Ethnomusicologizing contains writings on contemporary music and culture studies. In this work, Banfield instructs readers in the ways by which we may better appreciate and understand creative artistry and process, and their relation to history and its meaning. Series: African American Cultural Theory and Heritage. Num Pages: 446 pages, 81 black & white halftones, 5 tables. BIC Classification: AVA; JFCA; JHMC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 227 x 155 x 33. Weight in Grams: 671. . 2015. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781442229716
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Ethnomusicologizing contains writings on contemporary music and culture studies, offering glimpses on more than just music history through reflective essays, interviews with contemporary artists, and exercises in the analysis and criticism of popular culture. In this work, Banfield instructs readers in the ways by which we may better appreciate and understand creative artistry and process, and their relation to history and its meaning. The essays comprise a choir of voices and perspectives that provide insight into contemporary music culture that provide readers a text that uses his own experiences as a musician?and in particular his travels through the musical world of Cuba?as well as his takes on contemporary popular recording artists, American music traditions, and music education to explore every aspect of creating, performing, and being in music.
Offering many points of entry into the idea that musical experience, global citizenship and community-mindedness are all parts of a greater whole, Ethnomusicologizing encourages artists and readers to talk about the meaning of music?and art more generally?in entirely new ways.
About the Author:
Bill Banfield currently serves in the liberal arts department as professor of Africana Studies/ Music and Society, composition and graduate history studies at the Berklee College of Music. He is director of the Center for Africana Studies. An award-winning composer, jazz guitarist, recording artist, and public radio show host, he is the author of five books on music, arts, cultural criticism, and history.
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