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From the rear cover of this 434 page book: "The foremost authorities in the field of music from around the world have contributed twenty original essays for this volume, edited by Elizabeth May. Only European musics have been omitted, except insofar as they affect other musics discussed here. North American music is represented by musics of Native Americans and the Alaskan Eskimos. The essays are profusely illustrated with maps, drawings, diagrams, photographs, and music examples. There are extensive glossaries, bibliographies, and annotated film lists. This book is directed to readers seriously interested in acquainting themselves with musics beyond the confines of Western musicology." Some of the contributors include: Bruno Netti, Kuo-huang Han, Lindy Li Mark, Kang-sook Lee, William P. Malm, David Morton, Bonnie C. Wade, Margaret J. Kartomi, Adrienne L. Kaeppler, Trevor A. Jones, Atta Annan Mensah, John Blacking, Alfred Kwashie Ladzekpo, Kobla Ladzekpo, Cynthia Tse Kimerlin, Josef M. Pacholczyk, Ella Zonis, Abraham A. Schwadron, David P. McAllester, Lorraine D. Koranda, and Dale A. Olsen.
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Elizabeth May received her Ph.D. from the Department of Music at UCLA, and taught at UCLA, Davis, Washington, Maryland, Michigan, and San Jose State.
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Book Description Univ of California Pr. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0520033930 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.1129417
Book Description Univ of California Pr, 1981. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110520033930