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Ethnomusicology: A Contemporary Reader, Volume II

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Ethnomusicology: A Contemporary Reader, Volume II provides an overview of developments in the study of ethnomusicology in the twenty-first century, offering an introduction to contemporary issues relevant to the field. Nineteen essays, written by an international array of scholars, highlight the relationship between current issues in the discipline and ethnomusicologists' engagement with issues such as advocacy, poverty and social participation, maintaining intangible cultural heritages, and ecological concerns. It provides a forum for rethinking the discipline's identity in terms of major themes and issues to which ethnomusicologists have turned their attention since Volume I published in 2005.











The collection of essays is organized into six sections:























Property and Rights















Applied Practice















Knowledge and Agency















Community and Social Space















Embodiment and Cognition















Curating Sound

















Volume II serves as a basic introduction to the best writing in the field for students, professors, and music professionals, perfect for both introductory and upper level courses in world music. Together with the first volume, Ethnomusicology: A Contemporary Reader, Volume II provides a comprehensive survey of current research directions.

Music & DanceMusic BooksMusic: styles & genresFolk & traditional music Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 28/09/2017 ISBN-13: 9781138217881  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Jennifer C. Post is Lecturer at University of Arizona School of Music and Honorary Senior Research Fellow at University of Western Australia.

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