Experiencing Ethnomusicology

Experiencing Ethnomusicology

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Simone KrA¼ger provides an innovative account of the transmission of ethnomusicology in European universities, and explores the ways in which students experience and make sense of their musical and extra-musical encounters. By asking questions as to what students learn about and through world musics (musically, personally, culturally), KrA¼ger argues that musical transmission, as a reflector of social and cultural meaning, can impact on students' transformations in attitude and perspectives towards self and other. In doing so, the book advances current discourse on the politics of musical representation in university education as well as on ethnomusicology learning and teaching, and proposes a model for ethnomusicology pedagogy that promotes in students a globally, contemporary and democratically informed sense of all musics.Ethnomusicology: An Introduction (New York: Macmillan, 1992b), pp. 153-61. a#39; Transcriptiona#39;, in ... Fargion, Janet Topp, A Manual for Documentation, Fieldwork, and Preservation for Ethnomusicologists, 2nd edn. (Bloomington, Ind.: Society for anbsp;...

Title:Experiencing Ethnomusicology
Author:Simone Kruger
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2009


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