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Song Loves the Masses: Herder on Music and Nationalism

Johann Gottfried Herder and Philip V. Bohlman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520234949
eISBN:
9780520966444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234949.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Had Johann Gottfried Herder (1744–1803) written a book on music, it would have been Song Loves the Masses. One of the great polymaths of modern intellectual history, Herder wrote influential ... More


Jazz/Not Jazz: The Music and Its Boundaries

David Ake

Charles Hiroshi Garrett and Daniel Goldmark (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520271036
eISBN:
9780520951358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271036.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Jazz/Not Jazz explores some of the musicians who (and concepts, places, and practices that), though deeply connected to established jazz institutions and aesthetics, have rarely, if ever, appeared in ... More


Subject, Object, and the Ethnomusicology Ensemble: The Ethnomusicological “We” and “Them”

Ricordo D. Trimillos

in Performing Ethnomusicology: Teaching and Representation in World Music Ensembles

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238749
eISBN:
9780520937178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238749.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter presents personal perspectives organized around three principal challenges arising from intercultural and intergenerational transmission process. It stresses that one should acknowledge ... More


“A Bridge to Java”: Four Decades Teaching Gamelan in America

Hardja Susilo, David Harnish, Ted SolÍs, and J. Lawrence Witzleben

in Performing Ethnomusicology: Teaching and Representation in World Music Ensembles

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238749
eISBN:
9780520937178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238749.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter gives a striking account of the author's journey, teaching gamelan for four decades in America. It discusses “bimusicality” in gamelan's academic infancy as it had two groups of people, ... More


“No, Not ‘bali Hai’!”: Challenges of Adaptation and Orientalism in Performing and Teaching Balinese Gamelan

David Harnish

in Performing Ethnomusicology: Teaching and Representation in World Music Ensembles

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238749
eISBN:
9780520937178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238749.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter deals with the challenges of adaptation and orientalism that the author faced in performing and teaching Balinese gamelan. Coming from urban academies and community teaching on the West ... More


Introduction: Squawking

John Mowitt

in Sounds: The Ambient Humanities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520284623
eISBN:
9780520960404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284623.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter provides an overview of the emergence of sound studies. According to Trevor Pinch and Karin Bijsterveld, editors of “Sound Studies: New Technologies and Music,” “Sound Studies is an ... More


Epilogue: Herder’s Journey

Johann Gottfried Herder and Philip V. Bohlman

in Song Loves the Masses: Herder on Music and Nationalism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520234949
eISBN:
9780520966444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234949.003.0020
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

With a final contextualizing chapter, Philip V. Bohlman interprets Herder’s 1769 sea journey as a metaphor for the writings on music and nationalism, and for his sweeping influence on the history of ... More


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