Performance Practice: Ethnomusicological Perspectives

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Gerard Béhague
Greenwood Press, Jan 1, 1984 - Music - 262 pages
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Gerard Behague presents five culture-, process-, and community-specific case studies of performance that challenge the assumption that contextual differences in performance and performance practice matter little in overall effect. Within the diverse performance contexts evaluated--Hindustani, Karantak, Mali, Berber, American, and Latin American music--the concept of performance practice as the integrated study of sound and context is self-evident although the nature of the empirical data gathered and the perspective and theorectical framework of each study varies significantly.

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Contents

Performance Practice in Indian Classical Music
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The Manding Contexts
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Berber Professional Musicians in Performance
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