Experiencing Latin American Music, Paperback / softback Book

Experiencing Latin American Music Paperback / softback


Experiencing Latin American Music draws on human experience as a point of departure for musical understanding.

Students explore broad topics--identity, the body, religion, and more--and relate these to Latin American musics while refining their understanding of musical concepts and cultural-historical contexts.

With its brisk and engaging writing, this volume covers nearly fifty genres and provides both students and instructors with online access to audio tracks and listening guides.

A detailed instructor's packet contains sample quizzes, clicker questions, and creative, classroom-tested assignments designed to encourage critical thinking and spark the imagination.

Remarkably flexible, this innovative textbook empowers students from a variety of disciplines to study a subject that is increasingly relevant in today's diverse society. In addition to the instructor's packet, online resources for students include: customized Spotify playlistonline listening guidesaudio sound links to reinforce musical conceptsstimulating activities for individual and group work


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 400 pages, 76 b-w images
  • Publisher: University of California Press
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  • Category: Theory of music & musicology
  • ISBN: 9780520285583

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