MusicMUSC 203G Concepts, Issues, and the Practice of Ethnomusicology

Ethnomusicological field methodology; vocal and instrumental performance practices as related to the ethnomusicological endeavor. Specific topics: philosophical paradigms, historical overview, and definitional issues of ethnomusicology; field research concepts and procedures; studies in instrumental and vocal performance practices of diverse cultures; selected writings of Charles Seeger; transcription and analysis issues; studies in micromusics. Offered on a rotational basis with other courses in the 203 series.

Credits

5

Quarter offered

Winter

Instructor

Tanya Merchant, Russell Rodriguez