For world music courses focusing on the music of Latin America And The Caribbean. "Because of its strong historical approach to a dynamically changing musical soundscape, this text surpasses other introductory texts to Latin American and Caribbean music." Brenda Romero, Coordinator of Ethnomusicology, University of Colorado The Music of Latin America And The Caribbean is the first text written on the rich musical heritage of this region specifically For The non-music major. the text is arranged by region, focusing on the major countries/regions (Mexico, Brazil, Peru, etc. In Latin America and Jamaica, The Virgin Islands, Haiti, etc. In the Caribbean). in each chapter, The author gives a complete history of the region's music, ranging from classical and classical-influenced styles to folk and traditional music to today's popular music. Brief listening guides help students follow the music, with key recordings available on a separate 2-CD set.Brill, Mark is the author of 'Music of Latin America and the Caribbean', published 2010 under ISBN 9780131839441 and ISBN 0131839446.