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anthropology of music.

Alan P. Merriam

anthropology of music.

by Alan P. Merriam

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Published by Northwestern University Press in Evanston .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL21196520M

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In it, he convincingly argues that ethnomusicology, by definition, cannot separate the sound-analysis of music from its cultural context of people thinking, acting, and creating/5.

In this highly praised and seminal work, Alan Merriam demonstrates that music is a social behavior—one worthy and available to study through the methods of anthropology.

In it, he convincingly argues that ethnomusicology, by definition, cannot separate the sound-analysis of music from its cultural context of people thinking, acting, and creating.5/5(2). In this highly praised and seminal work, Alan Merriam demonstrates that music is a social behavior—one worthy and available to study through the methods of anthropology.

In it, he convincingly argues that ethnomusicology, by definition, cannot separate the sound-analysis of music from its cultural context of people thinking, acting, and creating. In this highly praised and seminal work, Alan Merriam demonstrates that music is a social behavior—one worthy and available to study through the methods of anthropology.

In anthropology of music. book, he convincingly argues that ethnomusicology, by definition, cannot separate the sound-analysis of music from its cultural context of people thinking, acting, and creating. Alan Parkhurst Merriam (1 November – 14 March ) was an American cultural anthropologist and is known for his studies of music in Native America and Africa.

In his anthropology of music. book The Anthropology of Music (), he outlined and develops a theory and method for studying music from an anthropological perspective with anthropological methods.

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Jones, Catherine Schmidt-Jones | Anthropology. THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF MUSIC cultural matrix out of which it is produced. Ethnomusicology has con-centrated its efforts primarily upon music sound and structure, thus em-phasizing its musicological component and in great part ignoring the anthropological.

This, of course, is a matter of degree which does not. Anthropology: The Basics provides a concise introduction to the subfields of anthropology, including the key concepts, methods, and the central questions that anthropologists have grappled with in. Acknowledgments Introduction by Bruno Nettl I.

Informed by the World's Cultural Diversity European Musical Terminology and the Music of Africa by Stephen Blum From Reaction to Synthesis: Chinese Musicology in the Twentieth Century by Isabel K.F.

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".Merriam's book, seen from the viewpoint of anthropology, is deserving of the highest respect."--Ethnomusicology"For the broad perspective it provides of man as music-maker, as also for the lucid resume of past and present appraoches to this subject which it presents, Merriam's new book should, I think, be treated as essential reading both within the social Reviews: 5.

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This book is a milestone in the history of ethnomusicology. The author enlarges the field of ethnomusicology to discusse the meaning of music within a culture entity. 5 5/5. Get this from a library. The anthropology of music. [Alan P Merriam] -- In this highly praised and seminal work, Alan Merriam demonstrates that music is a social behavior--one worthy and available to study through the methods of anthropology.

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This volume is intended to further anthropological awareness of its critical relevance. It is claimed that, in a very important sense, society creates the dance, and it is to society and not just to the dancer's experience that we must turn to understand its significance.2/5(1).