Ethiopian music has a rich and diverse musical tradition that stretch back thousands of years. Abyssinie Swing profiles and follows the history of Ethiopian music through the religious and the secular, from the music of the traditional azmaris to the advent of Amha Records in the early 1970s. Illustrated with beautiful photographs and written by Francis Falceto, internationally recognised expert on Ethiopian music and editor of the acclaimed Ethiopiques compact disc compilation series, this is the definitive guide to the history and culture of Ethiopian music. Praised in The Beat (UK), SPIN (US), and Vanity Fair magazines, Falceto is globally recognised as the leading authority on Ethiopian music. LISTPRICE: 25.00
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Book Description Shama Books. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 1931253099 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1747103