On Concepts and Classifications of Musical Instruments
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Copyright year: 1990
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 11/15/1990
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
|List of Illustrations|
|On the Nature of Classifications of Musical Instruments|
|Any Classification Is Superior to Chaos|
|On the Methodology of Classification: Taxonomies, Keys, Paradigms and Typologies|
|Cognitive Directions: Downward and Upward Grouping|
|Classification in Societies Oriented toward Literary Transmission|
|Continuities and Change in Chinese Classifications|
|Indian and Srilankan Classifications from Ancient to Modern Times|
|The Priority of Musical over Religious Characters in Grouping Tibetan Monastic Instruments|
|The Case of Java--Classifications in Oral Tradition and the Recent Development of Literary Schemes|
|Greek Taxonomical Thought from Archaic to Hellenistic Times|
|National Identity and Other Themes of Classification in the Arab World|
|European Classifications from Medieval Times to the Eighteenth Century|
|The Expanding Concept of Instruments in the West during the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries|
|Upward Classification of Instruments: The Method of the Future?|
|Classification in Societies Oriented toward Oral Transmission|
|Parallels between Social Structure and Ensemble Classification in Mandailing|
|Taxonomical Models of the Instrumentarium and Regional Ensembles in Minangkabau|
|Groupings Governed by Key Cultural Concepts of the T'boli|
|The Personification of Instruments in Some West African Classifications|
|Cognitive Categories, Paradigms, and Taxonomies among the 'Are'are|
|A Finnish-Karelian Taxonomy as a Historiographical Tool Epilogue: The Seamless Web Notes Bibliography Glossary of Terms Used in Classification Theory|