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Traditional Musics of the World

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Offering a global and sociological approach to music, the Melomaniac collection was built on the strong idea of ​​always placing musical work, instrumental life or vocal practice at the heart of human history.

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Offering a global and sociological approach to music, the Melomaniac collection was built on the strong idea of ​​always placing musical work, instrumental life or vocal practice at the heart of human history.

Whether it's a Honegger Pacific 231 illustrating early twentieth century machinery, a presentation of didjeridoo in relation to Aboriginal cultures in Australia, or a sacred song gdang of Tibetan monks, you will find in the various works Mélomaniac a real catch between the musical facts and their context of existence.

Here is a great summary of all instrumental practices. From Prehistory to the 21st century, let yourself be guided from one continent to another in the footsteps of Music ... And finally many surprises during this great musical journey.

Some instruments sometimes reveal unexpected functions:
- the Pacific sea conch calling for food, the old post horn signaling the arrival of the mail, the famous clarinet of the Indian snake charmer, the barrels of oil became steel drums in the Caribbean or the Japanese flute that served from batons to itinerant monks!
What to refresh any too conventional approach to music, which here reappears in its primary aspect: that of accompanying every moment of everyday life.

Musician, teacher, music lover or student, everyone will find his level of discovery in this book "The world of instruments from the origins to today" easy to access, but nevertheless complete and accurate:

- 200 instruments presented
- 30 types of musical ensembles explained
- 700 great interpreters cited
- 150 listed orchestral formations
- 1500 referenced musical works
- 100 recommended films
- 300 illustrations
- 130 solo instrument samples
- 30 orchestral excerpts.

An ideal tool for a broad musical culture. The box containing: the book of 160 pages + 3 audio CD

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Traditional Musics of the World

Traditional Musics of the World

Offering a global and sociological approach to music, the Melomaniac collection was built on the strong idea of ​​always placing musical work, instrumental life or vocal practice at the heart of human history.

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