Articles about Ethnomusicology

Towards The History of Ideas in Ethnomusicology: Theory and Methods Between the Late 18th and The Early 20th Century
Musicologist (2018) Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 1-31

"The history of ethnomusicology is the history of ideas and concepts of why and how to deal with expressive practices in social formations which are usually located outside the researcher’s primary cultural experience. Ideas in ethnomusicology (comparative musicology, anthropology of ...

Unique Strategies for Teaching With World Music
Orff Echo (2016) Vol. 48, No. 3, pp. 8-12, 14-18

This article is based on the authors' world music expertise and their years of developing related pedagogy. It provides foundational knowledge in ethnomusicology for music teachers, and offers examples to illustrate the subject. Suggested resources have been chosen specifically with ...

Swahili-tongued devils: Kenya's heavy metal at the crossroads of identity
Metal Music Studies (2016) Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 311-324

With an interested global audience noting the rise of rock and heavy metal throughout Africa, Internet-savvy Kenyan musicians have taken advantage of this attention by promoting their bands to audiences over the world. One aspect that separates Kenyan rock and ...

Methodological strategies and challenges in research with small heavy metal scenes: A reflection on entrance, evolution and permanence
Metal Music Studies (2016) Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 273-290

Research on small heavy metal (HM) scenes throughout the world has mostly used ethnographic and qualitative approaches to richly describe the scene and its members. As these research efforts continue to grow around the world, methodological strategies have the opportunity ...