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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

Number of Pages: 1744.0
Genre: Reference, Music
Sub-Genre: Encyclopedias, Popular Culture
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Abc-Clio Inc
Author: Andrew Martin & Matthew Mihalka
Language: English
Street Date: January 31, 2019
TCIN: 51045182
UPC: 9781610694988
Item Number (DPCI): 248-14-9308

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