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Defining music : an ethnomusicological and philosophical approach

Author: Andy Nercessian
Publisher: Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2007.
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Suitable for scholars interested in musicology, ethnomusicology and music in general, this work presents an investigation of the areas that need to be considered in any attempts at defining music  Read more...

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Nercessian, Andy.
Defining music.
Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)989683719
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andy Nercessian
ISBN: 0773453857 9780773453852
OCLC Number: 123818299
Description: xix, 336 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The defining method and the ethnomusicologist's suitability as definer --
Common patterns in defining music and their problems --
Folk music --
Classical music --
Popular music --
The persistence of genres --
The concept of music.
Responsibility: Andy Nercessian ; with a preface by Jonathan McCollum.
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