Some Contributions of Ethnomusicology

Bruno Nettl

in The Oxford Handbook of Music Education, Volume 1

Published in print August 2012 | ISBN: 9780199730810
Published online November 2012 | | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks

Some Contributions of Ethnomusicology


This article introduces the field of ethnomusicology, and attempts to relate it to issues and approaches in music education, broadly defined. It comments on ways in which the findings of ethnomusicology may inform music education, and also takes into account certain ways in which the concerns of music education have impacted the approaches and the organization of ethnomusicology.

Keywords: music education; ethnomusicology; culture

Article.  7901 words. 

Subjects: Music ; Music Education and Pedagogy

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