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  1. Key Books 11 items
    1. Shadows in the Field: New Perspectives for Fieldwork in Ethnomusicology - Gregory F. Barz, Timothy J Cooley 1997

      Book Essential

    2. Shadows in the Field: New Perspectives for Fieldwork in Ethnomusicology - Gregory F. Barz, Timothy J. Cooley 2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential

    3. Ethnomusicology: A Very Short Introduction - Timothy Rice 2013 (electronic book)

      Book Essential

    4. The New (Ethno)Musicologies - Henry Stobart 2008 (electronic book)

      Book Essential

    5. Ethnography: Principles in Practice - Martyn Hammersley, Paul Atkinson 2007 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    6. Ethnography: Principles in Practice - Martyn Hammersley, Paul Atkinson 2007

      Book 

  2. Other useful general books 5 items
    1. Music, Culture, & Experience: Selected Papers of John Blacking - John Blacking, Reginald Byron, Bruno Nettl 1995

      Book Recommended

    2. Ethnomusicology - 1: An Introduction - Helen Myers 1992

      Book Recommended

    3. Ethnomusicology: A Contemporary Reader - Jennifer C Post 2006

      Book Recommended

    4. Ethnomusicology: A Contemporary Reader - Jennifer C. Post 2006 (electronic book)

      Book Recommended

  3. Topic 1 9 items
    Starting a Research Project: establishing contacts, interview techniques, research proposals, the ‘field’
    1. Reading 4 items
      1. The Professional Stranger: An Informal Introduction to Ethnography - Michael Agar 1996

        Book Essential Read: ‘Who are you to do this? (91-111) and ‘Beginning Fieldwork’ (133-166)

      2. The Study of Ethnomusicology: Thirty-One Issues and Concepts - Bruno Nettl 2005 (electronic book)

        Book Essential Read chapters 10 and 14.

    2. Further Reading 5 items
      1. Fieldwork - Helen Myers 1992

        Chapter Further

      2. Field Technology - Helen Myers 1992

        Chapter Further

  4. Topic 2 36 items
    Ethics and epistemology: Research with human participants
    1. Reading 5 items
      1. EMIC/ETIC - Marina Terkourafi

        Book Essential

    2. Further Reading 16 items
      1. Ethnomusicology and the Emic/Etic Issue - Alvarez-Pereyre, Frank--Arom, Simha 1993

        Article Further

      2. The Ethics of Ethnography - Elizabeth Murphy, Robert Dingwall

        Chapter Recommended

      3. Knowing Fieldwork - Jeff Titon 1997

        Chapter Recommended

      4. Knowing Fieldwork - Jeff Titon 1997

        Chapter Recommended

    3. Additional references 15 items
      1. Beyond the Academy - Tina K. Ramnarine 2008

        Chapter Essential

      2. Beyond the Academy - Tina K. Ramnarine 2008

        Chapter Essential

      3. The Study of Ethnomusicology: Thirty-One Issues and Concepts - Bruno Nettl 2005 (electronic book)

        Book Further Read chapters 11 and 15.


      4. The Musical Mode of Discourse - Mantle Hood 1982

        Chapter Further

      5. Ethical Issues - Mark Slobin 1992

        Chapter Further

      6. Ethical Issues - Mark Slobin 1992

        Chapter Further

  5. Topic 3 14 items
    Constructing the Field: the politics of representation and decolonizing scholarship
    1. Reading 7 items
      1. The Invention of African Rhythm - Kofi Agawu 2003

        Chapter Essential

      2. On Ethnographic Authority - James Clifford 1988

        Chapter Essential

    2. Further Reading 7 items
      1. Three Women of Herat: A Memoir of Life, Love and Friendship in Afghanistan - Veronica Doubleday 2006

        Book Further Read chapter on the performer.

      2. At Home in the World - Michael D. Jackson 2000

        Book Further Read chapter 1.

      3. Knowing the Oriental - Edward Said 2003

        Chapter Further

  6. Topic 5 22 items
    Fieldnotes and participant observation
    1. Reading 4 items
    2. Further reading 7 items
      1. Chapters 2 - 5

        Chapter Recommended

      2. Fieldwork in Common Places - Mary Louise Pratt

        Chapter Further

    3. Additional references 11 items
      1. On Collecting Art and Culture - James Clifford 1988

        Chapter Further

  7. Topic 6 18 items
    Interviewing, transcription and analysis
    1. Reading 3 items
    2. Further Reading 7 items
      1. Ethnographic Interviewing - Barbara Sjerman Heyl

        Chapter Recommended

      2. Chapters 2-5

        Chapter Recommended

    3. Additional references 8 items
      1. Time, Place and Music: An Anthology of Ethnomusicological Observation C. 1550 to C. 1800 - Frank Llewellyn Harrison 1973

        Book Essential Chapter 2, Juan de Torquemada. Pp. 25 & 37-49.

      2. Ethnomusicology: Historical and Regional Studies - Helen Myers 1993

        Book Further Pp. 19-76.

