The Cultural Study of Music: A Critical Introduction / Edition 2

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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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415881913
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/30/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 480
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Martin Clayton is Professor of Ethnomusicology at Durham University.

Trevor Herbert is Professor of Music at The Open University.

Richard Middleton is Emeritus Professor of Music at Newcastle University.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Music Studies and the Idea of Culture Richard Middleton Part 1: When? Musical Histories 1. Music and Biocultural Evolution Ian Cross 2. Music and Culture: Historiographies of Disjuncture, Ethnographies of Displacement Philip V. Bohlman 3. Historical Musicology: Is It Still Possible? Rob C. Wegman 4. Social History and Music History Trevor Herbert 5. Musicology, Anthropology, History Gary Tomlinson Part 2: Where? Locations of Music 6. Textual Analysis or Thick Description? Jeff Todd Titon 7. Comparing Music, Comparing Musicology Martin Clayton 8. The Destiny of “Diaspora” in Ethnomusicology Mark Slobin 9. Globalization and the Politics of World Music Martin Stokes 10. Contesting Difference: A Critique of Africanist Ethnomusicology Kofi Agawu 11. What a Difference a Name Makes: Two Instances of African-American Popular Music David Brackett 12. Music, Space, and Place: The Geography of Music Adam Krims 13. Music and Everyday Life Simon Frith Part 3: How- Processes, Practices, and Institutions of Music 14. Music, Culture, and Creativity Jason Toynbee 15. Musical Autonomy Revisited David Clarke 16. Music as Performance Nick Cook 17. The Cultural Study of Musical Instruments Kevin Dawe 18. Music Education, Cultural Capital, and Social Group Identity Lucy Green 19. Music Technology, or Technologies of Music? Bennett Hogg 20. Music and Material Culture Will Straw Part 4: Whose? Social Forces and Musical Belongings 21. Music and Social Categories John Shepherd 22. Music and Mediation: Toward a New Sociology of Music Antoine Hennion 23. Music and the Social Georgina Born 24. Locating the People: Music and the Popular Richard Middleton 25. Music and the Market: The Economics of Music in the Modern World Dave Laing 26. Music, Sound, and Religion Jeffers Engelhardt 27. Music, Race, and the Fields of Public Culture Ronald Radano 28. Music, Gender, and Sexuality Fred E. Maus Part 5: Who? Musical subjectivities 29. What’s Going On: Music, Psychology, and Ecological Theory Eric F. Clarke 30. Musical Materials, Perception, and Listening Nicola Dibben 31. Music, Experience, and the Anthropology of Emotion Ruth Finnegan 32. Towards a Political Aesthetics of Music David Hesmondhalgh 33. Music and the Subject: Three Takes John Mowitt 34. Of Mice and Dogs: Music, Gender, and Sexuality at the Long Fin de Siècle Ian Biddle 35. Subjectivity Unbound: Music, Language, Culture Lawrence Kramer

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