By Timothy, Professor Rice
Designed as a tribute to Robert Garfias, who has carried out box paintings in additional cultures than the other residing ethnomusicologist, this quantity explores the originating come across in box paintings of ethnomusicologists with the musicians and musical traditions they examine. the 19 members supply case reports from approximately each nook of the area, together with biographies of vital musicians from the Philippines, Turkey, Lapland, and Korea; interviews with, and studies of studying from, musicians from eire, Bulgaria, Burma, and India; and analyses of ways conventional musicians adapt to the come upon with modernity in Japan, India, China, Turkey, Afghanistan, Morocco, and the United States.
The booklet additionally offers a window into the background of ethnomusicology in view that all of the individuals have had a dating with the college of Washington, domestic to at least one of the oldest courses in ethnomusicology within the usa. encouraged through the instance of Robert Garfias, they're all indefatigable box researchers and one of the prime specialists on the planet on their specific musical cultures. The contributions illustrate the center similarities of their method of the self-discipline of ethnomusicology and while care for a remarkably wide variety of views, topics, matters, and theoretical questions. Readers should still locate this number of essays a desirable, certainly fabulous, glimpse into a tremendous point of the heritage of ethnomusicology.
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Ethnomusicological Encounters with Music and Musicians: Essays in Honor of Robert Garfias (SOAS Musicology Series) by Timothy, Professor Rice