Southeast Asia (Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, Volume 4)
The fourth volume of the gargantuan compendium includes the first complete music reference for the Southeast Asia region. This volume covers all the nations of modern Southeast Asia: Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines in 35 articles, written by 27 expert contributors.It presents an overview of the region’s music; focuses on prominent themes; discusses fundamental questions facing researchers, including the impact of armed conflict, mass media and technology; examines the current state of musical scholarship in the region; and documents the music traditions of each country and ethnic group, including the first-ever comprehensive treatment of minority mountain tribes and the eastern Indonesian islands.
Southeast Asia (Garland Encyclopedia of World Music,
Volume 4) has 1024 pages and includes a Glossary, Bibliography, Discography, Filmography,
and an Index.
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