Heartland Excursions: Ethnomusicological Reflections on Schools of Music

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University of Illinois Press, 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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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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