ANTH398D/2A Presentation, Meeting 3

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ANTH398D/2A Presentation, Meeting 3

  1. 1. ANTH398D - Ethnomusicology Meeting 3 September 18, 2007 Disciplines, World Music
  2. 2. Next Week (Ethnography) <ul><li>Similar Anthro </li></ul><ul><li>Crisis representation </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on distinctive </li></ul>
  3. 3. History <ul><li>Pre-1884 </li></ul><ul><li>Folk </li></ul><ul><li>Collecting </li></ul><ul><li>Boulton, Lomax </li></ul><ul><li>Transcription </li></ul><ul><li>Composers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hungarians Zoltán Kodály , Béla Bartók </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Interest Non-Western music <ul><li>Great musical traditions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Indian Classical music </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Parallel Great Religions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>French exhibition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gamelan </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Challenge with Non-Academic Enthusiasts <ul><li>Appear snob, disrespectful </li></ul><ul><li>Bread and butter </li></ul><ul><li>Belong </li></ul>
  6. 6. Criticism Non-academic on ethnic music <ul><li>Exoticism </li></ul><ul><li>Fun </li></ul><ul><li>Pop theory </li></ul><ul><li>Authenticity </li></ul><ul><li>Let's play gamelan </li></ul>
  7. 7. Comparative Musicology (C-MUL) <ul><li>Recordings </li></ul><ul><li>General statements about humankind </li></ul><ul><li>Evolutionism, Diffusionism, Areas </li></ul><ul><li>German Psychology </li></ul><ul><li>Non-holistic </li></ul><ul><li>Universalism </li></ul>
  8. 8. Boas <ul><li>Pivot </li></ul><ul><li>C-MUL to Anthro of music </li></ul><ul><li>Folklore </li></ul><ul><li>Collecting (Archives, Barbeau) </li></ul><ul><li>Save from fading </li></ul><ul><li>Culture from arts </li></ul>
  9. 9. Nationalism <ul><li>Identity </li></ul><ul><li>Herder </li></ul><ul><li>Humboldt </li></ul><ul><li>Grimm </li></ul><ul><li>National troupes </li></ul>
  10. 10. Anthros on Music? <ul><li>Technical </li></ul><ul><li>Involving </li></ul><ul><li>Some performance practice </li></ul><ul><li>Devote life to music </li></ul><ul><li>Some do w/o label </li></ul>
  11. 11. Anthropological Definition of Music <ul><li>Human </li></ul><ul><li>Culturally-defined </li></ul><ul><li>Sound </li></ul><ul><li>Organization </li></ul><ul><li>Process vs. product </li></ul><ul><li>Sound, Concept, Behaviour </li></ul>
  12. 12. Ethnomusicology <ul><li>“ Ethnomusicology” but anthropology class </li></ul><ul><li>Ethno-musicology, w/ hyphen, Kunst ('50) </li></ul><ul><li>Musicology restrictive </li></ul><ul><li>Ethnomusicology all not MUL </li></ul><ul><li>Historical parallels with anthro </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Often Lag </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Playlist <ul><li>Huun-Huur-Tu Prayer 2:34 </li></ul><ul><li>Tinariwen Oualahila Ar Tesninam 3:49 </li></ul><ul><li>Mory Kanté Yé Ké Yé Ké 4:02 </li></ul><ul><li>Amadou & Mariam Sénégal Fast Food 4:21 </li></ul>

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