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The world music scene has grown so massively in the last five years, that The Rough Guide to World Music has had to split into two volumes to maintain its role as the most authoritative guide. Within the two volumes the book is now arranged alphabetically by country. Each fully updated article includes an overview of the country's music, presenting the story behind every ...more
Paperback, 762 pages
Published 2000 by Rough Guides
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Apr 28, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: world music lovers
Shelves: music
Indispensible.
If you love African music as I do you'll find this a real treasure trove of information including recommended recordings for a massive variety of artists. And then, you can also find out about music from Europe and the Middle East. Give it a try. Think of the most obscure world music artist you can, and see if they are in here. You'll be surprised.
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