Excursions In World Music

Excursions In World Music Sixth Edition

Excursions In World Music Sixth Edition

Explore the relationship between music and society around the world This comprehensive introductory text creates a panoramic experience for beginner students by exposing them to the many musical cultures around the globe. Each chapter opens with a musical encounter in which the author introduces a key musical culture. Through these experiences, students are introduced to key musical styles, musical instruments, and performance practices. Students are taught how to actively listen to key musical examples through detailed listening guides. The role of music in society is emphasized through chapters that focus on key world cultural groups.

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Genre : Music
Author : Bruno Nettl
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2015-09-25
Total Pages : 464 Pages
ISBN : 9781317350293


Excursions In World Music

Excursions In World Music

Explore the relationship between music and society around the world This comprehensive introductory text creates a panoramic experience for beginner students by exposing them to the many musical cultures around the globe. Each chapter opens with a musical encounter in which the author introduces a key musical culture. Through these experiences, students are introduced to key musical styles, musical instruments, and performance practices. Students are taught how to actively listen to key musical examples through detailed listening guides. The role of music in society is emphasized through chapters that focus on key world cultural groups.

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Genre : Music
Author : Bruno Nettl
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2015-08-27
Total Pages : 464 Pages
ISBN : 9781317350309


Excursions In World Music

Excursions In World Music

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Explore the relationship between music and society around the world This comprehensive introductory text creates a panoramic experience for beginner students by exposing them to the many musical cultures around the globe. Each chapter opens with a musical encounter in which the author introduces a key musical culture. Through these experiences, students are introduced to key musical styles, musical instruments, and performance practices. Students are taught how to actively listen to key musical examples through detailed listening guides. The role of music in society is emphasized through chapters that focus on key world cultural groups. Note: MyMusicLab does no come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MyMusicLab, please visit www.MyMusicLab.com or you can purchase a valuepack of the text + MyMusicLab (VP ISBN-10: 020521777X, VP ISBN-13: 9780205217779) Teaching and Learning Experience Personalize Learning- The new MyMusicLabdelivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. Improve Active Listening- Excursions contains detailed listening guides that take students through the key elements in each performance. Through MyMusicLab, these guides are now integrated with streaming audio for a truly integrated listening experience. Full streaming audio for most music examples is found through MyMusicLab. Engage Students- Each chapter opens with a musical encounter in a different musical culture. Through this experience, students are inspired to study more deeply the musical cultures of each area of the world. Support Instructors- Supported by the best instructor resources on the market, including MyMusicLab, ClassPrep for digital images, and Teaching with MyMusicLab PowerPoint.

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Genre : Music
Author : Bruno Nettl
Publisher : Pearson Higher Ed
Release : 2011-11-21
Total Pages : 464 Pages
ISBN : 9780205893584


Excursions In World Music

Excursions In World Music

Excursions in World Music is a comprehensive introductory textbook to the musics of the world, creating a panoramic experience for students by engaging the many cultures around the globe, and highlighting the sheer diversity to be experienced in the world of music. At the same time, the text illustrates the often profound ways through which a deeper exploration of these many different communities can reveal overlaps, shared horizons, and common concerns in spite of, and because of, this very diversity. The new eighth edition features six brand new chapters, including chapters on Japan, Sub-Saharan Africa, China and Taiwan, Europe, Maritime Southeast Asia, and Indigenous Peoples. General updates have been made to other chapters, replacing visuals and updating charts/statistics. Another major addition to the eighth edition is the publication of a companion Reader, entitled Critical Issues in World Music. Each chapter in the Reader is designed to introduce students to a theoretical concept or thematic area within ethnomusicology and illustrate its possibilities by pointing to case studies drawn from at least three chapters in Excursions in World Music. Chapters include the following topics: Music, Gender, and Sexuality; Music and Ritual; Coloniality and "World Music"; Music and Space; Music and Diaspora; Communication, Technology, Media; Musical Labor, Musical Value; and Music and Memory. Instructors can use this resource as a primary or secondary path through the materials, either assigning chapters from the textbook and then digging deeper by exploring a chapter from the Reader, or starting with a Reader chapter and then moving into the musical specifics offered in the textbook chapters. Having available both an area studies and a thematic approach to the materials offers important flexibility to instructors and also provides students with additional means of engaging with the musics of the world. A companion website with a new test bank and fully updated instructor’s manual is available for instructors. Numerous resources are posted for students, including streamed audio listening, additional resources (such as links to YouTube videos or websites), a musical fundamentals essay (introducing concepts such as meter, melody, harmony, form, etc.), interactive quizzes, and flashcards.

