Publisher: Taylor and Francis
Series: Garland Encyclopedia of World Music
Publication Date: September 25, 2017
Binding: Kobo eBook
Expert writers present the major traditions of North Africa, the Middle East, and Central Asia, together with personal accounts of performers, composers, teachers, and ceremonies. A special feature of this volume is the inclusion of dozens of brief snap-shot essays that offer "lifestories" of typical musicmakers and their art, as well as first-person descriptions of specific music performances and events. Also includes maps and music examples.