1: MUSIC CULTURE AS A WORLD OF MUSIC (BY JEFF TODD TITON).
The Soundscape. The Music-Culture. What is Music?. Structure in Music.
A Music-Culture Performance Model. The Four Components of a Music-Culture.
Ecological and Sustainable Worlds of Music. Study Questions. Resources.
2: NORTH AMERICA/NATIVE AMERICA (BY DAVID P. MCALLESTAIR).
Three Different Styles. Music of the Navajos. The Native American Flute Revival. Study Questions. Resources.
3: AFRICA/EWE, MANDE, DAGBAMBA, SHONA, BAAKA (BY DAVID LOCKE).
Postal Workers Canceling Stamps . Agbekor: Music and Dance of the Ewe People. Drummers of the Dagbamba. Shona Mbira Music. The BaAka People Singing "Makala". Conclusion as Discussion. Study Questions. Resources.
4: NORTH AMERICA/BLACK AMERICA (BY JEFF TODD TITON).
Music of Worship. Music of Work. Music of Play. Blues. A Few Final Words. Study Questions. Resources .
5: EUROPE/CENTRAL AND SOUTHEASTERN REGIONS (BY TIMOTHY J. COOLEY).
Europe: An Overview. Social and Political Organization. The Sounds of European Music. Case Study: Podhale, Polish Tatra Region. European Regional Musics on the Global Stage: Two Case Studies. Reinterpreting Europe. Study Questions. Resources .
6: INDIA/SOUTH INDIA (BY DAVID B. RECK).
History, Culture and Music. Many Musics. Classical Music. A Carnatic Music Performance. Indian Music and the West. Study Questions. Resources.
7: ASIA/MUSIC OF INDONESIA (BY R. ANDERSON SUTTON).
Central Java. Bali. Indonesian Popular Music. Conclusion. Study Questions. Resources.
8: EAST ASIA/CHINA, TAIWAN, SINGAPORE, OVERSEAS CHINESE (BY JONATHAN P. J. STOCK)
A Cross-Section of Chinese Music. Folk Song. Instrumental Ensemble Traditions. Opera and Ballad Traditions. Solo Instrumental Traditions. Religious Tradtions. Popular Music. Chinese Music/World Music? Study Questions. Resources.
9: LATIN AMERICA/CHILE, BOLIVIA, ECUADOR, PERU (BY JOHN M. SCHECHTER).
Chilean Nueva Canción: Victor Jara and Inti Illimani. Bolivian K''antu. The Quichua of the Northern Andes of Ecuador. The Andean Ensemble Phenomenon: Going Abroad. Afro-Peruvian Music: A Landó. Despedida, or Farewell. Study Questions. Resources.
10: THE ARAB WORLD (BY ANNE K. RASMUSSEN)
"Arabia". The Takht Ensemble. Religion and Music in the Arab World. Music in History/Music as History. The Maghrib. The Music of Celebration: Communal Music Making at a Wedding in Morocco. Poetry and Core Values of Bedouin Culture. Homeland and Diaspora: An Unexpected Reaction. From Diaspora to Globalization.: Ofra Haza and World Beat. Concluding Remarks. Study Questions. Resources.
11: DISCOVERING AND DOCUMENTING A WORLD OF MUSIC (BY JEFF TODD TITON AND DAVID B. RECK).
Music in Our Own Backyards. Doing Musical Ethnography. References. Glossary.