Articles about Ecology

Live Concert Performance: An Ecological Approach
Rock Music Studies (2016) Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 5-23

For the last decade we have been engaged in the study of the history, economics, and sociology of live music in Britain. In this article we will consider the value of "ecology" as an analytic concept (rather than just a ...

Musica, ecologia y desarrollo sostenible en el nordeste transmontano
TRANS (2015) , pp. 1-14

A number of musical and cultural initiatives that aim at fostering ecological values and sustainable development took place in the Iberian Peninsula within the past fifteen years. This relationship between music and ecology has been recently studied in Portugal and ...

UK opera festival continues to be green with ambition
Gig (2015) Vol. 11, No. 6, pp. 7


Inquiry-Based Learning Through Birdsong: An Interdisciplinary Project-Based Experience
Journal of Music Teacher Education (Online) (2015) Vol. 24, No. 3, pp. 37-52

Birdsong as a phenomenon falls at the intersection of two disciplines: ecology and music. The shared space includes bird vocalizations and musical patterns that comprise these vocalizations. The connection between natural sounds and human music has recently garnered attention from ...

"Didgeri-doos" and "Didgeri-don'ts": Confronting Sustainability Issues
The Journal of Music Research Online (2015) Vol. 6, pp. 1-24

Since the 1990s, three discrete groups of aficionados have contributed to an insatiable demand for didjeridus (didgeridoos) in Australia and abroad, prompting environmental stewards (a fourth contesting camp) to promote responsible manufacture and trade to combat forest clear-felling and oversupplies ...

Rolling Stone (2015) , No. 1231, pp. 36-39


Music and Environment: Registering Contemporary Convergences
The Journal of Music Research Online (2015) Vol. 6, pp. 1-18

We take stock of engagement occurring between music and environment and what this heralds for current and future music making and musicology. We consider five contemporary and emerging fields of interest that variously connect the two keyboards: (1) music as ...