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World Musics in Context

A Comprehensive Survey of the World"s Major Musical Cultures

by Peter Fletcher

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsLaurence Picken (Foreword)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages740
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7397182M
ISBN 100198166362
ISBN 109780198166368

This book uncovers how music experience–live and recorded–is changing along with the use of digital technology in the s. The city's singular contributions to popular music around the world have been unrivaled; Available Formats: eBook It explores how individuals use music in the context of their everyday lives and how, in. Worlds of Music An Introduction to the Music of the World s Peoples Shorter Version Book Summary: 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.

  Take in the full history of the Bible with a detailed account that focuses on its major empires, events and personalities. Written by a religious scholar who has taught at high school, college and adult levels, this historical exploration is organized around the major civilizations and epochs of the ancient world, beginning with Sumer and ending with s: The World of Music is a music appreciation program I had to use this book to teach my music appreciation class because it needed to be standardized across the sections, and I hated every minute of it. It's incredibly poorly organized, both in overall structure and within the chapters. It manages to be miraculously too specific and too vague.

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1 day ago  World Musics in Context by Peter Fletcher,Oxford University Press edition, in English. World Musics in Context book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. World Musics in Context is a wide-ranging survey of musics of the 4/5(1).

World Musics in Context is World Musics in Context book wide-ranging survey of musics of the world, in their historical and social contexts, from ancient times to the present day. Ethnomusicologist Peter Fletcher begins by describing aspects of musical style and function in relation to Cited by: 4.

World Musics in Context is a wide-ranging survey of musics of the world, in their historical and social contexts, from ancient times to the present day.

Ethnomusicologist Peter Fletcher begins by describing aspects of musical style and function in relation to the early developments of civilizations.

He then goes on to explore, in five parts, music of the ancient world, music of Africa and Asia. World Musics in Context is a wide-ranging survey of musics of the world, in their historical and social contexts, from ancient times to the present day.

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The World of Music Book Summary: The World of Music is a music listening book designed for the growing number of teachers 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.

Cambridge Core - Ethnomusicology - The Cambridge History of World Music - edited by Philip V. Bohlman. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

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Plus get free shipping on qualifying orders $25+. Choose from used and new textbooks or get instant access with eTextbooks and digital materials. Get this from a library. World musics in context: a comprehensive survey of the world's major musical cultures. [Peter Fletcher] -- Musics of the world in historical and social contexts, from ancient times to the present day.

It begins by describing aspects of musical style and function in relation to the early developments of. World music (also called global music or international music) is a Western musical category encompassing many different styles of music from other parts of the globe.

It includes many forms of music that Westerners consider ethnic, indigenous music, folk music, neotraditional music, and music where more than one cultural tradition, such as non-Western music and Western popular music. World musics in context: a comprehensive survey of the world's major musical cultures.

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Music is inextricably linked with the context in which it is produced, consumed and taught and the inter-relationship between music, society and culture has been researched for many decades. In part a compendium of information currently available, in part a dialectical examination of musical causation and function, this book contains a wide-ranging survey of musics of the world, in It is preceded by an essay on music and ethnomusicology by Laurence Picken.

Carl Rahkonen In: World Music in Music Libraries. Technical Report No. Canton, MA: Music Library Association, December ABSTRACT: World Music is the currently popular alternative for terms such as primitive, non-Western, ethnic and folk music. It has come to the forefront by its use in commercial and academic circles.

With the growth of worldwide systems of communication and. The connection between music and politics, particularly political expression in song, has been seen in many cultures.

Music can express anti-establishment or protest themes, including anti-war songs, but pro-establishment ideas are also represented, for example, in national anthems, patriotic songs, and political of these types of songs could be described as topical songs.

World Music Chapter 5 Chapter 1: Questions To Consider 1. Music is universal in the sense that music is heard everywhere, all around the world there is music. Music is not a universal language because it does not follow the strict rules that languages follow when carrying certain meanings.

The Beatles are never mentioned, jazz great Chet Baker or Bill Evans, Jimi Hendrix, The Doors etc As a beginner's book Music:Its Language, History and Culture of the best chapters is on the American Vernacular A strange line from the book however is: "The sentimental and tragic themes of Anglo American ballads, along with the high.

Here is a lesson that explores how to listen to music in context, complete with two exercises to get you started. The exercises in this lesson are the first steps of a comprehensive ear training method called “Contextual Ear Training,” designed by my teacher Bruce Arnold, who studied with legendary jazz educator Charlie Banacos.The book provides a detailed look at Western European music, but also supplies a human and historical context for the music.

At a time when students have access to an unbelievable wealth of music, but have fewer historical references through which to understand the music, this book provides an invaluable lens to allow the student greater.Fletcher, P.

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