13 - What is Ethnomusicology 1801W The Harmless Drudge defining ethnomusicology By the type of music being studied Study Study Study Study Study of

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What is Ethnomusicology? – 1801W 13/09/2007 08:09:00 The Harmless Drudge  – defining ethnomusicology By the type of music being studied: Study of “primitive music (early)       evolutionary model Study of non-western and folk music (early) Study of music outside the investigator’s own culture (early) Study of music in the oral tradition (early) Study of all the music of a given locality (later) Study of the music that given population groups regard as their particular  property (later) Study of all contemporary music (later) Study of all human music (later) How did this definition because more vague over the years?  Shifting from ethnocentrism  Anthropologists starting to do fieldwork in other societies Harder to dehumanize people More scholars studying traditional music from their own countries Definitions that define ethnomusicology by type of activity
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course MUS 1801W taught by Professor Shultz during the Fall '07 term at Minnesota.

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13 - What is Ethnomusicology 1801W The Harmless Drudge defining ethnomusicology By the type of music being studied Study Study Study Study Study of

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