Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World: Performance and production. Volume II
‘This is an extraordinary achievement and it will become an absolutely vital and trusted resource for everyone working in the field of popular music studies. Even more broadly, anyone interested in popular music or popular music culture more generally will enjoy - and find many uses for - the wealth of information and insight captured in this volume.' Lawrence Grossberg, Morris Davis Professor of Communication Studies and Cultural Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Editors Shepherd (Carleton Univ., Ottawa), David Horn (Inst. of Popular Music, Univ. of Liverpool, U.K.), and Dave Laing (a London-based author and lecturer) have overseen a team of more than 250 ... Read full review
Whether sung in Sanskrit or in Vietnamese, or played on renêt or modern violin, “…music in Southeast Asia is dominated by a well-integrated, highly cultivated style which is characteristic of the whole area.” This collection of Music of Southeast Asia features both the popular and traditional music of Myanmar, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, China and Laos and captures the influence, and in certain cases the rejection, of the Western musical tradition on the music of this region.