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Genre : Music
Author : Timothy Rommen
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2020-09-18
Total Pages : 484 Pages
ISBN : 9780429782947


Critical Themes In World Music

Critical Themes In World Music

Critical Themes in World Music is a reader of nine short essays by the authors of the successful Excursions in World Music, Eighth Edition, edited by Timothy Rommen and Bruno Nettl. The essays introduce key and contemporary themes in ethnomusicology—gender and sexuality, coloniality and race, technology and media, sound and space, and more—creating a counterpoint to the area studies approach of the textbook, a longstanding model for thinking about the musics of the world. Instructors can use this flexible resource as a primary or secondary path through the materials, on its own, or in concert with Excursions in World Music, allowing for a more complete understanding that highlights the many continuities and connections that exist between musical communities, regardless of region. Critical Themes in World Music presents a critically-minded, thematic study of ethnomusicology, one that serves to counterbalance, complicate, and ultimately complement the companion textbook.

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Genre : Music
Author : Timothy Rommen
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2020-08-26
Total Pages : 96 Pages
ISBN : 9780429755828


Heartland Excursions

Heartland Excursions

In Heartland Excursions, a legendary ethnomusicologist takes the reader along for a delightful, wide-ranging tour of his workplace. Bruno Nettl provides an insightful, sometimes tongue-in-cheek, always pithy ethnography of midwestern university schools of music from a different perspective in each of four chapters, alternating among three distinct voices: the longtime professor, the "native informant," and the outside observer, an "ethnomusicologist from Mars." If you've ever been to a concert or been connected to a university with a school of music, you ll discover yourself--or someone you know--in these pages. "In the music building you can't tell the quick from the dead without a program."--Chapter 1, "In the Service of the Masters" "The great ability of a violin student whom I observed was established when his dean was persuaded to accompany him."--Chapter 2, "Society of Musicians" "Some teachers of music history would accuse students who listen to Elvis Presley not only of taking time away from hearing Brahms, but also of polluting themselves."--Chapter 3, "A Place for All Musics?" At commencement, the graduates "were perhaps not aware that they had just participated in an event in which the principal values of the Western musical world . . . had been taken out of storage bins for annual exercise."--Chapter 4, "Forays into the Repertory"

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Genre : Music
Author : Bruno Nettl
Publisher : University of Illinois Press
Release : 1995
Total Pages : 170 Pages
ISBN : 0252064682


Comparative Musicology And Anthropology Of Music

Comparative Musicology And Anthropology Of Music

Non-Aboriginal; based on papers presented at Ideas, Concepts and Personalities in the History of Ethnomusicology conference, Urbana, Illinois, April 1988.

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Genre : Music
Author : Bruno Nettl
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
Release : 1991-03-26
Total Pages : 378 Pages
ISBN : 9780226574097


Mathematical Excursions To The World S Great Buildings

Mathematical Excursions To The World S Great Buildings

Describes the mathematics behind the design of famous buildings, including the Parthenon, the Sydney Opera House, and the Bilbao Guggenheim.

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Genre : Architecture
Author : Alexander Hahn
Publisher : Princeton University Press
Release : 2012-07-22
Total Pages : 317 Pages
ISBN : 9780691145204


The Other Classical Musics

The Other Classical Musics

The Other Classical Musics will help both students and general readers to appreciate musical traditions mostly unfamiliar to them.

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Genre : Music
Author : Michael Church
Publisher : Boydell & Brewer
Release : 2015
Total Pages : 404 Pages
ISBN : 9781843837268


Acquainted With The Night

Acquainted With The Night

Weaving together science and storytelling, art and anthropology, Dewdney takes readers on a fascinating journey through the nocturnal realm. In twelve chapters corresponding to the twelve hours of night, he illuminates night's central themes, including sunsets, nocturnal animals, bedtime stories, festivals of the night, fireworks, astronomy, nightclubs, sleep and dreams, the graveyard shift, the art of darkness, and endless nights. With infectious curiosity, a lyrical, intimate tone, and an eye for nighttime beauties both natural and man-made, Christopher Dewdney paints a captivating portrait of our hours in darkness. Christopher Dewdney is the author of three books of nonfiction-Last Flesh, The Secular Grail, and The Immaculate Perception-as well as eleven books of poetry. A three-time nominee for Governor General's Awards and a first-prize winner of the CBC Literary Competition, Dewdney lives in Toronto, Ontario. "As you read these pages, your life will change, because the way you see half of it will change. The night we're all familiar with will emerge as a fresh thing, deeper, fuller, older, younger, more evocative, more intimate, larger, more spectacular and, yes, more magical, and much more thrilling."-Margaret Atwood, Globe and Mail "[A] felicitous literary gambol from dusk till dawn...Dewdney throws himself headlong into the deep pool of his subject."-Sue Halpern, Newsday "An enjoyable and instructive read."-Sven Birkerts, Boston Globe Also available: HC 1-58234-396-9 $24.95

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Genre : Science
Author : Christopher Dewdney
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Release : 2008-12-06
Total Pages : 320 Pages
ISBN : 1596917687