music in Seventeenth-Century Naples Francesco Provenzale (1624 1704) by Dinko Fabris Music in Seventeenth-Century Naples Francesco Provenzale (1624 1704)

The most important figure of seventeenth-century Neapolitan music, Francesco Provenzale (1624-1704) spent his long life in the service of a number of Neapolitan conservatories and churches, culminating in his appointment as maestro of the Tesoro di S. Gennaro and the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2016

French Music Since Berlioz. Edited by Richard Langham Smith and Caroline Potter by Richard Langham (University of Exeter) Smith, Caroline (University of Oxford, UK) Potter French Music Since Berlioz. Edited by Richard Langham Smith and Caroline Potter
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French Music Since Berlioz explores key developments in French classical music during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This volume draws on the expertise of a range of French music scholars who provide their own perspectives on particular aspects of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2016

Identity and Locality in Early European Music, 1028 1740 by Jason Stoessel Identity and Locality in Early European Music, 1028 1740

This collection presents numerous discoveries and fresh insights into music and musical practices that shaped distinctly localized individual and collective identities in pre-modern and early modern Europe. Contributions by leading and emerging European music experts fall into three areas: plainchant...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2016

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