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Derek B. Scott - Music, Culture, and Society: A Reader - 9780198790112 - V9780198790112
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Music, Culture, and Society: A Reader

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Description for Music, Culture, and Society: A Reader Hardback. The 1990s have seen a growth of interest in questions of music history and meaning, together with their relationships to culture and society. This reader includes works which explore the cultural and social significance of music. Editor(s): Scott, Professor Derek B. Num Pages: 248 pages, 2 figures, 22 music examples. BIC Classification: AV; JFC; JHM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 242 x 162 x 19. Weight in Grams: 523.
The past ten years have witnessed an enormous growth of interest in questions of musical meaning and the extent to which it is informed by cultural experience and socially-derived knowledge. This collection of readings will stimulate further debate. It includes critically-acclaimed work which broke new ground in exploring the cultural significance of music and its social meanings, and which had a marked impact on musicology throughout the Western world. Three dozen extracts, a number of them no longer in print elsewhere, are grouped thematically to address such issues as music and language, the body, class, production, and consumption. The extracts ... Read more

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About Derek B. Scott
Derek B. Scott is Head of Department and Chair of Music at the University of Salford

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There is much to enjoy in Music, Culture, and Society, many of the readings making one want to go away and read more ... This is very much a collection to dip into, rather than to read from cover to cover, and will thus prove useful for postgraduates, or for musicologists wishing to get some idea about debates outside their ... Read more

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