An indispensable resource and a classic reference. Articles cover more than 5,000 years of music history, instruments, composers, institutions, performers, genres, and more. Also includes contributions on non-Western music.
Includes 8000 entries, from brief definitions to in-depth essays, along with over 1000 new entries ideal for the amateur, the professional and the student. One-hundred-and-fifty expert contributors place music in its social and cultural context. Includes analysis, theory, ethnomusicology and performance practice, as well as jazz, popular music and dance.
American Musical Traditions
Call Number: R 781.62 Am3
Publication Date: 2001
Prepared in conjunction with the Smithsonian/Folkways Archives, this set highlights the contributions of Native American, European-American, African American and immigrant groups (including Asian, Hispanic, Western and Eastern European cultures) to our rich musical heritage.
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Reports of peer-reviewed original research related to music teaching and learning. Topics include various aspects of music pedagogy, history, and philosophy, and addresses vocal, instrumental, and general music at all levels, from early childhood through adult.
Peer-reviewed theoretical perspectives and research in ethnomusicology and related fields from 1953. Last 4 years have tables of contents; articles can be requested through interlibrary loan.
Research with important and broad applications in the analysis of music and the history of music theory as well as theoretical or metatheoretical work that engages and stimulates ongoing discourse in the field. Last 5 years have tables of contents; articles can be requested through interlibrary loan.
Regular sections include American Musics, Music and Culture, The Twentieth Century, Institutions, Industries, Technologies, and Primary Sources. Last 5 years have tables of contents; articles can be requested through interlibrary loan.
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