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Problems of Ethnomusicology

Gilbert Rouget
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  • Date Published: July 2009
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521117449

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  • This volume makes available, for the first time in English, some of the major writings of the Romanian ethnomusicologist Constantin Brailoiu. Despite the size and importance of his work and the fact that he was one of the leading ethnomusicologists of his day, Brailoiu has hitherto remained little known to English-speaking scholars. A. L. Lloyd has performed a valuable service by translating a collection of some of his most important theoretical works. These works are the product of meticulous fieldwork and methodological reflection. Brailoiu's broad-minded approach to both the musicological and sociological problems confronted has ensured that they remain indispensable material for all ethnomusicologists.

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    • Date Published: July 2009
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521117449
    • length: 320 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 18 mm
    • weight: 0.47kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface Gilbert Rouget
    Acknowledgements
    1. Musical folklore
    2. Outline of a method of musical folklore
    3. Musicology and ethnomusicology today
    4. Reflections on collective musical creation
    5. Concerning the yodel
    6. On a Romanian ballad
    7. The widening of musical sensibility
    8. Former life
    9. Aksak rhythm
    10. The syllabic giusto
    11. Children's rhythms
    12. Concerning a Russian melody
    13. Songs 'To the dead' from Gorji
    Index.

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    Constantin Brailoiu

    Translator

    A. L. Lloyd

    Contributors

    Gilbert Rouget

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