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World Music

World Music

by Andrew Shahriari Terry E Miller

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Ethnomusicology Books & Ephemera

Sound Alliances: Indigenous Peoples, Cultural Politics and Popular Music  in the Pacific

Sound Alliances: Indigenous Peoples, Cultural Politics and Popular Music in the Pacific

by Hayward, Philip

Cassell & Co. New. 1998. Paperback. 0304700509 . 220pp. Provides a survey of syncretic, or "fusion" musics, such as Aboriginal Rock or "Jawaiian" Reggae, across the entire Pacific region. The text includes an in-depth look at Yothu Yindi, a band which has made it into the mainstream music scene. .
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£17.25
Mode in Javanese Music

Mode in Javanese Music

by Walton, Susan Pratt

Ohio State University Press. New. 1989. Paperback. 0896801446 . xxv, 253pp, text figures. Analyses the melodies and defines the basic laws of mode for sindhenan and explains how two systems of mode operate simultaneously in gamelan music to enhance its aesthetic appeal. ; Monographs in International Studies Southeast Asia Series, No 79 .
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£17.00
A Haida Potlatch

A Haida Potlatch

by Steltzer, Ulli

Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1984. xiv, 81pp., illus. Cloth, d.j. Front cover slightly fanning. near Fine/Fine. A rich ethnographic study of the potlatch ritual. Scarce.
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$60.00
World Musics in Context  A Comprehensive Survey of the World's Major  Musical Cultures

World Musics in Context A Comprehensive Survey of the World's Major Musical Cultures

by Fletcher, Peter

Oxford University Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2001. Hardcover. 0198166362 . 734pp, plates, maps, music examples. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. .
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£90.00
American Indian Love Lyrics and Other Verse. from the Songs of the North  American Indians

American Indian Love Lyrics and Other Verse. from the Songs of the North American Indians

by Barnes, Nellie (Selected by)

MacMillan. Good+. 1925. First Edition. Hardcover. 190pp. Songs of Love, Grief, Friendship, Nature, Deities, Holy Places, and other subjects, by native American poets from various tribes. .
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£13.50
The Sound of the Ancestral Ship: Highland Music of West Java

The Sound of the Ancestral Ship: Highland Music of West Java

by Williams, Sean

Oxford University Press. New. 2001. Paperback. 0195141555 . 276pp, illustrations, music examples +CD. .
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£23.00
A Musical View of the Universe; Kalapalo Myth & Ritual Performances

A Musical View of the Universe; Kalapalo Myth & Ritual Performances

by Basso, Ellen B

Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1985. 8vo. xv, 343(1), 18 illus., 9 tables, Appendixes, Notes, Bib., Indexes. Cloth, d.j. Fine/Fine
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$48.50
Jewish Music and Modernity

Jewish Music and Modernity

by Bohlman, Philip V

Oxford University Press. New in Fine dust jacket. 2008. Hardcover. 9780195178326 . 314pp, 35 halftones, 5 music examples. New copy. ; AMS Studies in Music .
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£29.00
Bangsawan: A Social and Stylistic History of Popular Malay Opera

Bangsawan: A Social and Stylistic History of Popular Malay Opera

by Tan Sooi Beng

Penang, Malaysia: The Asian Centre. South-East Asian Cultural Series. xvi,261pp., illus. Appendices, Glossary, Bib., Index. Wraps. Fine.
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$37.50
Malaysian Shadow Play and Music: Continuity of an Oral Tradition

Malaysian Shadow Play and Music: Continuity of an Oral Tradition

by Patricia Matusky

Penang, Malaysia: The Asian Centre. 8vo. 149 pages, 48 illus. Glossary, Bib., Appendices, Index Wraps. Fine.
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$37.50
Sufism, Music and Society in Turkey and the Middle East (Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul Transactions Volume 10)

Sufism, Music and Society in Turkey and the Middle East (Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul Transactions Volume 10)

by Ande Hammarlund, Editor

London: RoutledgeCurzon, 2004. Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul, Transactions Vol. 10. 4to. 168pp., illus. Annotated Glossary. Wraps. As New
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$60.00
Nor-Tec Rifa! Electronic Dance Music from Tijuana to the World.

