Towards a Global Music History: Intercultural Convergence, Fusion, and Transformation in the Human Musical Story

Towards a Global Music History: Intercultural Convergence, Fusion, and Transformation in the Human Musical Story

by Mark Hijleh

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ISBN-13: 9781351613804
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/18/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 280
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Mark Hijleh has taught music at the university level for 25 years. Currently Provost and Professor of Music at The King's College in New York City, he holds the MA in World Music with distinction from the University of Sheffield; the DMA in Composition from Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University; the MM in Composition and Conducting from Ithaca College, and the BS in Music with Honors from William Jewell College. Hijleh has spoken and written about world music theory and history though the College Music Society, Analytical Approaches to World Music, the Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, and the Society for Ethnomusicology. He also studied shakuhachi with Ronnie Nyogetsu Reishin Seldin and Black Music with Dominique Rene DeLerma.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Global Musicianship and Global Musicology Part I: The Afro-Eurasian Old World Web, c.3500BCE-1500CE 2. Precedents to the Silk Road 3. The First Pivotal Convergence: The Silk Road, c.200BCE-900CE 4. The Second Pivotal Convergence: al-Andalus, Bzyantium, and the European Coming of Age, c.700-1500CE Part II: The New World Web, the Third Pivotal Convergence, and the Acceleration of Fusion, c.1500-1920CE 5. A Musical Columbian Exchange 6. The Rise of Transcultural Musics in the United States 7. Expanded Acceleration: Empires and Exoticism Part III: The Global Web and Continuous Transformation, since c.1920CE 8. The Full Flowering and Influence of the American Musical Convergence 9. Technology, Convergence, and the Age of Instantaneous Exchange 10. Conclusion: Global Music History—Intercultural or Transcultural?

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