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Move to the rhythm of music and culture from around the globe, presented to you in the third edition of World Music: Traditions and Transformations. Students will thrill to participate in an exciting global journey of musical and cultural discovery, exploration, and experience. Using a thoroughly modern approach to music sharing and listening, the text offers students hundreds of song selections from around the world and throughout history with a rich and unique Spotify playlist. Michael Bakan offers students an opportunity to bring a diverse world of music from traditional folk, ritual, and classical genres to contemporary popular and art musics, jazz and world beat right into their own classrooms. World Music: Traditions and Transformations appeals to both music majors and non-majors alike, by approaching the world of music in a multi-dimensional way, highlighting the connections between music and its rich cultural contexts.
CHAPTER 1: What, in the World, Is Music?
CHAPTER2: How Music Lives: A Musicultural Approach
CHAPTER 3: How Music Works: Part I: Rhythm
CHAPTER 4: How Music Works: Part II: Pitch
CHAPTER 5: How Music Works: Part III: Dynamics, Timbre, and Instruments
CHAPTER 6: How Music Works: Part IV: Texture and Form
CHAPTER 7: Indonesian Gamelan Music: Interlocking Rhythms, Interlocking Worlds
CHAPTER 8: From Raga to Bollywood: Developments and Intercultural Crossings in Indian Music
CHAPTER 9: 'Not the Same, but Just as Nice': Traditions and Transformations in Irish Music
CHAPTER 10: The River and the Path: Conversation and Collective Expression in West African Musics
CHAPTER 11: 'Listen How It Goes': "Oye Como Va" and the Musics of Latin America
CHAPTER 12: From Baladi to Belly Dance: Rhythm, Dance, and Music in Egypt and Beyond
CHAPTER 13: A Musicultural History of the Chinese Zheng
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