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The anthropology of music

Author: Alan P Merriam
Publisher: [Evanston, Ill.] : Northwestern University Press, 1964.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a comprehensive approach to music from the point of view of anthropology. The author maintains that ethnomusicology, by definition, must not divorce the sound-analysis of music from its  Read more...

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Merriam, Alan P., 1923-1980.
Anthropology of music.
[Evanston, Ill.] Northwestern University Press, 1964
(OCoLC)619342803
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan P Merriam
ISBN: 0810101785 9780810101784 0810106078 9780810106079
OCLC Number: 484109
Description: xi, 358 pages : music ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
Part 1: Ethnomusicology --
Chapter 1-The Study of Ethnomusicology --
Chapter 2-Toward a Theory for Ethnomusicology --
Chapter 3-Method and Technique. Part 2: Concepts and Behavior --
Chapter 4-Concepts --
Chapter 5-Synesthesia and Intersense Modalities --
Chapter 6-Physical and Verbal Behavior --
Chapter 7-Social Behavior: The Musician --
Chapter 8-Learning --
Chapter 9-The Process of Composition. Part 3: Problems and Results --
Chapter 10-The Study of Song Texts --
Chapter 11-Uses and Functions --
Chapter 12-Music as Symbolic Behavior --
Chapter 13-Aesthetics and the Interrelationship of the Arts --
Chapter 14-Music and Culture History --
Chapter 15-Music and Cultural dynamics --
References Cited --
Index.
Responsibility: [by] Alan P. Merriam.
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"With great thoroughness, Merriam has pointed out to anthropologists how much they can contribute to our general knowledge of music as human experience."--David P. McAllester, Wesleyan Read more...

 
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