Unformatted text preview: Folk, classical, and popular are the trio of words most commonly used to categorize and distinguish among various types of music. Defining them individually is one issue; taken together they are problematic because they assert a hierarchical value system in which classical is typically considered highest, folk of a much lower value, and popular at the lowest level. For having value-neutral terms with universally applicable definitions is a difficult, if not impossible, goal within any single language. 3. What is ethnocentrism? Have you ever experienced it? It is the belief in the superiority of one's own ethnic group. No, I have never experienced it. I believe that every country has unique culture values and customs....
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- Spring '11
- Music, universal language, Hanifa Ayunisa, universally applicable definitions