Tullia Magrini has written a 342 book in Italian which
translates as Sound Universe, an introduction to ethnomusicology. The book’s
intention is to illustrate in which way world music cab be observed and studied
with the tools available ethnomusicologists. It analyzes the core research
methodology: field research, musical ethnography, transcriptions, the study or
There are contributions by well known specialists,
including Simha Arom, John Blacking, Judith Lynne Hanna, Bruno Netti, Anthony
Seeger, Edwin Seroussi, Mark Slobin, Marcello Keller and Win Van Zanten.
Tullia Magrini is an ethnomusiciologist and musical
anthropology professor at the University of Bologna. She has published numerous
books, articles, CDs and CD ROMs. She is the founder of the study group
Anthropology of Music in Mediterranean Cultures of the International Council of
Traditional Music (UNESCO).
Einaudi (Italy) as part of its Piccola Biblioteca Einaudi, ISBN
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.