      3. Books in the Nineties: A Collaborative Review Essay. Part I - Victoria Lindsay Levine, Hiromi Lorraine Sakata, Melinda Russell 24/2001

        Article Further

  8. Topic 7 16 items
    Capturing, Measuring & Comparing Music: Comparative Musicology and the Art of Transcription
    1. Reading 5 items
      1. The Cultural Study of Music: A Critical Introduction - Martin Clayton, Trevor Herbert, Richard Middleton 2012

        Book Essential Clayton, Martin (2003). “Comparing Music, Comparing Musicology”.

      2. The Cultural Study of Music: A Critical Introduction - Martin Clayton, Trevor Herbert, Richard Middleton 2012 (electronic book)

        Book Essential Clayton, Martin (2003). “Comparing Music, Comparing Musicology”.

      3. A Study of Omaha Indian Music - Alice C. Fletcher, John Comfort Fillmore, Francis La Flesche 1994

        Book Essential Read xv-xxi from Introduction by Helen Myers, and pp. 59-77 by John Comfort Fillmore

      4. Comparative musicology and anthropology of music: essays on the history of ethnomusicology - Philip V. Bohlman, Bruno Nettl 1991

        Book Essential Shelemay, Kay Kaufman (1991). “Recording technology, the record industry, and ethnomusicological scholarship”

    2. Further Reading 6 items
      1. Comparative Musicology and Anthropology of Music: Essays on the History of Ethnomusicology - Philip V. Bohlman, Bruno Nettl 1991

        Book Further Christensen, D (1991). "Erich M. von Hornbostel, Carl Stumpf, and the Institutionalisation of Comparative Musicology”.

      2. On Collecting Art and Culture - James Clifford 1988

        Chapter Further

      3. Comparative Musicology and Anthropology of Music: Essays on the History of Ethnomusicology - Philip V. Bohlman, Bruno Nettl 1991

        Book Further Schneider, A (1991) “Psychological Theory and Comparative Musicology" Pp. 293-317.

    3. Readings on Transcription 5 items
      1. Ethnomusicology: 1: An Introduction - Helen Myers 1992

        Book Recommended Ellingson, Ter: ‘Notation’, pp.153-164

      2. Transcription and Notation - Mantle Hood 1971

        Chapter Recommended

  9. Topic 8 6 items
    An American Dream from a European Nightmare? The Rise and Institutionalisation of Ethnomusicology
    1. Reading 2 items
      1. Ethnomusicology: 1: An Introduction - Helen Myers 1992

        Book Essential Myers, Helen (1992). “Ethnomusicology”. Pp. 3-18

      2. Comparative Musicology and Anthropology of Music: Essays on the History of Ethnomusicology - Philip V. Bohlman, Bruno Nettl 1991

        Book Essential Nettl, Bruno (1991). “The Dual Nature of Ethnomusicology in North America: The Contribution of Charles Seeger and George Herzog”. Pp. 266-274.

    2. Additional Reading 4 items
      1. The Anthropology of Music - Alan P. Merriam 1964

        Book Further Chapter 1. “The Study of Ethnomusicology”. Pp. 3-16

      2. The Musical Human: Rethinking John Blacking's Ethnomusicology in the Twenty-First Century - Suzel Ana Reily c2006

        Book Further Reily, Suzel Ana (2008). “John Blacking in the Twenty-First Century: An Introduction”. Pp. 1-16.

  10. Topic 9 37 items
    Audio and video recording in ethnomusicology
    1. Reading 4 items
    2. Further reading 11 items
    3. Additional Reading 22 items
      1. Introduction - Henry Stobart 2008

        Chapter Further

      2. Introduction - Henry Stobart 2008

        Chapter Further

      3. We Are All (Ethno)musicologists Now - Nicholas Cook 2008

        Chapter Further

      4. Music, Talent, and Performance: A Conservatory Cultural System - Henry Kingsbury 1988

        Book Further Read Chapter 1.

      5. Music, Talent, and Performance: A Conservatory Cultural System - Henry Kingsbury 1988 (electronic book)

        Book Further Read Chapter 1.

      6. Unchanging Music - Bruno Nettl 1985

        Chapter Further

      7. Introduction - Jennifer C. Post 2006

        Chapter Further

      8. Introduction - Jennifer C. Post 2006

        Chapter Further

      9. Ethnomusicology in the Modern World - Timothy Rice 2014

        Chapter Further

  11. Topic 10 12 items
    Critical perspectives on ethnographic writing
    1. Readings 3 items
      1. Partial Truths - James Clifford

        Chapter Essential

    2. Further reading 9 items
      1. Chapters 7 and 8 - Emerson & Fretz

        Chapter 

      2. Chapter 15. Records - Bruce Jackson

        Chapter Further

      3. Chapter 15 and 16 - Kvale & Brinkmann

        Chapter Recommended

      4. Phenomenology and Ethnography - Ilia Maso

        Chapter Recommended

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