The Cultural Study Of Music / Edition 1

The Cultural Study Of Music / Edition 1

by Martin Clayton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415938457

ISBN-13: 9780415938457

Pub. Date: 01/30/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The Cultural Study of Music is an anthology of new writings that serves as a basic textbook on music and culture. Increasingly, music is being studied as it relates to specific cultures—not only by ethnomusicologists, but by traditional musicologists as well. Drawing on writers from music, anthropology, sociology, and the related fields, the book both

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The Cultural Study of Music is an anthology of new writings that serves as a basic textbook on music and culture. Increasingly, music is being studied as it relates to specific cultures—not only by ethnomusicologists, but by traditional musicologists as well. Drawing on writers from music, anthropology, sociology, and the related fields, the book both defines the field—i.e., "What is the relation between music and culture?"—and then presents case studies of particular issues in world musics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415938457
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/30/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
380
Product dimensions:
0.78(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Music Studies and the Idea of Culture1
1Music and Biocultural Evolution19
2Musicology, Anthropology, History31
3Music and Culture: Historiographies of Disjuncture45
4Comparing Music, Comparing Musicology57
5Music and Social Categories69
6Music and Mediation: Toward a New Sociology of Music80
7Music and Everyday Life92
8Music, Culture, and Creativity102
9Music and Psychology113
10Subjectivity Rampant! Music, Hermeneutics, and History124
11Historical Musicology: Is It Still Possible?136
12Social History and Music History146
13Musical Autonomy Revisited159
14Textual Analysis or Thick Description?171
15Music, Experience, and the Anthropology of Emotion181
16Musical Materials, Perception, and Listening193
17Music as Performance204
18Of Mice and Dogs: Music, Gender, and Sexuality at the Long Fin de Siecle215
19Contesting Difference: A Critique of Africanist Ethnomusicology227
20What a Difference a Name Makes: Two Instances of African-American Popular Music238
21Locating the People: Music and the Popular251
22Music Education, Cultural Capital, and Social Group Identity263
23The Cultural Study of Musical Instruments274
24The Destiny of "Diaspora" in Ethnomusicology284
25Globalization and the Politics of World Music297
26Music and the Market: The Economics of Music in the Modern World309
References321
Notes on Contributors355
Index361

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