Nettl's Elephant by Bruno Nettl,Anthony Seeger

By Bruno Nettl,Anthony Seeger

From the most lauded students in ethnomusicology comes this enlightening and hugely own narrative at the evolution and present country of the sphere of ethnomusicology. Surveying the sector he helped determine, Bruno Nettl investigates how recommendations reminiscent of evolution, geography, and heritage function catalysts for advancing ethnomusicological tools and perspectives.


This enjoyable assortment covers Nettl's scholarly pursuits starting from local American to Mediterranean to heart jap contexts whereas laying out the pivotal moments of the sector and conversations with the giants of its earlier. Nettl strikes from reflections at the historical past of ethnomusicology to reviews of the crucial organisations within the box, interspersing these broader discussions with shorter essays concentrating on missed literature and private experiences.

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