Aubert, Laurent & Ribeiro, Carla: The Music of the Other (Ashgate Books) Paperback

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Catalogue No: 9780754653431

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Subtitle: New Challenges for Ethnomusicology in a Global Age

Department: Biographies & Reference Books - Books & Literature (Classical)

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Contents: Foreword by Anthony Seeger; Preface; The elsewhere of music: paradoxes of a multicultural society; Shared listening, an ethnomusicological perspective; Tradition in question: a problem of boundaries; The paradox of the concert, or the evocation of tradition; An artist's life, or the challenge of representation; The art of hearing well: a sketch typology of the listener; The invention of folklore, or the nostalgia of origins; World music, or the last temptation of the West; The great bazaar: from the meeting of cultures to the appropriation of the exotic; Learning the music of the other: a transcultural itinerary; The fascination of India: lessons from personal experience; References; Index.