The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: East Asia: China, Japan, and Korea (Hardback) book cover

The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music

East Asia: China, Japan, and Korea

Edited by Robert C. Provine, Yosihiko Tokumaru, J. Lawrence Witzleben

© 2002 – Routledge

1,190 pages

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Hardback: 9780824060411
pub: 2001-12-21

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First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


"This unique and thoroughly researched resource provides a dynamic and in depth perspective on world music… It strikes a balance between wonderful illustrations and comprehensive, scholarly entries. Each regional volume includes a CD sampler of that region's music. This source will have wide appeal to both the novice and expert." -- Dartmouth Medal Committee

"This valuable set is nearly finished. Volume 7 follows the other volumes in quantity and organization…Highly recommended." -- Choice

"The 76 articles cover not just music, but its relation to history, theater, dance, and the visual arts…Highly recommended…" -- Library Journal

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MUSIC / General