Ethnomusicology/Music/Fine Arts 321
Popular Musics of the World
Winter 2010
Thursday 8:50am - 11:20am

Download a copy of the Course Outline (pdf)

MLA Guide:

The Purdue OWL. Purdue U Writing Lab, 2008. 26 January 2010. <>

Resources on Reserve at CBU Library (3 hour loan):

Taylor, Timothy D. Global Pop: World Music, World Markets. New York: Routledge, 1997.

Compilation CD: Musical Examples for Ethnomusicology/Music/Fine Arts 321.

Additional Resources at the CBU Library (in the stacks):

The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music. New York : Garland Pub., 1998.

Bohlman, Philip Vilas. World Music: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2002.

Manuel, Peter Lamarche.  Popular Musics of the Non-Western World: An Introductory Survey. New York : Oxford University Press, 1988.

Nidel, Richard.  World Music: The Basics. New York : Routledge, 2005.

Spencer, Peter. World beat: A Listener's Guide to Contemporary World Music on CD. Chicago : A Cappella Books, 1992.

Links to Musical Examples:

Chapter One:
Deep Forest "Boheme" (page 13)
Vision: The Music of Hildegard von Bingen (page 15)
Banig "Can You Feel My Heart" (page 17) and
Tibetan Monks of Gyuto chanting (page 24)
Stewart Copeland "The Rhythmatist" (page 29)

Chapter Two:
Peter Gabriel "The Feeling Begins" (page 42)
Peter Gabriel "Come Talk to Me" (video) (page 44)
Peter Gabriel "Come Talk to Me" (Secret World Live Tour) (page 49)
In Class: Soloman Linda's "Mbube"
In Class: Paul Simon's "You Can Call Me Al" from Graceland

Chapter Three:
Ladysmith Black Mambazo "Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika" (page 72)
Bonus: Ladysmith Black Mambazo with Kermit the Frog
Rhoma Irama "Qur'an dan Koran" (page 84)
Djur Djura "Nura" (page 91)

Chapter Four:
Haven't found any recordings yet -- if you do in your searches, please let me know!
Umm Kulthum "Enta Omri"
In Class: Miriam Makeba "Pata Pata"
In Class: Daude "Pata Pata"
In Class: Cesaria Evora "Consedjo"

Chapter Five:
Youssou N'Dour "Leaving (Dem)" (page 128)
Youssou N'Dour "Xale" (page 132)
In Class: Salif Keita "Mandjou"
In Class: Papa Wemba with Peter Gabriel "In Your Eyes"

Chapter Six:
Sheila Chandra "Ever So Lonely" from Weaving My Ancestors' Voices (page 151)
Sheila Chandra "Speaking in Tongues" (page 151)
Sheila Chandra The Struggle (page 153)
Apache Indian "Arranged Marriage" (page 159) and

Chapter Seven:
Johnny Clegg, Sipho Mchunu & Juluka "Heart of the Dancer" (page 175)
Johnny Clegg & Juluka "Scatterlings of Africa" (page 179)
Zap Mama "Take me Coco" (page 189)
Zap Mama "Mizike" (page 192)
Bonus: Zap Mama "Iko Iko"