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Traditional African And Oriental Music By Otto Karolyi

Traditional African And Oriental Music

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Offers an introduction to the underlying principles of non-Western music and to encourage the reader to explore rich and fascinating sounds and rhythms from around the world. This book covers the traditional music of five continents, namely Sub-Saharan Africa, the Islamic world, the Indian subcontinent, China and the Far East.

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Traditional African And Oriental Music by Otto Karolyi

The aim of this book is to offer an introduction to the underlying principles of non-Western music and to encourage the reader to explore rich and fascinating sounds and rhythms from around the world. Otto Karolyi covers the traditional music of five continents, namely Sub-Saharan Africa, the Islamic world, the Indian subcontinent, China and the Far East. Each chapter examines the rhythm, melody, harmony and instruments of the region's music, plus elements of the culture which contribute towards an appreciation of the music, such as religion, poetry, drama and dance.

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About Otto Karolyi


Otto Karolyi is Senior Lecturer in music at the University of Stirling, and is the author of Introducing Music and Introducing Modern Music.

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GOR002064082
Traditional African And Oriental Music by Otto Karolyi
Otto Karolyi
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
1998-10-19
304
0140231072
9780140231076
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