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Performing ethnomusicology : teaching and representation in world music ensembles

Author: Ted Solís
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif : University of California Press, 2004.
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Considering the formidable theoretical, ethical, and practical issues that confront ethnomusicologists who direct such ensembles, this volume discusses problems of public performance and the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ted Solís
ISBN: 0520238745 9780520238749 0520238311 9780520238312
OCLC Number: 727857746
Description: 322 Seiten
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction. Teaching What Cannot Be Taught: An Optimistic Overview Ted Solis PART 1. SOUNDING THE OTHER: ACADEMIC WORLD MUSIC ENSEMBLES IN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE 1. Subject, Object, and the Ethnomusicology Ensemble: The Ethnomusicological "We" and "Them" Ricardo D. Trimillos 2. "A Bridge to Java": Four Decades Teaching Gamelan in America Hardja Susilo 3. Opportunity and Interaction: The Gamelan from Java to Wesleyan Sumarsam 4. "Where's 'One'?": Musical Encounters of the Ensemble Kind Gage Averill PART 2. SQUARE PEGS AND SPOKESFOLK: SERVING AND ADAPTING TO THE ACADEMY 5. A Square Peg in a Round Hole: Teaching Javanese Gamelan in the Ensemble Paradigm of the Academy Roger Vetter 6. "No, Not 'Bali Hai!": Challenges of Adaptation and Orientalism in Performing and Teaching Balinese Gamelan David Harnish 7. Cultural Interactions in an Asian Context: Chinese and Javanese Ensembles in Hong Kong J. Lawrence Witzleben PART 3. PATCHWORKERS, ACTORS, AND AMBASSADORS: REPRESENTING OURSELVES AND OTHERS 8. "Can't Help but Speak, Can't Help but Play": Dual Discourse in Arab Music Pedagogy Ali Jihad Racy 9. The African Ensemble in America: Contradictions and Possibilities David Locke 10. Klez Goes to College Hankus Netsky 11. Creating a Community, Negotiating Among Communities: Performing Middle Eastern Music for a Diverse Middle Eastern and American Public Scott Marcus PART 4. TAKE-OFF POINTS: CREATIVITY AND PEDAGOGICAL OBLIGATION 12. Bilateral Negotiations in Bimusicality: Insiders, Outsiders, and the "Real Version" in Middle Eastern Music Performance Anne K. Rasmussen 13. Community of Comfort: Negotiating a World of "Latin Marimba" Ted Solis 14. What's the "It" That We Learn to Perform?: Teaching BaAka Music and Dance Michelle Kisliuk and Kelly Gross 15. "When Can We Improvise?": The Place of Creativity in Academic World Music Performance David W. Hughes Afterword. Some Closing Thoughts from the First Voice: An Interview with Mantle Hood Ricardo D. Trimillos Works Cited List of Contributors Index
Responsibility: ed. by Ted Solís.


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"A book of great importance and long overdue." - R. Anderson Sutton, author of Calling Back the Spirit; "Both original and stimulating, this book presents widely known material in a highly theorized Read more...

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