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Folk, national, and ethnic music

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  • Welsh Traditional Musicby Phyllis Kinney

    University of Wales Press 2011; US$ 35.00

    This book offers readers, both general and specialist, an introduction to, and analysis of, the traditional music of Wales. With musical examples throughout, the book is written in a straightforward, accessible style by an acknowledged authority in the field. Covering the period from medieval times to the present day, this book should appeal to anyone... more...

  • Voices in Baliby Edward Herbst; Judith Becker; RenÚ T. A. Lysloff

    Wesleyan University Press 2012; US$ 15.99

    A polyphonic study of Balinese aesthetics that broadens an intercultural understanding of performance. more...

  • Schlingensief und das Operndorf Afrikaby Jan Endrik Niermann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 44.99

    Alteritńt wird in Lateinamerika zusehends unter dem Schlagwort des Dekolonialismus aufgerollt. Einer der ?Vordenker? dieser Eurozentrismuskritik ist der argentinische Befreiungsphilosoph Enrique Dussel. Ihm kommt eine entscheidende ? im deutschsprachigen Diskurs jedoch kaum beachtete ? Rolle in der Konzeptualisierung von Alteritńt im Hinblick auf deren... more...

  • Newly Composed Folk Music of Yugoslaviaby Ljerka V. Rasmussen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Antiphonal Historiesby Julia Byl

    Wesleyan University Press 2014; US$ 23.99

    A vivid ethnography and in-depth history of musical performance in North Sumatra more...

  • Lift Every Voice and Singby Julian Bond; Sondra Kathryn Dr Wilson

    Random House Publishing Group 2001; US$ 29.95

    "A group of young men in Jacksonville, Florida, arranged to celebrate Lincoln's birthday in 1900. My brother, J. Rosamond Johnson, and I decided to write a song to be sung at the exercise. I wrote the words and he wrote the music. Our New York publisher, Edward B. Marks, made mimeographed copies for us and the song was taught to and sung by a chorus... more...

  • World Music: A Very Short Introductionby Philip V. Bohlman

    OUP Oxford 2002; US$ 9.99

    World Music draws readers into a remarkable range of historical encounters, in which music had the power to evoke the exotic and to give voice to the voiceless. In the course of the volume's eight chapters the reader witnesses music's involvement in the modern world, but also the individual moments and particular histories that are crucial to an understanding... more...

  • Echoes of Historyby Helen Rees

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 40.00

    Based on fieldwork and documentary research, this study is a chronicle of 200 years of the musical history of Lijiang County in China's southern Yunnan Province. It focuses on Dongjing music, repertoire borrowed from China's Han ethnic majority by the indigenous Naxi inhabitants of Lijiang County. more...

  • Folk Musicby Ronald D. Cohen

    Routledge 2006; US$ 16.95

    Focusing on comparing and contrasting the historical nature of the three aspects of understanding folk music - traditional, local performers and professional collectors - this text explores the advent of professional performers in the twentieth century during the so-called 'folk revival'. more...

  • The Invention of 'Folk Music' and 'Art Music'by Matthew Gelbart

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 36.00

    A study tracing the origins and implications of the categories 'folk music' and 'art music'. more...