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For your final album review, you will be asked to listen to and analyse a world music album. The music album produced by the Smithsonian Folkways Records or Putumayo World Music. You may choose any album except [Koto: Music of One String Ichigenkin]. You are expected to apply the three stages of listening to world music as below. You are expected to apply the three stages of listening to world music as below.
Feel free to consult https://www.discogs.com/ for album covers. Full list of Putumayo discography: https://www.discogs.com/label/31690-Putumayo-World-Music . Musical examples can be found on Youtube, on the record label websites, Spotify, etc.
Make sure to quote or include an in-text citation/foot-note to ANY information you borrow from ANY source in your essay. Failure to do so will result in negative repercussion on your final grade.
Most importantly, choose a genre / world area that interests you enough to put effort into it. If you like your project, you will not suffer doing it. I guarantee it! Ideally, you will even enjoy it.
PS.: Please read an attached file for deeper understanding and guidelines! I will provide an album which you’ll need to write a final paper about and you can find an additional two sources