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The Garland encyclopedia of world music

Author: Bruno Nettl; Ruth M Stone; James Porter; Timothy Rice
Publisher: New York : Garland Pub., 1998-2002.
Series: Garland reference library of the humanities, v. 1169, 1191, 1193.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD audio : Music   Sound Recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:OKS Print
"Garland's ambitious 10-volume series takes a cultural approach to its focus on the music of all the world's peoples. Each volume is arranged topically, regionally, or by ethnic group, and complemented by an extensive index. Although each volume will differ because of the nature of the material, the organization remains consistent throughout all: regional overviews first; music in the social context next; then  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Garland encyclopedia of world music.
New York : Garland Pub., 1998-2002
Material Type: Music, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Sound Recording, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bruno Nettl; Ruth M Stone; James Porter; Timothy Rice
ISBN: 0824060350 9780824060350 0824049470 9780824049478 0824049446 9780824049447 0824060407 9780824060404 0824049462 9780824049461 0824060423 9780824060428 0824060415 9780824060411 0824060342 9780824060343 0824060385 9780824060381 0815310846 9780815310846 0815318650 9780815318651
OCLC Number: 36407898
Notes: Vols. 6-7, 10 published: New York : Routledge, 2002.
Awards: Winner of Dartmouth Medal (Reference Works) 2003
Commended for Dartmouth Medal (Reference Works) 1998
Description: 10 volumes : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm + 9 audio discs (digital : 4 3/4 in.).
Contents: V. 1. Africa / Ruth M. Stone, editor --
v. 2. South America, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean / Dale A. Olsen and Daniel E. Sheehy, editors --
v. 3. The United States and Canada / Ellen Koskoff, editor --
v. 4. Southeast Asia / Terry E. Miller and Sean Williams, editors --
v. 5. South Asia : the Indian subcontinent / Alison Arnold, editor --
v. 6. The Middle East / Virginia Danielson, Scott Marcus, and Dwight Reynolds, editors --
v. 7. East Asia : China, Japan, and Korea / Robert C. Provine, Yosihiko Tokumaru, and J. Lawrence Witzleben, editors --
v. 8. Europe / Timothy Rice, James Porter, and Chris Goertzen, editors --
v. 9. Australia and the Pacific Islands / Adrienne L. Kaeppler and J.W. Love, editors --
v. 10. The world's music : general perspectives and reference tools / Ruth M. Stone, editor.
Series Title: Garland reference library of the humanities, v. 1169, 1191, 1193.
Responsibility: advisory editors, Bruno Nettl and Ruth M. Stone ; founding editors, James Porter and Timothy Rice.
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This 10-volume set provides a thorough guide to world music, contributing to knowledge of the world's heritage and musical knowledge.  Read more...
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