Native American Music in Eastern North America: Includes CD

Native American Music in Eastern North America: Includes CD

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Native American Music in Eastern North America is one of many case-study volumes that can be used along with Thinking Musically, the core book in the Global Music Series. Thinking Musically incorporates music from many diverse cultures and establishes the framework for exploring the practice of music around the world. It sets the stage for an array of case-study volumes, each of which focuses on a single area of the world. Each case study uses the contemporary musical situation as a point of departure, covering historical information and traditions as they relate to the present. Visit www.oup.com/us/globalmusic for a list of case studies in the Global Music Series. The website also includes instructional materials to accompany each study. Native American Music in Eastern North America is one of the first books to explore the contemporary musical landscape of indigenous North Americans in the north and east. It shows how performance traditions of Native North Americans haveshow more

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  • Mixed media product | 208 pages
  • 137.16 x 205.74 x 12.7mm | 249.47g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 40 illus.
  • 0195301048
  • 9780195301045
  • 954,099

Table of contents

1. TRADITIONS OF KNOWLEDGE: INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE AND THE WESTERN MUSIC SCHOOL; 2. MUSIC AND HISTORICAL ENCOUNTER: INUIT COMMUNITIES; 3. MUSIC AND HISTORICAL ENCOUNTER: THE WABENAKI AND OTHER EASTERN ALGONQUIAN; NATIONS; 4. MUSIC AND HISTORICAL ENCOUNTER: HAUDENOSAUNEE MUSIC CULTURE WITH OCCASIONAL REFERENCES TO CHEROKEE TRADITIONS; 5. CONTEMPORARY INTER-TRIBAL AND CROSS-CULTURAL NATIVE AMERICAN MUSICshow more

About Beverley Diamond

Beverley Diamond is Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology at York University in Canada. She is an ethnomusicologist recognized for her research on Native music cultures in North America, Canadian music historiography, and issues relating to gender and performance. She has directed several large-scale collaborative research projects, most recently the Canadian Musical Pathways Project.show more

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