Ethnomusicology Books


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  1. Focus: Music, Nationalism, and the Making of the New Europe

    2nd Edition

    By Philip V. Bohlman

    Series: Focus on World Music Series

    Two decades after the fall of communism in Eastern Europe and one decade into the twenty-first century, European music remains one of the most powerful forces for shaping nationalism. Using intensive fieldwork throughout Europe -- from participation in alpine foot pilgrimages to studies of the...

    Published September 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  2. Global Minstrels

    Voices of World Music

    By Elijah Wald

    As the fastest growing sector of the U.S. music market, world music has embedded itself in the fabric of American life. Artists such as Peter Gabriel, Paul Simon and the Talking Heads have all utilized characteristics of the "world" sound in their music, while international performers are enjoying...

    Published November 9th 2006 by Routledge

  3. The Ethnomusicologists' Cookbook

    Complete Meals from Around the World

    By Sean Williams

    Named one of New York Times Top-20 Cookbooks of 2006. Have you ever wanted to host a full evening of Indian food, culture, and music? How about preparing a traditional Balinese banquet? Or take a trip to Cairo and enjoy an Egyptian feast? The Ethnomusicologists' Cookbook takes you around...

    Published June 6th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Ethnomusicology

    A Contemporary Reader

    Edited by Jennifer C. Post

    Ethnomusicology: A Contemporary Reader is designed to supplement a textbook for an introductory course in ethnomusicology. It offers a cross section of the best new writing in the field from the last 15-20 years. Many instructors supplement textbook readings and listening assignments with scholarly...

    Published November 7th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Speak it Louder

    Asian Americans Making Music

    By Deborah Wong

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 27th 2004 by Routledge

  6. Get Your Ass in the Water and Swim Like Me

    African-American Narrative Poetry from the Oral Tradition, Includes CD

    Edited by Bruce Jackson

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 18th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Yodel-Ay-Ee-Oooo

    The Secret History of Yodeling Around the World

    By Bart Plantenga

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 31st 2003 by Routledge

  8. African Diaspora

    A Musical Perspective

    Edited by Ingrid Monson

    Series: Critical and Cultural Musicology

    The African Diaspora presents musical case studies from various regions of the African diaspora, including Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America, and Europe, that engage with broader interdisciplinary discussions about race, gender, politics, nationalism, and music....

    Published June 9th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Representing African Music

    Postcolonial Notes, Queries, Positions

    By Kofi Agawu

    The aim of this book is to stimulate debate by offering a critique of discourse about African music. Who writes about African music, how, and why? What assumptions and prejudices influence the presentation of ethnographic data? Even the term "African music" suggests there is an agreed-upon meaning,...

    Published May 16th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Mediterranean Mosaic

    Popular Music and Global Sounds

    Edited by Goffredo Plastino

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 21st 2002 by Routledge

  11. Brazilian Popular Music and Globalization

    Edited by Charles A. Perrone, Christopher Dunn

    This collection of articles by leading scholars traces the history of Brazilian pop music through the twentieth-century....

    Published September 25th 2001 by Routledge

  12. Images

    Iconography of Music in African-American Culture (1770s-1920s)

    By Eileen J. Southern, Josephine Wright

    This lavishly illustrated book brings together for the first time a significant body of imagery devoted to the traditional culture of the African-American slave....

    Published November 27th 2000 by Routledge

  13. The African Diaspora

    A Musical Perspective

    Edited by Ingrid Monson

    Series: Critical and Cultural Musicology

    The African Diaspora presents musical case studies from various regions of the African diaspora, including Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America, North America, and Europe, that engage with broader interdisciplinary discussions about race, gender, politics, nationalism, and music. Featured here are...

    Published July 26th 2000 by Routledge