Thinking Musically Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture

ISBN-10: 0199844860

ISBN-13: 9780199844869

Edition: 3rd 2013

Authors: Bonnie C. Wade

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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.WHAT'S NEW TO THE THIRD EDITION?* Simplified and incorporates recent additions to the Global Music Series* New charts and diagrams delve into important musical concepts* Updated companion website includes a new guide to online and print resources, a sample syllabi, and teaching tipsVisit www.oup.com/us/globalmusic for a list of case studies in the Global Music Series. The website also includes instructional material to accompany each study.
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Book details

List price: $49.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/14/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

Bonnie Wade earned her B.Mus. from Boston University in 1963, her M.A. in ethnomusicology from UCLA in 1967, and her PhD in ethnomusicology from UCLA in 1971. She taught at Brown University until 1975, when she moved to to the University of California Berkeley, where she is professor of music.  

Foreword
Preface
CD Track List
A Note to Readers
Thinking about Music
People
Music Makers
Listeners
Music
In Terms of Sound
Calling Something "Music"
Aesthetic Values in Music
Meaning
Music and Textual Meaning
Music as Text
Use
Transmission of Musical Knowledge
Oral and Aural Transmission
Visual Transmission in the Form of Notation
Thinking about Instruments
Instruments as Objects
Ideas about Instrument Types
Ideas about Particular Instruments
Associations of Sexuality and Gender
Spiritual Associations
Cultural Status
Aesthetic Value
Item of Technology
Item of Commodity
Timbre and Aesthetics of Sound
Instruments in Musical Practice
Instrumental Capacity
Ideas about Ensemble
Heterogeneous and Homogeneous Sound Ideals
Musical Roles
Aesthetics of Ensembles
Thinking about Time
Rhythm
Free Rhythm
Rhythm for the Text Alone
From Free Rhythm to Relatively More Organized Time
Pulse/Beat
Organizing Time into Units
At the Level of a Single Beat
Metric Structures with Flexible Means of Articulation
Duple and Triple Meters
Some Other Meters
South Indian Tala
Metric Structures with Given Means of Articulation
Southeast Asian Colotomic Meter
North Indian Tala
Middle Eastern Rhythmic Modes
Rhythmic Groupings
Korean Changdan
Polyrhythm
Speed
Thinking about Pitch
Pitch
Pitch Names
Syllables
Numbers
Letters
Setting the Pitch
Who Sets the Pitch
Pitch Placement
Pitches in Succession
Intervals
Naming Intervals
Microtones
Scale
The Chromatic Scale
Diatonic Scales
The "Oriental" Scale
Number of Pitches in an Octave
Pitch Functions
Melodic Mode
Simultaneous Pitches
Naming "Vertical" Intervals
Dissonance and Consonance
Western Functional Harmony
Tone Clusters
Interplay among Melodic and Harmonic Parts
Performing One Melody
Solo and in Unison
Interlocking Parts
Rounds
Heterophony
Performing One Melody with Another Part
Melody and Drone
Melody and Chords
Performing Multiple Melodies
Polyphony
Melody and Ostinato
Thinking about Structuring
Improvising and Composing
Persons Who Compose
Putting Something Significant First
Sonata Form
North Indian Instrumental Form
Corning to an End
Telling the Story
Music for the Moment
Through-composed Music
Contrasting Instrumentation
Strophic Form
Responding to the Context
Audience-Performer Interaction
Intra-ensemble Interaction
Music and Movement
Social Values
Thinking Critically about Issues
Encounters and Identities
A Focus on Influences
A Focus on Boundaries
The National Community
Regional Identity
Gender
Multiple Identities
Authenticity
Transcending Boundaries
The Mass Media
Globalization
The Local
Thinking about Fieldwork
Picking a Project
Planning the Project
Doing the Project
Finishing the Project
Glossary of Musical Terms
References
Index
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