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Defining Ethnomusicology & Music
Transcript of Defining Ethnomusicology & Music
MHL 143: Music In
An Academic Field
The study of music and it's culture
Ideas about music
Activities involving music
Repertories of music
Material culture of music
Let's talk about "your" Music Culture:
Consider the four elements:
Ideas, Activities, Repertories, Materials
How does _______ express these elements?
Studying Other Cultures
way to study a culture?
Observing, Researching, or Participating?
Assumption vs. Truth
How does music interact with the belief systems of a culture?
How does a "social context" affect perception of music?
How does a "historical context" affect perception of music?
What is Music?
Defining the Term
What is your definition of 'Music'?
Write a 1-2 paragraph Essay. Include the following:
What is needed to call something "music"?
What are some examples of "music"?
Caveat: Your definition must be
A Universal Experience
Is Music Universal?
Every culture has music
So yeah...er...maybe not...
But is "Beauty"
Aesthetics of Music, Pg 20
R. Murray Schaefer
Composer, poet, music theorist, and writer
What is "TACET"?
SO WTH IS MUSIC?!?
The Basic Structures of (some) Music:
Rhythm & Meter
The relationship between sound and time
A series of notes or pitches, in succession, that creates a musical phrase
One or more tones/pitches sung/performed at the same time
The structural arrangement(s) of the previous elements
music? What about the Hermit Thrushes?
Syllabus & Welcome:
Main Portal: Canvas
Go Over Syllabus
Contacting the Instructor
Live Music Reports
Syllabus Acknowledgment Form