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World Music: The Rough Guide: Africa, Europe and the Middle East: An A-Z of the Music Musicians and Discs: Volume 1

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Publisher Comments:

World Music Volume 1: Africa, Europe and the Middle East has full coverage of everything from Congolese soukous to Greek rembetika, and biographies from Thomas Mapfumo to Cheb Khaled to the Afro Celt Sound System. Includes more than 80 articles from expert contributors, focusing on the popular and roots music live and on disc. Extensive discographies for each country, with biography notes on nearly 2000 musicians and reviews of the best available CDs. Directories of World Music labels and specialist stores around the world and on the Internet.

Review:

"A great reference book...reading it feels like a treasure hunt for good grooves." Straight No Chaser

Review:

"An outstanding reference and a 'must' for avid world music listeners." Internet Bookwatch

Synopsis:

Arranged alphabetically by country, each fully updated article includes an overview of the country's music, presenting the story behind every genre, band and artist, with its accompanying discographies and illuminating insights. Illustrations, photos.

Synopsis:

All entries in this reference are fully revised and updated with expanded discographies in which the CD reviews are preceded by quickly-accessible, biographical three-liners on the artists and bands.

Synopsis:

The Rough Guide to World Music is the unchallenged reference work on sounds from around the globe. This third edition is more comprehensive than ever - updated and expanded throughout and with a number of new countries added. Volume 1: Africa andamp; Middle East has full coverage of genres from Afrobeat to Arabesque, and artists from Amadou andamp; Mariam to Umm Kulthum. The book includes articles on more than 60 countries written by expert contributors, discographies for each article with biographical notes on thousands of musicians and reviews of their best CDs.

Description:

Includes discographies at the end of each chapter and index.

Table of Contents

v. 1. Africa, Europe and the Middle East.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781858286358
Manufactured:
Rough Guides
Other:
Broughton, Simon
Manufactured:
Rough Guides
Author:
Muddyman, Dave
Author:
Broughton, Simon
Author:
Trillo, Richard
Author:
Ellingham, Mark
Author:
Rough Guides
Publisher:
Rough Guides
Location:
London
Subject:
Ethnic
Subject:
History and criticism
Subject:
Music
Subject:
World music
Subject:
World Beat - NonWestern Music
Subject:
Music, african
Subject:
Music, arabic
Subject:
Genres & Styles - International
Subject:
World Beat
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
General Music
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Includes index.
Series:
Rough Guide Music Guides
Series Volume:
01
Publication Date:
20061030
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
704
Dimensions:
9.28x6.62x1.61 in. 2.51 lbs.

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Product details 704 pages Rough Guides Limited - English 9781858286358 Reviews:
"Review" by , "A great reference book...reading it feels like a treasure hunt for good grooves."
"Review" by , "An outstanding reference and a 'must' for avid world music listeners."
"Synopsis" by , Arranged alphabetically by country, each fully updated article includes an overview of the country's music, presenting the story behind every genre, band and artist, with its accompanying discographies and illuminating insights. Illustrations, photos.
"Synopsis" by , All entries in this reference are fully revised and updated with expanded discographies in which the CD reviews are preceded by quickly-accessible, biographical three-liners on the artists and bands.
"Synopsis" by , The Rough Guide to World Music is the unchallenged reference work on sounds from around the globe. This third edition is more comprehensive than ever - updated and expanded throughout and with a number of new countries added. Volume 1: Africa andamp; Middle East has full coverage of genres from Afrobeat to Arabesque, and artists from Amadou andamp; Mariam to Umm Kulthum. The book includes articles on more than 60 countries written by expert contributors, discographies for each article with biographical notes on thousands of musicians and reviews of their best CDs.
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