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Black Music of Two Worlds: African, Caribbean, Latin, and African-American Traditions Paperback – September 1, 1998

ISBN-13: 978-0028649290 ISBN-10: 002864929X Edition: 2nd

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  • Paperback: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Schirmer; 2 edition (September 1, 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 002864929X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0028649290
  • Product Dimensions: 9.2 x 6.2 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,440,121 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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7 of 9 people found the following review helpful By C. Rich on August 6, 2006
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This is essential reading for anyone seeking an introduction to and overview of the complex sonic wealth of musical forms from Africa and the African Diaspora.

It is a fine orientation from an intrepid Brit who has been seeking these wonders since the early 1950's.

It was hard enough to find recordings of compelling planetary noise for a kid in the 70's in provincial America.

Roberts was discovering it all in its homeworlds before I was born.

Roberts work helped me make sense of Merengue, High Life, Blues Shouters, Santeria Drummers and many other glistening things from the hearts and minds of Africa here and there.
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This was used as a textbook for my "Diaspora of African Music" class, and was quite sufficient. It provides a readable and clear analysis of the journey of African sounds that came with the slave trade, into the Western Hemisphere. Here, we get a solid foundation of ethnomusicological analysis and historical and cultural study of how things developed and changed. The author is clearly quite Afro-centric, and it is my opinion that more credit is given to African roots than might be warranted if the folk musics of Europe are considered on an equal plain. However, the careful tracing of the journey taken by the music as it changed into blues, rock, and other "American" styles before traveling back over to Africa to be morphed once again into "Afro-beat" and other contemporary popular styles of African music, is well done and easily followed.

It's a book that I will likely use as a reference in further research.
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Just the book I needed! Excellent service from seller!
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