Ethnomusicology and African Music by J. H. Kwabena Nketia

Ethnomusicology and African Music by J. H. Kwabena Nketia

The volume in hand deals with modes of inquiry and interpretation broadly organised into sections on theory, and historical and creative studies. The section on theoretical issues comprises papers on: the problem of meaning in African music; musicology and African music; the juncture of the social and the musical; integrating objectivity and experience in ethnomusicological studies; the aesthetic dimension in ethnomusicological studies; universal perspectives in ethnomusicology; and contextual strategies of inquiry and systematisation. The section on creative and historical topics covers the following: the history of music in African culture; history and the org...

Ethnomusicology and African Music by J. H. Kwabena Nketia

The volume in hand deals with modes of inquiry and interpretation broadly organised into sections on theory, and historical and creative studies. The section on theoretical issues comprises papers on: the problem of meaning in African music; musicology and African music; the juncture of the social and the musical; integrating objectivity and experience in ethnomusicological studies; the aesthetic dimension in ethnomusicological studies; universal perspectives in ethnomusicology; and contextual strategies of inquiry and systematisation. The section on creative and historical topics covers the following: the history of music in African culture; history and the organization of music in West Africa; historical evidence in Ga religious music; processes of differentiation and interdependency in African music; African musical roots in the...

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Ethnomusicology enpasses studies of music and culture and integrates aspects of musicology and anthropology as well as music performance history and theory interdisciplinary work field study and explorations of music and culture have been key ponents of the uw ethnomusicology program since its beginnings in 1963. African music ethnomusicology skip to main content skip to main navigation menu skip to site footer african music journal of the international library of african music published 2019 12 02 front matter frontmatter i editorial editorial 4 articles carángano and women story of an instrument threatened with extinction andrea trujillo. The section on theoretical issues prises papers on the problem of meaning in african music musicology and african music the juncture of the social and the musical integrating objectivity and experience in ethnomusicological studies the aesthetic dimension in ethnomusicological studies universal perspectives in ethnomusicology and contextual strategies of inquiry and systematisation. The doctoral dissertation in ethnomusicology the dissertation may deal with any aspect of music that lends itself to scholarly investigation the project is guided by a dissertation mittee prised of three members of the faculty the chair and two other specialist readers one of whom must be a member of the academic senate from a department other than music.

The volume in hand deals with modes of inquiry and interpretation broadly anised into sections on theory and historical and creative studies the section on theoretical issues prises papers on the problem of meaning in african music musicology and african music the juncture of the social and the musical integrating objectivity and experience in ethnomusicological studies the. Two world music festivals and the impressive rainbow concert of world music are presented annually performance research and teaching activities are all supported by a large music instrument collection and an ethnomusicology archive as well as by the extensive holdings of the warren d allen music library.

Keywords african pianism african art music creative ethnomusicology hemiola polyrhythm udu kundi harp umrhubhe abstract this article deals with anthony caplan s application of african art music through the lens of three works whose instrumentation and positional processes result in pieces that transcend conventional boundaries. Ethnomusicology at penn reflects the interdisciplinary nature of the field bining approaches from anthropology musicology folklore literary theory religious studies linguistics critical theory and gender studies in order to interrogate the webs of meaning within which music resonates.