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8/30/07 1 lecture 2, August 30 People, Sounds, Practices, Categories
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8/30/07 2 Wade: Chapter 1 People: who are the music makers, listeners, dancers? Music: what defines a particular type of music? categories of sound, aesthetic values Meaning: what meaning do people find in sounds & song texts Use: to what uses do people put music? In what contexts do they perform and experience it? Transmission: how is musical knowledge passed on?
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8/30/07 3 Anglo-American Musical Traditions English settlers were dominant in shaping musical life in colonial and early US history brought various vocal & instrumental genres: art/concert — military — religious — popular, folk songs & dance tunes shared many songs with Scottish settlers & interacted with music of African Americans and other European Americans Some traditions maintained in relative isolation in remote rural areas & some songs continued in US while dying out in Britain.
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8/30/07 4 Songcatcher: Fiction with a factual basis folk song collection began in 18th century Europe
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course MUSIC 26AC taught by Professor Brinner during the Fall '07 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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02 - lecture 2, August 30 People, Sounds, Practices,...

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