Item description for The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: Southeast Asia [With Audio CD] by Bruno Nettl, Ruth M. Stone & James Porter...
The first complete music reference for the region, this volume covers all the nations of modern Southeast Asia: Burma, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines in 35 articles, written by 27 expert contributors. It presents an overview of the region's music; focuses on prominent themes; discusses fundamental questions facing researchers, including the impact of armed conflict, mass media and technology; examines the current state of musical scholarship in the region; and documents the music traditions of each country and ethnic group, including the first-ever comprehensive treatment of minority mountain tribes and the eastern Indonesian islands. Also includes 18 maps and 84 music examples. Glossary. Bibliography. Discography. Filmography. Index.
Citations And Professional Reviews The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: Southeast Asia [With Audio CD] by Bruno Nettl, Ruth M. Stone & James Porter has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.25" Width: 8.79" Height: 2.16" Weight: 5.9 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 1998
ISBN 0824060407 ISBN13 9780824060404
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More About Bruno Nettl, Ruth M. Stone & James Porter
Bruno Nettl is an eminent ethnomusicologist specializing in American Indian music. He is Professor of Music and Anthropology in the University of Illnois.
Bruno Nettl was born in 1930 and has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign University of Illinois Univers.