Comparative Musicology and Anthropology of Music:Essays on the History of Ethnomusicology

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Nineteen scholars from five countries explore significant issues in the history of ethnomusicology and its methodological and theoretical foundations, while providing a critique of the discipline.

"This is a useful and enriching collection of articles of interest to musicologists and ethnomusicologists. . . . The authors manage to cover much ground, presenting fascinating insights into the history of the discipline while also exploring new directions in both theory and analysis. . . . the most sweeping work of this kind to be published since the 1960s."-L. D. Loeb, University of Utah, for Choice

Publication Date: 
March 26, 1991