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Music Around the World : A Global Encyclopedia - by Andrew Martin & Matthew Mihalka (Hardcover)
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With entries on topics ranging from non-Western instruments to distinctive rhythms of music of various countries, this one-stop resource on global music also promotes cultural appreciation of other countries and cultural groups.
• Presents information that is accessible for general readers but will also be useful to specialists and music scholars
• Examines music from a geographical and cultural viewpoint, allowing students to make cross-cultural comparisons
• Includes numerous sidebars and appendices that provide even more compelling information of interest to readers, such as information on top-selling artists and albums in various countries, biographies of well-known musicians, and other fascinating "fun facts" and statistics
• Supports the National Geography Standards and AP Human Geography topics by examining cultural patterns, experiences, and influences