The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Africa
The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Europe
The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music South America, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean
By Robert C. Provine, Yosihiko Tokumaru, J. Lawrence Witzleben
December 21, 2001
This volume explores not only the close ties that link the cultures and musics of East and Northeast Asia, but also the distinctive features that separate them....
By Ruth M. Stone
August 01, 1997
Explores key themes in African music that have emerged in recent years-a subject usually neglected in country-by-country coverageemphasizes the contexts of musical performance-unlike studies that offer static interpretations isolated from other performing traditions presents the fresh insights and ...
By J.W. Love, Adrienne Kaeppler
June 01, 1998
In the most comprehensive collection of information ever published on the performing arts of Oceania, 168 scholars in thirty countries and on every continent describe the music of the indigenous peoples of Australia, New Guinea, Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia in forty in-depth ...
By Timothy Rice, James Porter, Chris Goertzen
November 01, 1999
Here in one volume is a comprehensive look at the folk and traditional musics of the European continen - from Ireland to the new republics of Georgia and Belarus. In over seventy articles by sixty-one contributors from around the world, this encyclopedia explores musical life from ...
By Dale A. Olsen, Daniel E. Sheehy
October 01, 1998
The Encyclopedia's coverage ranges from the Bahamas to Tierra del Fuego and from Baja California to Uruguay as it describes the extraordinarily rich and varied music of people from all the countries south of the Rio Grande river....
By Alison Arnold
November 01, 1999
In this volume, sixty-eight of the world's leading authorities explore and describe the wide range of musics of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Kashmir, Nepal and Afghanistan. Important information about history, religion, dance, theater, the visual arts and philosophy as well as ...
By Virginia Danielson, Dwight Reynolds, Scott Marcus
December 14, 2001
Expert writers present the major traditions of North Africa, the Middle East, and Central Asia, together with personal accounts of performers, composers, teachers, and ceremonies. A special feature of this volume is the inclusion of dozens of brief snap-shot essays that offer "lifestories" of ...
By Ellen Koskoff
December 28, 2000
This volume makes available the full range of the American/Canadian musical experience, covering-for the first time in print-all major regions, ethnic groups, and traditional and popular contexts. From musical comedy to world beat, from the songs of the Arctic to rap and house music, from Hispanic ...
By Ruth M. Stone
March 01, 2002
The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music is a ten-volume reference work, organized geographically by continent to represent the musics of the world in nine volumes. The tenth volume houses reference tools and descriptive information about the encyclopedia’s structure, criteria for inclusion and ...
By Terry E. Miller, Sean Williams
April 01, 1998
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 thirty-five articles, written by twenty-seven expert contributors....