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Practicing Ethnomusicology
MUSC 507
Spring 2020 not offered

This course provides a broad introduction to the research methods of ethnomusicology. The theory and practice of musical ethnography are examined, including fieldwork techniques (interviewing, data collection, audiovisual documentation, participant observation), ethnographic writing, research ethics and representation, insider/outsider perspectives, bimusicality, and approaches to the transcription and analysis of musical sound. Students gain an understanding of the historical development of ethnomusicology and its relationship to allied disciplines such as musicology and anthropology, become familiar with the work of prominent scholars in the field, and acquire the practical skills of ethnography-based research.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: None
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: GRAD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

Last Updated on JAN-19-2022
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