DOR 8 - Amrit Gupta Music 334 DOR 8 1 Taylor is talking...

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Amrit Gupta 3/4/08 Music 334 DOR 8 1. Taylor is talking about the typical approach that musicologists take when he states that his book is an augmentation of the cultural studies in which scholars “talk about music without talking about music”. He states that the sound component of music should also be studied in addition to the other parts of the music such as the “discursive and verbal”. One example that he gives to support this argument is the investigation of popular music that is often neglected by musicology scholars. To Taylor, the study of music should be more than just the “performance and story” aspects that another author talks about. Rather, it should also look at the most visible component of music that is the sound in order to allow for a more reasonable and fair musicological investigation. 2. According to Taylor, “world music” is the generic term used to describe folk or traditional musics around the world. “World beat” refers more to the popular music that is not from European cultures. An example of an application of this
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course MUS 334 taught by Professor Shaheen during the Spring '08 term at Arizona.

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DOR 8 - Amrit Gupta Music 334 DOR 8 1 Taylor is talking...

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