Encyclopedia of Native American Music of North America

Encyclopedia of Native American Music of North America

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ABC-CLIO

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.


• 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


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.



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In this readable reference for general readers, Keillor (Carleton University, Canada), Archambault, and Kelly present entries on historical and modern traditions of aboriginal North American music, from The Ghost Dance to rock and roll. Coverage encompasses key international, national, regional, and upcoming artists who represent the full range of musical expression for most continental North American cultures, excluding Mexico. The first section of the book contains essays on 10 regions, each of which begins a list of the main cultures associated with the region. Next come alphabetical entries on styles, genres, instruments, performers, and record labels. The book is illustrated with a wealth of b&w photos. Annotation ©2013 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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& Taylor

Presents a reference guide of alphabetically arranged entries on the musicians, songwriters, instruments, and dances of Native Americans, along with essays on the history and regional variations within their musical tradition.

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California :, Greenwood, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC,, [2013]
Description: L, 449 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9780313336003
0313336008
Branch Call Number: 781.6297 Kei
Additional Contributors: Archambault, Tim.
Kelly, John M. H.

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