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Pieces of the Musical World: Sounds and Cultures

Harris, Rachel and Pease, Rowan, eds. (2015) Pieces of the Musical World: Sounds and Cultures. Abingdon: Routledge.

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Pieces of the Musical World: Sounds and Cultures is a fieldwork-based ethnomusicology textbook that introduces a series of musical worlds each through a single "piece." It focuses on a musical sound or object that provides a springboard from which to tell a story about a particular geographic region, introducing key aspects of the cultures in which it is embedded, contexts of performance, the musicians who create or perform it, the journeys it has travelled, and its changing meanings.

Item Type: Edited Books or Journal Volumes
Keywords: ethnomusicology, world music
SOAS Departments & Centres: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Department of Music
ISBN: 9780415723107
Depositing User: Rachel Harris
Date Deposited: 30 Mar 2015 10:24
URI: http://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/19664

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