Items of the Musical global: Sounds and Cultures is a fieldwork-based ethnomusicology textbook that introduces a chain of musical worlds each one via a unmarried "piece." It specializes in a musical sound or item that gives a springboard from which to inform a narrative a couple of specific geographic area, introducing key points of the cultures during which it's embedded, contexts of functionality, the musicians who create or practice it, the trips it has travelled, and its altering meanings.
A collaborative enterprise via employees and examine ethnomusicologists linked to the dep. of tune at SOAS, college of London, items of the Musical global is equipped thematically. 3 huge topics: "Place", "Spirituality" and "Movement" support lecturers to attach modern matters in ethnomusicology, together with soundscape stories, song and the surroundings, the politics of identification, diaspora and globalization, and song and the physique. all of the book's fourteen chapters highlights a unmarried musical "piece" largely outlined, spanning the diversity of "traditional," "popular", "classical" and "contemporary" musics, or even sounds that can be thought of "not music."
Primary assets and a website website hosting recordings with interactive listening courses, a word list of musical phrases and interviews all support to create a special and dynamic studying adventure of our musical world.
About the Author:
Rachel Harris is Reader within the track of China and significant Asia at SOAS, collage of London. She is the writer of 2 books on musical lifestyles in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur independent quarter, and chief of the study undertaking "Sounding Islam in China".
Rowan Pease is editorial supervisor of The China Quarterly and likewise serves as a senior educating fellow for the dep. of song, SOAS, collage of London. She has released a number of chapters on tune of the chinese language Koreans and likewise at the Korean Wave in China.