Description - Mediterranean Mosaic by Goffredo Plastino
Mediterranean Mosaic examines the diverse musical styles of the region including Turkey, the Middle East, North Africa, Italy, Greece, and Spain and discusses how the cultures within these countries are interconnected. Looking at traditional musics within the region as well as outside influences on these tradition, topics covered include Klapa singing and Cha Wave from Croatia, the pop group Alibina, Pop-Rai from Algeria, and jazz in the Mediterranean.
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(229mm x 152mm x mm)
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Author Biography - Goffredo Plastino
Geoffedo Plastino is Professor of Ethnomusicology at the University of Newcastle England. He is the editor of Italian Treasury, a 20-volume series of compact disks being published by Rounder Records from recordings of Italian folk music made by Alan Lomax and Diego Carpitella in 1954-55.