The definitive history of Western music, now with Total Access.
A comprehensive collection of 220 works from antiquity to the present.
The perfect mix of music and history
World Music: A Global Journey, Fourth Edition takes students around the world to experience the diversity of musical expression and cultural traditions. It is known for its breadth in surveying the world's major cultures in a systematic study of world music within a strong pedagogical framework.
As one would prepare for any journey, each chapter starts with background preparation, reviewing the historical, cultural, and musical overview of the region. Visits to multiple "sites" within a region provide in-depth studies of varied musical traditions. Music analysis begins with an ...
The most student-friendly music history text available, now with Total Access.
All That Jazz―Total Access to the music and the players.