Encyclopedia of Native American music of North America
|Format:||Print Book 2013|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 2 of 2 copies|
This book is a one-stop reference resource for the vast variety of musical expressions of the First Peoples' cultures of North America, both past and present.
Encyclopedia of Native American Music of North America documents the surprisingly varied musical practices among North America's First Peoples, both historically and in the modern context. It supplies a detailed yet accessible and approachable overview of the substantial contributions and influence of First Peoples that can be appreciated by both native and nonnative audiences, regardless of their familiarity with musical theory.
The entries address how ethnomusicologists with Native American heritage are revolutionizing approaches to the discipline, and showcase how musicians with First Peoples' heritage are influencing modern musical forms including native flute, orchestral string playing, gospel, and hip hop. The work represents a much-needed academic study of First Peoples' musical cultures--a subject that is of growing interest to Native Americans as well as nonnative students and readers.Provides print and Internet resources with each entry Presents exclusive information derived from the personal research and fieldwork of the editors Includes a timeline that highlights important developments in First Peoples' musical expressions Supplies an index that allows users to easily look up all of the relevant information on a topic
Published ReviewsBooklist Review: "
Indians of North America
Indian musicians -- Biography -- Dictionaries.
|Publisher|| Santa Barbara, Calif. :2013
Kelly, John M. H., author.
l, 449 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|ISBN||9780313336003 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0313336008 (hardcover : alk. paper)