Journals Higher Education

£21.99

Paperback

Published: 05 January 2012

224 Pages

210x140mm

ISBN: 9780199733408


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Music in Pacific Island Cultures

Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture

Brian Diettrich, Jane Freeman Moulin, and Michael Webb

Global Music Series

  • The first brief, single-volume textbook to provide thematic, succinct introductions to Pacific Island music
  • Based on the authors' extensive fieldwork, the text features interviews with performers, eyewitness accounts of performances, and vivid illustrations
  • Surveys the region using three themes: modern nationhood, systems of belief (i.e., Christianity and indigenous faiths), and the effects of globalism and cultural exchange
  • Features listening activities that enable students to engage critically and actively with the text
  • The included 70-minute CD contains examples of the music discussed in the text
  • Supplementary material for instructors is available on the companion website
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