Representing non-Western music in nineteenth-century Britain

Zon, Bennett

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  • Creator Bennett Zon
  • Format Books
  • Publication Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, [2007] ©2007
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  • Physical Details
    • xviii, 344 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9781580462594, 1580462596
  • OCLC ocn123912611

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [303]-331) and index.

Contents

  • Early anthropological influences. Cultural anthropology from the late eighteenth century to the 1850s ; The interplay of anthropology and music : nineteenth-century travel literature ; Music in the literature of anthropology from the 1780s to the 1860s -- Musicology in transition to evolution. Cultural anthropology after Darwin ; From travel literature to academic writing : anthropology in the musical press from the 1830s to the 1930s ; Non-Western music in general music histories : progression toward evolution ; Histories of national music (1) : Henry Chorley and the anthropological background ; Histories of national music (2) : Carl Engel and the influence of Tylor ; Overcoming Spencer : late-century theories of the origin of music -- Individualism and the influence of evolution : Charles Samuel Myers and the role of psychology. Charles Samuel Myers and the general movement toward individualism ; From individualism to individual differences ; The psychological writings and the place of evolution and individual differences ; Myers's ethnomusicological writings -- Retaining cultural identity : A. H. Fox Strangways and the problems of transcription. Transcription and the problems of translating musical culture ; A. H. Fox Strangways and attitudes toward song translation ; Fox Strangways and The music of Hindostan
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