Ethnomusicology Books


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  1. Ethnomusicology

    A Research and Information Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Jennifer Post

    Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies

    First published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 21st 2011 by Routledge

  2. The Horse-head Fiddle and the Cosmopolitan Reimagination of Tradition in Mongolia

    By Peter K. Marsh

    Series: Current Research in Ethnomusicology: Outstanding Dissertations

    Few other nations have undergone as profound a change in their social, political, and cultural life as Mongolia did in the twentieth century. Beginning the century as a largely rural, nomadic, and tradition-oriented society, the nation was transformed by the end of this century into a largely...

    Published October 22nd 2008 by Routledge

  3. North American Indian Music

    A Guide to Published Sources and Selected Recordings

    By Richard Keeling

    Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies

    First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 28th 1997 by Routledge

  4. Music in Canada

    A Research and Information Guide

    By Carl Morey

    Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies

    First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 1st 1997 by Routledge

  5. Central European Folk Music

    An Annotated Bibliography of Sources in German

    By Philip V. Bohlman

    Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 31st 1996 by Routledge

  6. Music, Science, and the Rhythmic Brain

    Cultural and Clinical Implications

    Edited by Jonathan Berger, Gabe Turow

    Series: Routledge Research in Music

    This book studies the effects of repetitive musical rhythm on the brain and nervous system, and in doing so integrates diverse fields including ethnomusicology, psychology, neuroscience, anthropology, religious studies, music therapy, and human health. It presents aspects of musical rhythm and...

    Published July 19th 2011 by Routledge

  7. The Local Scenes and Global Culture of Psytrance

    By Graham St. John

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethnomusicology

    This lively textual symposium offers a collection of formative research on the culture of global psytrance (psychedelic trance). As the first book to address the diverse transnationalism of this contemporary electronic dance music phenomenon, the collection hosts interdisciplinary research...

    Published June 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  8. Popular Music of Vietnam

    The Politics of Remembering, the Economics of Forgetting

    By Dale A. Olsen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethnomusicology

    Based on the author’s research in Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, and other urban areas in Vietnam, this study of contemporary Vietnamese popular music explores the ways globalization and free market economics have influenced the music and subcultures of Vietnamese youth, focusing on the conflict...

    Published June 18th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Black Orpheus

    Music in African American Fiction from the Harlem Renaissance to Toni Morrison

    By Saadi A. Simawe

    Series: Border Crossings

    The legendary Greek figure Orpheus was said to have possessed magical powers capable of moving all living and inanimate things through the sound of his lyre and voice. Over time, the Orphic theme has come to indicate the power of music to unsettle, subvert, and ultimately bring down oppressive...

    Published May 12th 2000 by Routledge