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- ISBN: 9780754602491 | 0754602494
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 12/28/2000
The essays which comprise this volume discuss the musics performed by a wide variety of peoples as an integral part of their cultural traditions. These include examinations of the various styles of Maori, Inuit and Australian Aboriginal musics, and the role of music in Korean Shaman rituals. Music forms a key component of many rituals and belief systems and examples of these are explored amongst the peoples of Uganda, Amazonia and Africa. Includes a complimentary CD.