Theory for Ethnomusicology / Edition 1

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Overview

Theory for Ethnomusicology explores the underpinnings of various approaches to the study of world music. The text analyzes differences and commonalities in these orientations. It also explores how ethnomusicologists use these theories in ethnographic research.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132408400
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 8/15/2007
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Ruth Stone has taught at Indiana University for more than twenty-five years and is the Laura Boulton Professor in the Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology, Professor of African Studies, as well as the Co-Project Director of the EVIA Digital Archive of ethnographic video performance.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Inquiry in Ethnomusicology

Chapter 2: Cultural Evolutionism and Diffusionism in Comparative Musicology

Chapter 3: Structural-Functionalist Approaches in Ethnomusicology

Chapter 4: Linguistic Approaches in Ethnomusicology

Chapter 5: Paradigmatic Structuralism in Ethnomusicology

Chapter 6: Marxist Explanations in Ethnomusicology

Chapter 7: Literary and Dramaturgical Theories in Ethnomusicology

Chapter 8: Cognition and Communication Theory in Ethnomusicology

Chapter 9: Performance Theory in Ethnomusicology

Chapter 10: Gender, Ethnicity, and Identity Issues in Ethnomusicological Theory

Chapter 11: Phenomenology and Experiential Ethnomusicology

Chapter 12: History in Ethnomusicology

Chapter 13: Postmodern, Postcolonial, and Global Issues in Ethnomusicology

Chapter 14: Convergence and Divergence in Theory

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  • Posted September 26, 2009

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    This is a great book, if you're interested in Ethnomusicology.

    The book is concise, yet informative.

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