By Jeff Todd Titon, Timothy J. Cooley, David Locke, David P. McAllester, Anne K. Rasmussen
The bestselling WORLDS OF song, now in its 5th variation, presents authoritative, available insurance of the world's song cultures. in response to the authors' fieldwork and services, this article offers in-depth explorations of numerous song cultures from all over the world, with new chapters on China, jap Europe and the Arab international. The student-friendly, case-study method and music-culture concentration supplies scholars a real feel of either the track and the tradition that created it. also, a pretty good 4-CD set (purchased individually) encompasses a number of recordings from a number of resources, together with the authors' personal fieldwork, different ethnomusicologists' box learn, and advertisement releases.