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Thinking musically : experiencing music, expressing culture / Bonnie C. Wade.

Wade, Bonnie C. (Author).

Available copies

  • 1 of 2 copies available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Main Library ML3798.W33 2013 37684001085645 Library Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Checked out 05/08/2019
Library Reserve Desk ML3798.W33 2013 37684001085644 Library Reserve Desk Not holdable Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780199844869
  • ISBN: 0199844860
  • Physical Description: xxix, 225 p. : ill. ; 21 cm + 2 sound discs (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
  • Edition: 3rd ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, c2013.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Faculty reserve.
Material for LSOC-280 (Chase).
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-220) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Thinking about music. People ; Music ; Meaning ; Use ; Transmission of musical knowledge -- Thinking about instruments. Instruments as objects ; Instruments in musical practice -- Thinking about time. Rhythm ; Organizing time into units ; Speed -- Thinking about pitch. Pitch ; Setting the pitch ; Pitches in succession ; Simultaneous pitches ; Interplay among melodic and harmonic parts -- Thinking about structuring. Improvising and composing ; Putting something significant first ; Coming to an end ; Telling the story ; Responding to the context ; Social values -- Thinking critically about issues. Encounters and identities ; Authenticity ; Transcending boundaries -- Thinking about fieldwork. Picking a project ; Planning the project ; Doing the project ; Finishing the project -- Glossary of musical terms.
Summary, etc.:
As the cornerstone of the Global Music Series, Thinking Musically, Third Edition, explores musical diversity by integrating the sounds and traditions of world cultures. Bonnie C. Wade discusses how various cultural influences-gender, ethnicity, mass media, westernization, nationalism, and acculturation-are shaping music and the ways that we experience it [Publisher description]
Subject: Ethnomusicology.

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