The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: South Asia : the Indian subcontinent

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Alison Arnold, Bruno Nettl
Taylor & Francis, 2000 - Music - 1077 pages
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Recognizing music as a vital social and cultural force, each volume of this set of book on geographical areas of world music focuses on a single region and examines the role of music in the lives, arts and culture of its people. This volume describes the essential fabric of South Asia and then explores the traditions, performance practices, and themes that bind the music together into a dynamic tapestry of art and daily life. The coverage provides an overview of the region, reviews its music heritage and scholarship, and describes specific musical cultures, genres, and traditions. The entire set is available at an introductory price of u750.00, each volume being sent as it is published."
 

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The Garland encyclopedia of world music

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This first in a planned ten-volume set is not an A-Z reference encyclopedia but 39 original essays by 34 scholars from four continents. They sample philosophies and methodologies of ethnomusicology as ... Read full review

Contents

Part 2
61
Music in Religion and Ritual
237
Southern Area William Jackson
259
Music in Seasonal and LifeCycle Rituals Richard K Wolf
272
Music and Trance David Roche
288
Ragmala Paintings John Andrew Greig
312
Northern Area Allyn Miner
331
Southern Area David B Reck
350
Reunion Island Monique Desroches and Engine DesRosiers
606
Fiji Donald Brenneis
612
Part 3
621
North India
659
Mithila Edward O Henry
677
Himalayan Region
681
Nepal Pirkko Moisala
696
Tibetan Culture in South Asia Mireille Helffer
709

Music Learning and Transmission
441
Southern Area N Ramanathan
449
The Classical MasterDisciple Tradition Stephen Slawek
457
Transmission of Nonclassical Traditions Ashok D Ranade
468
Music Dance and Drama
479
Northern Area Mekhala Devi Natavar
492
Southern Area Saskia Kersenboom and Mekhala Devi Natavar
507
Mass Media and Contemporary Musical Exchange
525
Northern Area Alison Arnold
531
Southern Area Paul D Greene
542
Southern Area Paul D Greene
554
Music and Internationalization Gerry Farrell
560
Music and the South Asian Diaspora
571
North America Alison Arnold
578
Trinidad Helen Myers
588
Martinique Monique Desroches
594
Guyana Gora Singh abridged by Kama Singh
600
Maharashtra Ashok D Ranade
726
Pakistan
743
Punjab Adam Nayyar
762
North West Frontier Province MohammadAkbar
785
Afghanistan
803
Western Afghanistan Veronica Doubleday and John Baily
817
Southeastern Afghanistan Nabi Misdaq and John Baily
833
South India
865
Andhra Pradesh Gene H Roghair
889
Tamil Nadu Richard K Wolf and Zoe C Sherinian
903
Kerala Rolf Groesbeck and Joseph J Palackal
929
Sri Lanka
953
Glossary
975
A Guide to Publications
997
A Guide to Recordings
1015
Notes on the Audio Examples
1029
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