Nor-Tec Rifa! Electronic Dance Music from Tijuana to the World.

by Madrid, Alejandro L

Oxford University Press. New with no dust jacket. 2008. Hardcover. 978019532637 . 272pp, 15 halftones, 14 music examples. ; Currents in Latin American & Iberian Music .
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£62.00
Yuman and Yaqui Music

Yuman and Yaqui Music

by Densmore, Frances

New York: Da Capo Press. Very Good. 1972. Hardcover. 0306705125 . xviii, 216pp, plates, text illustrations, music examples. Reprint of the 1932 edition which was issued as Bulletin 110 of Smithsonian Institute, Bureau of American Ethnology .
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£23.00
Filigree in Sound. Form and Content in Indian Music

Filigree in Sound. Form and Content in Indian Music

by Sharman, Gopal

Andre Deutsch. 1970. Hardcover. 0233960813 . 176pp, frontis. Ex library, book plate removed, usual stamps, else very good. .
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£9.20
Horses, Musicians, & Gods: Hausa Cult of Possession-Trance

Horses, Musicians, & Gods: Hausa Cult of Possession-Trance

by Besmer, Fremont E

Zaria, NIgeria: Ahmadu Bello University Press. 8vo. xii,290pp., 25 illus. Appedices, Bib., index. Boards with gilt lettering & design. No d.j. (as issued). VG+
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$55.00
Musical Instruments of India. Their History and Development

Musical Instruments of India. Their History and Development

by Deva, B. Chaitanya

New Delhi: Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2000. Hardcover. 8121500486 . xvi, 159pp + 107 plates. Reprinted from 2nd revised and enlarged edition, 1987. .
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£20.70
Russia To-Day and To-Morrow

Russia To-Day and To-Morrow

by Miliukov, Paul N

New York, NY: MacMillan Co., 1922. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Size is 8vo. (full book description) MacMillan Co., New York, NY, 1922. 1st Edition 1st Printing, VG+, Hard Cover, No Dust Jacket. Size is 8vo, 392pgs. Ink stamp "Office Workers Union" on front free endpaper & Title Page, tie mark on fore-edge of rear cover, o.w. clean & tight. [Russia; Bolshevism; 1917 Revolution; Soviet History] SELLING WORLDWIDE SINCE 1987. WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE! First Printing
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$37.50
Music and Musical Instruments in the World of Islam

Music and Musical Instruments in the World of Islam

by Jenkins, Jean and Olsen, Poul Rovsing

Horniman Museum. Near Fine. 1976. First Edition. Paperback. 100pp, colour & b/w illustrations. World of islam festival. .
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£9.20
Encoded Cirebon Mask: Materiality, Flow & Meaning along Java's Islamic Northwest Coast

Encoded Cirebon Mask: Materiality, Flow & Meaning along Java's Islamic Northwest Coast

by Ross, Laurie Margot

xvi, 374pp., prof. illus. (some color). Illustrated Boards. Leiden: Brill, 2016. no d.j. (as issued). New. (Published at $ 147.00)Please Note: Insurance is required for this item. New York State residents must pay NY sales tax. If tax exempt, please submit a copy of your resale certificate (ST-120). Thank you.
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$125.00
Rites of Rhythm. The Music of Cuba

Rites of Rhythm. The Music of Cuba

by Farr, Jory

Regan Books. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2003. Hardcover. 0060090308 . 261pp, illustrations, discography. .
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£9.50
American Klezmer: its Roots and Offshoots

American Klezmer: its Roots and Offshoots

by Slobin, Mark

Berkeley, California: University of California Press. New. 2002. Paperback. 0520227182 . 245pp, illustrations, music examples. Klezmer, the Yiddish word for a folk instrumental musician, has also come to mean a musical style and scene The essays collected in this volume investigate American klezmer: its roots, its evolution, and its revitalization. .
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£14.00