Fantastic resource. YouTube clips of demonstrations on 54 instruments from diverse world cultures, played by master performers. Includes many African percussion and Javanese gamelan instruments, steel drums, and much more.
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FSU third in nation in arts research
Rankings released by Science Watch rank Florida State University third among U.S. universities for most published papers in performing arts disciplines. FSU’s ethnomusicology program was among those identified as being “at the cutting edge of research.” Take this link for related article.
New videos from Mali, West Africa (2009)
Here are a couple of great video clips to supplement Chapter 10:
Malian bala (balafon) virtuoso Issa Keita in performance:
A Dogon masked dance in Tireli, Mali:
Thanks to Eli Newberger for sending these links to me
Autism in academia article from Chronicle
Welcome to Michael Bakan’s World Music Website!
Welcome to my website. Here you will find links and resources for my textbook, World Music: Traditions and Transformations, as well as PDFs of my publications on the ethnomusicology of autism, Balinese gamelan music, and other topics. The book is integrally linked to its Online Learning Center with McGraw-Hill: www.mhhe.com/bakan3e, where you will find a plethora of resources from Spotify Playlists and YouTube links to sample quizzes, research resources, and more. Thanks for visiting, and please friend me on Facebook, too! For information on book purchasing, rental, etc., click here!