Review #3 - Zach Holland Review #3 Na Am Music Studies in...

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Zach Holland Review #3 Na Am Music Studies in Blackfoot Indian Musical Culture The elders did not set up a systematic system in which information could be collected and then shared with the younger generations. The writer and his colleagues separate Blackfoot Musical culture into two sections. In the first section they explain the uses of music. The second section contains a more structured attempt of presenting this information. As the author notes, there is fortunately several accounts of individuals who truly understood and were aware of the importance of music and dance. Because of this fact the author confirms that “music played an important role in nineteenth-century Blackfoot life.” Unlike this Indian culture the author says music, as a part of culture, is thought to be of less importance to Western urban civilizations. I personally strongly disagree with this statement and see it as a major over dramatization. Although I don’t necessarily think spiritually about every song I listen to, I still play different songs that
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