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A bit of history

in Ethnomusicology

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethnomusicology; Anthropology. 4630 words.

‘A bit of history’ charts the history of the study of ethnomusicology. The literate cultures of China and Greece generated philosophical treatises on music because they believed that music...

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BORN, Georgina Emma Mary (<i>born</i> 1955), Professor of Music and Anthropology, and Senior Research Fellow, University of Oxford, since 2010; Fellow, Mansfield College, Oxford, since 2012

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Intellectual History; Arts and Humanities; Anthropology; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Musicology and Music History; Music; Performing Arts. 378 words.

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Conducting research

in Ethnomusicology

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethnomusicology; Anthropology. 4966 words.

‘Conducting research’ looks at where ethnomusicologists carry out their fieldwork. Ethnomusicologists differ from other music scholars in that they will select a community for an extended...

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Defining ethnomusicology

in Ethnomusicology

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethnomusicology; Anthropology. 2779 words.

‘Defining ethnomusicology’ considers what ethnomusicology is by breaking the term down to its linguistic origins and also asks: what is music? Musical ability, to an ethnomusicologist,...

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Ethnomusicologists at work

in Ethnomusicology

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethnomusicology; Anthropology. 2354 words.

‘Ethnomusicologists at work’ concludes this VSI by looking at the impact of ethnomusicological studies on society. Ethnomusicologists work with people, so they have always been concerned...

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Ethnomusicology

Timothy Rice.

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Ethnomusicology; Anthropology. 168 pages.

Ethnomusicology: A Very Short Introduction describes this growing discipline, showing how modern researchers go about studying music from around the world, looking for insights into both...

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Ethnomusicology in the modern world

in Ethnomusicology

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethnomusicology; Anthropology. 4302 words.

‘Ethnomusicology in the modern world’ describes the ways that the field of ethnomusicology has changed since its inception. In the past, ethnomusicologists tended to stick to researching...

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Individual musicians

in Ethnomusicology

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethnomusicology; Anthropology. 2388 words.

‘Individual musicians’ considers the role and study of musicians in ethnomusicological research. Ethnomusicologists argue that musicians exist in all societies. Such musicians make great...

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Music as culture

in Ethnomusicology

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethnomusicology; Anthropology. 4140 words.

‘Music as culture’ examines the connections that ethnomusicologists make between music and culture. Culture, in an ethnomusicologist sense, refers to all forms of human knowledge,...

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The nature of music

in Ethnomusicology

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethnomusicology; Anthropology. 6095 words.

‘The nature of music’ looks at the contribution of the study of ethnomusicology to current theoretical thinking on what music fundamentally is. Ethnomusicologists have been able to combine...

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