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World Music: Traditions and Transformations

3rd Edition

By: Michael Bakan

© 2019

Published: September 06, 2018

Move to the rhythm of music and culture from around the globe, presented to you in the third edition of World Music: Traditions and Transformations. Students will thrill to participate in an exciting global journey of musical and cultural discovery, exploration, and experience. Using a thoroughly modern approach to music sharing and listening, the text offers students hundreds of song selections from around the world and throughout history with a rich and unique Spotify playlist. Michael Bakan offers students an opportunity to bring a diverse world of music from traditional folk, ritual, and classical genres to contemporary popular and art musics, jazz and world beat right into their own classrooms. World Music: Traditions and Transformations appeals to both music majors and non-majors alike, by approaching the world of music in a multi-dimensional way, highlighting the connections between music and its rich cultural contexts.