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From jeliya to cha cha chá, Shandong to sean nós, and the Beatles and beleganjur to Bollywood and abdominal dance, the second one variation of World tune: Traditions and Transformations takes scholars on a thrilling international trip of musical and cultural discovery, exploration, and adventure. via in actual fact centred case experiences of various musicultural traditions, Michael Bakan illustrates the transformative lifetime of global musics from conventional people, ritual, and classical genres to modern renowned and artwork musics, jazz, and global beat. necessary connections among specific musics and their old, cultural, and overseas contexts are constantly emphasised. The textual content additionally incorporates a globally inclusive advent to middle components of track and tradition that makes its specified and pleasant technique available to song majors and non-majors alike.

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