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OMW BannerOnMusic of the World Third Edition takes learners on an exciting journey, discovering musical cultures of the world. The text contains music from Africa, the Caribbean, North America, Latin America, South Asia, Korea, Central Asia, Indonesia, Japan, and China. This course includes engaging material with highly interactive maps, 10 listening guides, 45 music examples, 22 original performance videos, and links to YouTube videos.

Table Of Contents

Getting Started
Course Preamble
Introduction to OnMusic of the World
Overview
Ethnomusicology
Active Listening: How to Listen to the Musical Examples in the Text
Timbre and Texture; Form and Improvisation
Instrument Classification and Pedagogy
Class 1: Music of Central Asia and the Caucasus
Introduction
Diverse Identities
Central Asia: Case Studies from Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan
Uzbekistan and Tajikistan
The Shashmaqam
Class 2: Music of the Caucasus: Case Studies from Armenia and Georgia
The Caucasus
Armenia
Armenia: Soorp Badarak (Divine Liturgy)
Georgia
Georgia Polyphonic Secular Sound; Conclusion
Class 3: Music of South Asia: Indian Classical Music
Introduction
Khyāl – North Indian Classical Singing
Background: History, Religion, and Society
History of the Instruments
Religion and Music
  Class 4: Indian Classical Music: Social Factors
Society I: Soloists and Accompanists
Society II: Oral Transmission and Heredity
Society III: Changes in the Social Status of Music and Musicians
The Performers
Listening Guide
Class 5: Exploring the Landscape of African Music
Introduction
Colonial Africa
Music in Community Life I: Music in the Sande Initiation
Music in Community Life II: Music and Dance
Class 6: African Instruments
African Instruments I: Regional Differences
African Instruments II: Musical Instruments as Symbols
Vocal Music I
Vocal Music II
Vocal Music III
Class 7: African Drum Language
African Drum Language I
African Drum Language II
Mbira Music of the Shona People
Mbira Music of the Shona People II
Class 8: Modern Popular Music in Africa
Modern Popular Music in Africa & Conclusion
Class 9: The Music of the Caribbean Counterpoint
Haiti, the Essence of Africa in the Caribbean
Haiti, the Essence of Africa in the Caribbean (continued)
Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago
Shango in Trinidad and Tobago
 Class 10: The Continental Counterpoint
The Continental Counterpoint
Caribbean Dance-Hall Music I: Merengue – The National Dance of Haiti
Caribbean Dance-Hall Music II: Samba – The National Dance of Brazil
Caribbean Dance-Hall Music III: Rumba – The National Dance of Cuba
Class 11: Rara in Haiti, Gaga in the Dominican Republic
Rara in Haiti, Gaga in the Dominican Republic; Carnival in Brazil and Trinidad and Tobago
Carnival in Brazil and Trinidad and Tobago (Continued)
Summary and Conclusion
Class 12: Music in China: History, Ideology, and Society
Introduction; Clan and Slave Societies
Clan and Slave Societies (Continued)
Confucianism; Early Feudal Period
Early Feudal Period (Continued); Middle Period of Feudal Society
Middle Period of Feudal Society (Continued)
Late feudal society: Ming and Qing dynasties
The Republic and People’s Republic
The Republic and People’s Republic (Continued)
Class 13: Regional, National, and Ethnic Traditions Today
Introduction; Folk Songs
Folk Songs (Continued): Lullaby; Xiaodiao
Folk Songs (Continued): Haozi; Shan’ge
Folk Songs (Continued): Xifan Tune; Hani Mountain Songs; Naxi Marriage Lament
Opera and Ballad
Opera and Ballad (Continued): Kunqu
Opera and Ballad (Continued): Suju
Opera and Ballad (Continued): Jingyun dagu
Opera and Ballad (Continued): Meige
Class 14: Chinese Musical Instruments and Ensembles
Solo Instruments: Dizi
Solo Instruments (Continued): Qin
Ensembles: Fujian nanyin; Jiangnan sizhu
Ensembles (Continued): Twelve Muqam; Yi Rice-Planting Drum
Class 15: Religious Music Traditions and Popular Music
Religious Music Traditions
Religious Music Traditions (Continued): Taoist Traditions
Religious Music Traditions (Continued): Christian Choirs in Miao Villages
Western Classical Practices in Conservatories
Popular Music
Popular Music in Mainland China: 1950 to 1980 and 1980 to present
Popular Music in Hong Kong and Taiwan
Conclusion
Glossary: Genres and Technical Terminology; Compositions
Glossary: Books and Instruments
Class 16: Music of Korea, Dance of Spirits
Introduction
Characteristics of Korean Music
Philosophical Foundations of Korean Music
Philosophical Foundations of Korean Music (Continued)
Class 17: Spirituality and Class Distinctions
Spirituality and Class Distinctions
Class Distinctions
Class 18: Genre, Context, and Style
Korean Music: Genre, Context, and Style
P’ungmul
Vocal Music I
Vocal Music II
Vocal Music III
Vocal Music IV
Conclusion
Class 19: Music of Japan
Introduction and History
Aesthetics
Westernization and Religion
Musical Elements
Class 20: Japanese Instruments
Koto and Shamisen
Shakuhachi and Taiko
Class 21: Japanese Theatre Genres & Ensemble Music
Theatre Genres I: Noh
Theatre Genres II: Bunraku and Kabuki
Japanese Ensemble Music: Shomyo, Gagaku, and Sankyoku
Class 22: Japanese Folk and Pop Music
Folk and Pop Music
Class 23: The Many Voices of Latin American Music
Introduction
History and Culture of Indigenous Peruvian Music
Music in Pre-Columbian Peru
Indigenous Music of Latin America: Peru (Continued)
Indigenous Music of Latin America: Mexico
Sounds of Africa
Europeans and Africans in Latin America
Class 24: Music of Colombia
Colombian Music: Introduction
Colombian Music (Continued)
An In-Depth Look into the Vocal Music from the Colombian Pacific
Folk Chant: Alabaos
Gualies
The Voice of the People I
The Voice of the People II
Elements from African and European Music
Class 25: In the Concert Hall
Indigenous, African, and Vernacular Traditions
Indigenous, African, and Vernacular Traditions (Continued)
Latin American Composers on the World Stage
Latin American Composers on the World Stage (Continued); Conclusion
Class 26: Music in Native North America: Traditional and Intertribal Styles
Introduction
Studying Native North America
Studying Native North America (Continued)
Class 27: Musical Instruments of Native North America
Musical Instruments I: Drums
Musical Instruments II: Rattles and Flutes
The Northeast: The Seneca People of the Iroquois Confederacy
The Southwest: The Diné, or Navajo People
Intertribal Music
Class 28: Pow-wows: Southern and Northern
Pow-wows: Southern and Northern
Pow-wows: Southern and Northern (Continued)
Listening Guides
Class 29: Jazz in America: The Sounds of Freedom
Introduction
Jazz Begins
Blues Music
Benny Goodman
Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald
Class 30: Hipsters and Lindy-hoppers
Hipsters, Lindy-hoppers, and Bebop
Afro-Cuban Jazz
Further Explorations: Cool Jazz
Class 31: Fusion – Where Rock and Jazz Shake Hands
Fusion: Where Rock and Jazz Shake Hands
Fusion and Fragmentation; Conclusion
Class 32: Country Music Traditions in America
Introduction
The 19th Century Crucible
The Great Divide
Class 33: Western Music
Western Music
Western Swing
Bluegrass
What to Listen For in Country Music
Class 34: Country Counterculture
Country Counterculture
Alternatives
Hot Country; Conclusion