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Overtone Singing: Physics and Metaphysics of Harmonics in East and West
1.  Overtone Singing: Physics and Metaphysics of Harmonics in East and West by M. van Tongeren
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Folk Song Style and Culture
2.  Folk Song Style and Culture by Alan Lomax
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Music in North India: Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture (Global Music Series)
3.  Music in North India: Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture (Global Music Series) by George Ruckert
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The Harmonium in North Indian Music
4.  The Harmonium in North Indian Music by Birgit Abels
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Claude Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande (Cambridge Opera Handbooks)
5.  Claude Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande (Cambridge Opera Handbooks) by Roger Nichols
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The Dawn of Indian Music in the West
6.  The Dawn of Indian Music in the West by Peter Lavezzoli
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Visions of Jazz: The First Century
7.  Visions of Jazz: The First Century by Gary Giddins
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Balinese Music
8.  Balinese Music by Michael Tenzer
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Leos Janácek: Kát'a Kabanová (Cambridge Opera Handbooks)
9.  Leos Janácek: Kát'a Kabanová (Cambridge Opera Handbooks) by John Tyrrell
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Music, The Brain, And Ecstasy: How Music Captures Our Imagination
10.  Music, The Brain, And Ecstasy: How Music Captures Our Imagination by Robert Jourdain
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Opera: The Extravagant Art
11.  Opera: The Extravagant Art by Herbert Samuel Lindenberger
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Raga Mala: The Autobiography of Ravi Shankar
12.  Raga Mala: The Autobiography of Ravi Shankar by Ravi Shankar
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A Century of Recorded Music: Listening to Musical History
13.  A Century of Recorded Music: Listening to Musical History by Timothy Day
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The Anthropology of Music
14.  The Anthropology of Music by Alan P. Merriam
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Nada Brahma: The World Is Sound : Music and the Landscape of Consciousness
15.  Nada Brahma: The World Is Sound : Music and the Landscape of Consciousness by Joachim Ernst Berendt
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De roep van de kokila: Historische en hedendaagse aspecten van de Indiase muziek (Dutch Edition)
16.  De roep van de kokila: Historische en hedendaagse aspecten van de Indiase muziek (Dutch Edition) by Wim van der Meer
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Evenings with the Orchestra
17.  Evenings with the Orchestra by Hector Berlioz
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The raga guide: A survey of 74 Hindustani ragas
18.  The raga guide: A survey of 74 Hindustani ragas by Suvarnalata Rao
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Elevator Music
19.  Elevator Music by Joseph Lanza
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Music in India: The Classical Traditions
20.  Music in India: The Classical Traditions by Bonnie C. Wade
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Music in South India: The Karnatak Concert Tradition and Beyond: Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture (Global Music)
21.  Music in South India: The Karnatak Concert Tradition and Beyond: Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture (Global Music) by T. Viswanathan
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African Music: A People's Art
22.  African Music: A People's Art by Francis Bebey
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Sergei Prokofiev: A Biography
23.  Sergei Prokofiev: A Biography by Harlow Robinson
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Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain, Revised and Expanded Edition
24.  Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain, Revised and Expanded Edition by Oliver Sacks
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This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession
25.  This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession by Daniel J. Levitin
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Music in Central Java: Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture (Global Music Series)
26.  Music in Central Java: Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture (Global Music Series) by Benjamin Elon Brinner
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Big Bangs
27.  Big Bangs by Howard Goodall
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The Music of India
28.  The Music of India by Herbert A. Popley
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STUDY OF ETHNOMUSICOLOGY: Twenty-nine Issues and Concepts (Music in American Life)
29.  STUDY OF ETHNOMUSICOLOGY: Twenty-nine Issues and Concepts (Music in American Life) by Bruno Nettl
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Musics of Many Cultures: An Introduction
30.  Musics of Many Cultures: An Introduction by Elizabeth May
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Grand Tradition: 70 Years of Singing on Record
31.  Grand Tradition: 70 Years of Singing on Record by J. B. Steane
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Opera As Drama
32.  Opera As Drama by Joseph Kerman
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