Heartland Excursions: Ethnomusicological Reflections on Schools of Music

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University of Illinois Press, Jan 1, 1995 - Music - 170 pages
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One of the ethnomusicologists takes the reader along for a tour of his workplace.
  

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The first chapter, "In the Service of Muisc" begins with a discussion of an Extraterrestrial Ethnomusicologist, great material for anyone who thinks about creating, playing, and participating in music (listening, too!). Read full review

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Contents

In the service of the Masters
11
The Pantheon
12
Mythological Variations
24
A Scherzo
28
Orchestral Episodes
32
The Great Masters and Cultural Values
40
Society of Musicians
43
The Principal Classes
45
A Place for All Musics? Confrontation and Mediation
82
Bringing the Past to the Present
96
Convergences and Collisions
105
Forays into the Repertory
112
The Principal Works
113
A Society of Musics
121
Cultural Performance
135
Afterword
143

Classes of Musicianship
55
The Importance of Heritage
68
A Group of Ensembles
72
Notes
147
Index
163
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About the author (1995)

Bruno Nettl is an eminent ethnomusicologist specializing in American Indian music. He is Professor of Music and Anthropology in the University of Illnois.

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