Robert Stevenson's book is a comprehensive, expert and readable study on Aztec and Incan music. He examines the musical cultures at the time of first contact with Europeans and also Mesoamerican and Andean highland musical traditions up to 1800.378 pages; illustrated; hardback with a sewn binding. Indexed. A 30 page Bibliography.
Chapter titles include: The Challenge of Aztec Music, Aztec Music at Contact, Aztec Musical Instruments, Conclusions Drawn from Sixteenth-Century Reports by Eyewitnesses, Acculturation: The Colonial Phase, The Inca Area, Instruments Used by the Incans and Their Predecessors, Music Teaching in the Inca Area, Peruvian "Folk Music" 1500-1790.
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Book Description University of California Press, 1977. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110520031695
Book Description University of California Press, 1977. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0520031695