ANTH398D/2A Meeting 10 (final)

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ANTH398D/2A Meeting 10 (final)

  1. 1. ANTH398D - Ethnomusicology Meeting 10 – Adaptive November 6, 2007
  2. 2. Cross <ul><li>From Levitin’s This Is Your Brain on Music </li></ul><ul><li>Careful/thoughtful </li></ul><ul><li>Refer to ethnomusicologists </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural insight </li></ul><ul><li>Nature/nurture </li></ul>
  3. 3. Conceiving Music <ul><li>Only that which corresponds to WAM understanding? </li></ul><ul><li>Broader approach </li></ul><ul><li>Music integrating speech </li></ul>
  4. 4. Human Organisation of Sound <ul><li>Speech and music </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Expression </li></ul><ul><li>Complexity </li></ul>
  5. 5. Anthropology <ul><li>Pinpointing human uniqueness </li></ul><ul><li>Anthropocentrism? </li></ul><ul><li>Subdisciplines </li></ul><ul><li>Human evolution and primatology </li></ul><ul><li>Closer to or further from other primates </li></ul><ul><li>Altriciality </li></ul>
  6. 6. Making Links <ul><li>Cognitive dimensions </li></ul><ul><li>Human uniqueness </li></ul><ul><li>Music participation </li></ul>
  7. 7. Community <ul><li>Togetherness </li></ul><ul><li>Socialisation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sessions (jam, traditional) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Synchronising </li></ul><ul><li>Edward T. Hall’s Dance of Life </li></ul><ul><li>“ Proto-Music” </li></ul>
  8. 8. “ This Is Our Song” <ul><li>Nostalgia </li></ul><ul><li>Shared experience </li></ul><ul><li>“ Social memory” </li></ul><ul><li>Demetan example </li></ul><ul><li>Contextual meaning </li></ul>

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