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Chapter 2 - Chapter 2 How music lives: a Quick Review from...

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Chapter 2 How music lives: a
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Quick Review from Chapter 1 How many propositions are there of world music and what are they? 5 Sound Organized Humanly organized sound HIP Western culture and it’s assumptions Ethnocentrism
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Quick Review from Chapter 1 How do we fix ethnocentrism? “Try to find some way to integrate and balance our perceptions of what we hear as ‘music’ with the in_________ terms and concepts used by other people when describing the same phenomena.” (Bakan, 6). Tones acquire cultural meanings and are therefore culturally determined. This emphasizes the importance of the
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Chapter 2 Preview Lots of terminology but don’t be intimidated Musicultural, ethnomusicology, diaspora What is culture? How does culture influence identity?
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The Musicultural Approach Musicultural - a phenomenon where music as sound and music as culture are mutually reinforcing, and where the two are essentially inseparable from one another. “When we explore what people do, think, believe, and value as members of groups and communities, we are exploring what is known in the social sciences as culture . Music is a
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Music as a Phenomenon of Culture “It is the beliefs and practices of culture life that are embedded in music, rather than the sounds themselves, that reveal the most profound insights into what makes music meaningful
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Ethnomusicology …Ethno what??? Ethn omusi cology
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What is Culture?
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What is Culture?
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What is Culture?
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What is Culture?
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1871, anthropologist Edward Tylor defined culture as “that complex whole which includes knowledge, belief, art, law, morals, custom, and any other capabilities and habits acquired by man [humankind] as a member of society” (Bakan, 10). Culture is a complex and slippery, yet still
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Chapter 2 - Chapter 2 How music lives: a Quick Review from...

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