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Rough Guide to World Music: Salsa to Soukous, Cajun to Calypso

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Publisher Comments:

Narrative driven, providing background and context on the music of 70 countries and regions, ranging from salsa to soukous, cajun to calypso, rai to qawwali. Set up in regional chapters. Each explanatory chapter is followed by a discography, with very short reviews of what the editors consider the very best music in the category. Various musicians are spotlighted in sidebars.

Table of Contents

The Celtic world — From the Baltic to the Balkans — Mediterranean and Maghreb — The Nile and the Gulf — The Indian subcontinent — West Africa — Central and East Africa — Southern Africa — The Far East — The Caribbean — Latin America — North America — Australia and the Pacific.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781858280172
Author:
Rough Guide
Publisher:
Rough Guides
Author:
Muddyman, Dave
Author:
Trillo, Richard
Author:
Broughton, Simon
Author:
Ellingham, Mark
Location:
London :
Subject:
Music
Subject:
Popular music
Subject:
World music
Subject:
Folk music
Subject:
Folk music -- Dictionaries.
Subject:
General Music
Subject:
World Beat
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes discographies and index.
Series:
Rough Guide Music Guides
Series Volume:
v.12
Publication Date:
20000207
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
720
Dimensions:
9.22x6.76x1.68 in. 3.26 lbs.

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