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 professor of music and anthropology at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. He is the author or editor of nineteen books, including "Folk and Traditional Music of the Western Continents" and "The Study of Ethnomusicology". In 2012 he was awarded the Charles Homer Haskins Prize, which is presented annually to a distinguished humanist by the American Council of Learned Societies

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