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Audio and Music Textbooks New textbooks for the 2019-2020 academic year

We are proud to present our Audio & Music textbook catalogue! Browse our selection of titles designed for the classroom and focusing on a wide range of key areas in these important and expanding fields.

Ethnomusicology

  • Focus: Music of the Caribbean

    1st Edition

    By Sydney Hutchinson

    Focus: Music of the Caribbean presents the most important issues of Caribbean musical history and current practice, discussing thought-provoking questions in a student-friendly fashion. It uses current ethnomusicological research on Caribbean music to tell the stories of Caribbean history—those of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-01
    Routledge
    Focus on World Music Series

  • Theory for Ethnomusicology

    Histories, Conversations, Insights, 2nd Edition

    By Harris M. Berger, Ruth M. Stone

    Theory for Ethnomusicology: Histories, Conversations, Insights, Second Edition, is a foundational work for courses in ethnomusicological theory. The book examines key intellectual movements and topic areas in social and cultural theory, and explores the way they have been taken up in…

    Paperback – 2019-06-20
    Routledge

  • Focus: Music and Religion of Morocco

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Witulski

    Focus: Music and Religion of Morocco introduces the region and its history, highlighting how the pressures of religious life, post-colonial economic struggle, and global media come together within Moroccan musical life. Musical practices contextualize and clarify global historical and contemporary…

    Paperback – 2019-05-24
    Routledge
    Focus on World Music Series

  • World Music CONCISE

    A Global Journey, 2nd Edition

    By Terry E. Miller, Andrew Shahriari

    World Music CONCISE: A Global Journey, Second Edition, introduces students to the diversity of musical expression around the world, taking them across the globe to experience cultural traditions that challenge the ear, the mind, and the spirit. Based on the Fourth Edition, this Second CONCISE…

    Paperback – 2018-09-07
    Routledge

  • Music of Latin America and the Caribbean

    2nd Edition

    By Mark Brill

    Music of Latin America and the Caribbean, Second Edition is a comprehensive textbook for undergraduate students, which covers all major facets of Latin American music, finding a balance between important themes and illustrative examples. This book is about enjoying the music itself and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-27
    Routledge

  • Ethnomusicology: A Contemporary Reader, Volume II

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer C. Post

    Ethnomusicology: A Contemporary Reader, Volume II provides an overview of developments in the study of ethnomusicology in the twenty-first century, offering an introduction to contemporary issues relevant to the field. Nineteen essays, written by an international array of scholars, highlight…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25
    Routledge

  • Popular World Music

    2nd Edition

    By Andrew Shahriari

    Popular World Music, Second Edition introduces students to popular music genres and artists from around the world. Andrew Shahriari discusses international music styles familiar to most students—Reggae, Salsa, K-Pop, and more—with a comprehensive listening-oriented introduction to mainstream…

    Paperback – 2017-08-14
    Routledge

  • World Music: A Global Journey

    4th Edition

    By Terry E. Miller, Andrew Shahriari

    World Music: A Global Journey, Fourth Edition takes students around the world to experience the diversity of musical expression and cultural traditions. It is known for its breadth in surveying the world's major cultures in a systematic study of world music within a strong pedagogical framework. As…

    Pack - Book & CD – 2016-11-04
    Routledge

  • Excursions in World Music, Seventh Edition

    7th Edition

    Edited by Bruno Nettl, Timothy Rommen

    Excursions in World Music is a comprehensive introductory textbook to world music, creating a panoramic experience for students by engaging the many cultures around the globe and highlighting the sheer diversity to be experienced in the world of music. At the same time, the text illustrates the…

    Pack - Book & CD – 2016-08-15
    Routledge

  • The Course of Mexican Music

    1st Edition

    By Janet Sturman

    The Course of Mexican Music provides students with a cohesive introductory understanding of the scope and influence of Mexican music. The textbook highlights individual musical examples as a means of exploring the processes of selection that led to specific musical styles in…

    Paperback – 2015-12-23
    Routledge

  • What in the World is Music? - Enhanced E-Book & Print Book Pack

    1st Edition

    By Alison E. Arnold, Jonathan C. Kramer

    What in the World is Music? is an undergraduate, interactive e-textbook that incorporates more than 300 video and audio links to music from around the world. The text investigates the nature and meaning of music as a universal human practice, while providing students with strong points of…

    Paperback – 2015-08-18
    Routledge

  • Pieces of the Musical World: Sounds and Cultures

    1st Edition

    By Rachel Harris, Rowan Pease

    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…

    Paperback – 2015-05-07
    Routledge

  • Music and Traditions of the Arabian Peninsula

    Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, and Qatar, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Urkevich

    Music and Traditions of the Arabian Peninsula provides a pioneering overview of folk and traditional urban music, along with dance and rituals, of Saudi Arabia and the Upper Gulf States of Kuwait, Bahrain, and Qatar. The nineteen chapters introduce variegated regions and subcultures and their rich…

    Paperback – 2014-12-17
    Routledge

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