World Music : The Rough Guide : [salsa To Soukous, Cajun To Calypso--the Complete Handbook]

World Music : The Rough Guide : [salsa To Soukous, Cajun To Calypso--the Complete Handbook]

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Baker & Taylor
Divided by region and subregion, this volume examines the indigenous music of different countries, its current status, major performers, and special instruments

Blackwell North Amer
The Rough Guide to World Music spans the music of seventy different countries and regions - everything from salsa to soukous, cajun to calypso, rai to qawwali.
The detailed coverage brings together more than sixty expert contributors, whose feature articles take in the music to be seen and heard live around the globe, as well as on record. Major pieces are backed up by interviews with the key groups and artists, translations of lyrics, and extensive reviews and discographies.
Whether you've discovered world music through Paul Simon or Ali Farka Toure, David Byrne or the Bhundu Boys, Celia Cruz or Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, the Rough Guide is guaranteed to expand your horizons... and your CD, cassette and record collection!

Publisher: London/New York Rough Guides/Penguin Books 1994
ISBN: 9781858280172
1858280176
Characteristics: 697p. : ill
Additional Contributors: Broughton, Simon

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