Analytical Studies in World Music: Analytical Studies in World Music by Michael Tenzer
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Analytical Studies in World Music: Analytical Studies in World Music
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Analytical Studies in World Music: Analytical Studies in World Music by Michael Tenzer

Book Description

Analytical Studies in World Music assembles eleven distinguished writers on music to discuss the detail and ingenuity with which sound is organized in musical traditions all over the world. Each chapter uses a recording, notation, diagrams, and imaginative description to bring the music to life as sound pattern and creative process, while an introductory chapter proposes ways to think about musical structures cross-culturally.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195177893
ISBN-10: 0195177894
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 155mm x 30mm)
Pages: 456
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 15-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Michael Tenzer

Michael Tenzer is a professor of music at the University of British Columbia. He is the author of Balinese Music (1991, 2nd edition 1998) and Gamelan Gong Kebyar: The Art of Twentieth Century Balinese Music (2000), which received the 34th ASCAP Deems Taylor Award and the Society for Ethnomusicology's Merriam Prize. He is also an internationally acclaimed composer in a diversity of genres.

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