About the Author

Thomas Turino is Professor of Musicology and Anthropology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is the author of Nationalists, Cosmopolitans, and Populae Music in Zimbabwe (2000) and Moving Away from Silence: Music of the Peruvian Altiplano and the Experience of Urban Migration (1993) and the coauthor of Excursions in World Music, Fifth Edition (2007).

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