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4. Music of the folk

4. Music of the folk  

Philip V. Bohlman

in World Music: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2002
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776717
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854292.003.0004
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780192854292
‘Music of the folk’ first considers the prominence of folk music in Hungary and the composers Béla Bartók and Zoltan Kodaly. How folk songs and folk music became world music is then ... More
Folk Music: A Very Short Introduction

Folk Music: A Very Short Introduction  

Mark Slobin

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365753
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195395020.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780195395020
Folk Music: A Very Short Introduction explores a remarkably diverse musical genre. It considers folk musical traditions from across the globe, everything from music to ... More
World Music: A Very Short Introduction

World Music: A Very Short Introduction  

Philip V. Bohlman

Print Publication Year: 
May 2002
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776717
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854292.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780192854292
World Music: A Very Short Introduction shows how ‘world music’ has emerged as an invention of the West from encounters with other cultures and presents its modern diversity ... More
2. A bit of history

2. A bit of history  

Timothy Rice

in Ethnomusicology: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2014
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Dec 2013
eISBN: 
9780199375257
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199794379.003.0002
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chapter
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9780199794379
‘A bit of history’ charts the history of the study of ethnomusicology. The literate cultures of China and Greece generated philosophical treatises on music because they believed that music ... More
3. Intellectual intervention

3. Intellectual intervention  

Mark Slobin

in Folk Music: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365753
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195395020.003.0003
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chapter
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9780195395020
‘Intellectual Intervention’ explores the reasons why intellectuals and governments get involved with folk music. Modernization radically changed society in Europe and America, leading to a ... More
4. Collecting and circulating

4. Collecting and circulating  

Mark Slobin

in Folk Music: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365753
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195395020.003.0004
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780195395020
‘Collecting and circulating’ outlines the effects that the recording, collection and cuirculation of folk music had on the genre. Cultures reacted differently to the recording of their ... More
3. Between myth and history

3. Between myth and history  

Philip V. Bohlman

in World Music: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2002
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776717
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854292.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780192854292
‘Between myth and history’ begins with the 1932 Cairo Congress of Arab Music, which brought together musicians, composers, and ethnomusicologists from the East and West. It then moves on to ... More
3. A State of Crisis?

3. A State of Crisis?  

Nicholas Cook

in Music: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2000
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776441
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853820.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780192853820
‘A State of Crisis?’ questions the position of classical music in the twenty-first century. It argues that although it may be seen as a dying area in America, it is still thriving in ... More

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