Armenian Music: A Comprehensive Bibliography and Discography

Armenian Music: A Comprehensive Bibliography and Discography

by Jonathan McCollum, Andy Nercessian
     
 

ISBN-10: 0810849674

ISBN-13: 9780810849679

Pub. Date: 01/20/2004

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

More than a bibliography, McCollum's work also deals with issues of context and culture that will be of interest to ethnomusicologists working in the area of Armenian music. It also includes a discography that spans from classical music to pop and folk. This is the first full-scale bibliography of Armenian music and is indispensable to all who have a scholarly

Overview

More than a bibliography, McCollum's work also deals with issues of context and culture that will be of interest to ethnomusicologists working in the area of Armenian music. It also includes a discography that spans from classical music to pop and folk. This is the first full-scale bibliography of Armenian music and is indispensable to all who have a scholarly interest in the subject. It provides a firm basis for musicological work on music from Armenia as well as the Armenian diaspora and is a useful guide for scholars in related areas, such as anthropology, cultural history, Sovietology and West Asian social history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810849679
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/20/2004
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.88(w) x 8.32(h) x 1.08(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Acknowledgments Part 2 Part I: Folk Music Chapter 3 1: General Works of an Introductory Nature Chapter 4 2: Context Chapter 5 3: Gussans and Ashughs (Minstrels) Chapter 6 4: Songs Chapter 7 5: Epics, Legends, and Other Forms of Narrative Songs Chapter 8 6: Ancient Armenian Music Chapter 9 7: Dance Chapter 10 8: Musical Instruments Chapter 11 9: Komitas and Other Collectors of Folk Music Chapter 12 10: Diasporan Armenian Music and Musicians Chapter 13 11: Foreign Influences on Armenian Music Chapter 14 12: Collections of Folk Songs/Pieces Chapter 15 13: Miscellanea Chapter 16 14: Folk Music: A Discography Part 17 Part II: Classical Music Chapter 18 15: Aram Khachaturian Chapter 19 16: Khachaturian: Scores/Sheet Music Chapter 20 17: Alexander Spendiarian Chapter 21 18: Kara Murza Chapter 22 19: Other Composers Chapter 23 20: Performers and Performances Chapter 24 21: Studies and Criticisms of Particular Works, Entire Genres, or Compositional Trends Chapter 25 22: Works of a General or Miscellaneous Nature Chapter 26 23: Classical Music: A Discography Part 27 Part III: Armenian Sacred Music and Liturgical Context Chapter 28 24: Works of a General Nature Chapter 29 25: Liturgical Context Chapter 30 26: Works Pertaining to Liturgical Hymnals (Sharagan) Chapter 31 27: Armenian Neumes (Khaz) Chapter 32 28: Armenian Manuscripts and Colophons Chapter 33 29: Armenian Sacred Music: A Discography Part 34 Part IV: Armenian Popular Music Chapter 35 30: Armenian Popular Music: A Discography Part 36 Name Index Part 37 General Index Part 38 About the Authors

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