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Rough Guide to World Music (Rough Guides Reference Titles) [Paperback]

Simon Broughton , Mark Ellingham , Richard Trillo
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Table of Contents

Ch. 1. The Celtic World
Irish Soul: Irish traditional music has fed into the mainstream for decades - and it's not lying down yet awhile
By Nuala O'Connor
The Curse of the White Heather Club: Scottish music has survived Andy Stewart
By Colin Irwin
Harps, Bards and Punks: The forgotten music of Wales
By William Price, Chris Sharratt
The Breton Accent: Spurred by Lorient and Alan Stivell, Breton music is in bon sante
By Raymond Travers
The New English Roots: A long way from Morris dancing and incest ballads
By Colin Irwin
Ch. 2. From the Baltic to the Balkans
The Midnight Sound: Scandinavia's Finn-led folk revival
By Magnus Backstrom, Philip Page
Nowt So Queer As Volk!: Alpine folk and the phenomenon that is Alpunk
By Christoph Wagner
In Search of Gorale: Polish highland music and its neighbours
By Simon Broughton
A Musical Mother Tongue: Hungary's Magyar and Gypsy traditions
By Simon Broughton
A Cultural Fault Line: The wild sounds of Romania and Transylvania
By Simon Broughton
The Voice Mystery: Bulgaria's strange polyphony
By Kim Burton
Balkan Beats: Music and nationalism in the former Yugoslavia
By Kim Burton
Albanian Epics: Songs from the land of clear speech
By Kim Burton
Baltic to Baikal: The music of Russia and the New Republics spans continents
By Simon Broughton
Ch. 3. Mediterranean and Maghreb
Wind, Strings and Thunder: Instruments of the Maghreb and Middle East
By David Muddyman, David Lodge, Marc Dubin
Markets, Moussems, Mosques: Music of the Kingdom of Morocco
By David Muddyman
Black and White Ways: Music of Mauritania
By David Muddyman
Thursday Night Fever: Algerian Rai
By Andy Morgan
A Wild, Savage Feeling: The roots and revival of Flamenco
By Jan Fairley
Chasing the Fado: Portuguese Blues
By Paul Vernon
Songs of Hash and Heartache: Rembetika and the folk music of Greece
By Marc Dubin
Rondo a la Ataturk: Music of Turkey
By Ferhat Boratav, David Muddyman
Ch. 4. The Nile and the Gulf
Partner of Poetry: Music of the Arab World
By David Lodge
Struggle for a Music: Palestinian sounds of the Intifada and after
By Andy Morgan, Mark Kidel
Four Superstars of Cairo: Key figures of Twentieth-Century Egyptian Classical Song
By David Lodge
Cairo Hit Factory: Modern Egyptian music - al-Jil, Shaabi and Nubian
By David Lodge
Yearning to Dance: Sudan is the bridge of Africa and Arabia
By Peter Verney
Ethiopian Groove: Welcome to the land of wax and gold
By Francis Faleto
Ch. 5. The Indian Subcontinent
Where the Elite Meet: The Mahfil performance and its meaning
By Jameela Siddiqi
Raags and Riches: Classical Music of India and Pakistan
By Jameela Siddiqi, David Muddyman, Kim Burton
Bollywood Nights: The Voices behind the Stars of Indian Film Music
By Aasreen Kabir, Rupert Snell
Songs of Praise: Qawwali - the Sufi devotional music of Pakistan
By Jameela Siddiqi, Helen Jerome
Bhangra Bandwagon: Asian Music in Britain
By Kim Burton, Sairah Awan
Folk Roots of India: Mousetrap at the centre of the universe
By Jameela Siddiqi, David Muddyman
The Hills are Alive: Music from the mountains and valleys of Nepal
By Carol Tingey
Teahouse Epics: Folk and Classical music of Afghanistan
By David Muddyman
Ch. 6. West Africa
Music Created by God: The art of the Manding Jalis of Mali and Cumea
By Lucy Duran
River Spirit Blues: Songs of Mali's Ali Farka Toure
By Andy Kershan, Richard Trillo
Our Culture: Senegambian stars are here to stay
By Jenny Cathcart
Sweet Sorrow: The music of Cape Verde
By David Peterson
Naka and Kaba: Guitarists from Guinea-Bissau
By Richard Trillo
Palm-Wine Sounds: Sierra Leonean music for the afternoon
By Richard Trillo
Ivory Towers: The Abidjan recording industry
By Brooke Wentz
Gold Coast: Highlife and roots rhythms of Ghana
By Ronnie Graham
La Diabolique: Benin's world rocker Angelique Kidjo
By Richard Trillo
Juju Garbage: Nigeria's gifts to the world
By Ronnie Graham
Ch. 7. Central and East Africa
Heart of Danceness: The music of Zaire
By Graeme Ewens
Makossa I Bikutsi I: Cameroon - music of a small continent
By Jean Victor Nkolo, Jane Hayter-Hames
Equatorial Guinea Boys: Music of Bioko Island
By Paul Lashmar
Land of Lundum: Music of Sao Tome and Principe
By Caroline Shaw
Until Morning: The Life and times of Kenyan pop
By Doug Paterson
Swahili Musical Party: Islamic Taarab music of East Africa
By Werner Graebner
Marashi Ya Dar Es Salaam: Dance with style - the flavour of Dar Es Salaam
By Werner Graebner
Mad About Madagascar: Indian Ocean music from southeast Africa
By Ian Anderson
Ch. 8. Southern Africa
Township Jive: From pennywhistle to bubblegum - the music of South Africa
By Rob Allingham
Hip Kings, Hip Queens: The story of South African jazz, at home and overseas
By Rob Allingham
Put More Zesa!: Jit, Mbira and Chimurenga - music of Zimbabwe
By Judy Kendall
Kalindula Bandwagon: A rough guide to Zambian pop
By Ronnie Graham
Musical Youth: As heard on Malawi Broadcasting Corporation
By John Lwanda
A Luta Continua: Music in Lusophone Africa - Angola and Mozambique
By Richard Trillo
Ch. 9. The Far East
A Storm of Bronze: Gamelan - the enchanted music of Java and Bali
By Jenny Heaton
Beyond the Gamelan: The wild world of Indonesian pop
By Colin Bass
At the Crossroads: Malaysian music fights for survival
By Charles de Ledesma
Not all the World is America: Freddy Aguilar and Filipino Folk Rock
By John Clewley
The Many Sounds of Siam: Thai music ranges from Classical to Bikers' Rock
By John Clewley
Old Style Indochina: The sounds of Laos
By John Clewley
Saturday Night in Saigon: Chachacha, Opera and Joan Jett - Vietnam has the lot
By John Clewley
Swan Song: The precarious traditions of Chinese music
By Stephen Jones, Stephen Hallet
Herdsmen and Horse-Hair Fiddles: The sounds of the Mongolian Steppe
By Sean Hinton
Enka, Okinawa and The Masters of Clone: The Japanese are coming!
By John Clewley
Eastern Barbarians: The ancient sounds of Korea
By Hideo Kawakami, Paul Fisher
Ch. 10. The Caribbean
!Que Rico Baila Yo!: "How Well I Dance!" - Cuba's music scene
By Jan Fairley
Dancing with the Saints: The international sound of Salsa
By Sue Steward
Merengue Mania: The burgeoning beat of the Dominican Republic
By Sue Steward, Jan Fairley
Compas, Carnival and Voodoo: Haiti's joyful dance music transcends the island's troubles
By Sue Steward

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