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  1. Wk 2. Introduction: Music, Power and Meaning 8 items
    1. Prelude: Power and the Play of Music - Laudan Nooshin 2009

      Chapter Essential

    2. Chinese Nationalist and Socialist Ideology Towards Tibetan Music - Anna Morcom 2004

      Chapter Essential p. 18-20, p. 22-23 - Mao Zedong's 'Talks at the Yan’an Conference on Literature and Art'

    3. Chinese Nationalist and Socialist Ideology Towards Tibetan Music - Anna Morcom 2004

      Chapter Essential p. 18-20, p. 22-23 - Mao Zedong's 'Talks at the Yan’an Conference on Literature and Art'. If the record does not open, log in to the digital repository and search for Morcom to find this book. Chapter 1 is the file 5th on the list, 268.37 KB.

    4. The Art of Combining Tones: The Music Concept - Bruno Nettl 2005

      Chapter Essential Read pp. 16-25 from Chapter 2

    5. The Art of Combining Tones: The Music Concept - Bruno Nettl 2005

      Chapter Essential Read pp. 16-25 from Chapter 2

  2. Wk 3. Music, Meaning and Semiotics 7 items
    1. Essential Readings 1 item
      1. Introduction: Why Music Matters - Thomas Turino 2008

        Chapter Essential Essential reading for the course!

    2. Recommended Readings 2 items
      1. Introduction: Music and Meaning in the Commercials - Nicholas Cook 1997

        Chapter Recommended

      2. Signs of Imagination, Identity, and Experience: A Peircian Semiotic Theory for Music - Thomas Turino 1999

        Article Recommended This is an excellent but quite complex reading. For those who would like a less dense version, see Turino's chapter in Essential readings.

    3. Further Readings 4 items
      1. Settling the Score: Music and the Classical Hollywood Film - Kathryn Kalinak 1992

        Book Further Chapters 1 and 2

      2. Musicology and the Semiotics of Popular Music - Phillip Tagg 1987

        Article Further Other work by Philip Tagg is also available from www.tagg.org

      3. Music and Metaphor - Lawrence Zbikowski

        Chapter Further

  3. Wk 4. The Social/Group Power of Music; Music and Identity 22 items
    1. Essential Readings 3 items
      1. Singing as a Creative Activity - Anthony Seeger 2004

        Chapter Essential

      2. Introduction - Christopher Small 1998

        Chapter Essential

      3. A Place for Hearing - Christopher Small 1998

        Chapter Essential

    2. Further Reading: Case Studies 12 items
      1. Why Suya Sing - Anthony Seeger 2004

        Chapter Further

      2. The Routledge History of Social Protest in Popular Music 2017

        Book Recommended A very useful starting point if you're interested in writing about an example of social protest. I recommend browsing the table of contents: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Routledge-History-Social-Protest-Popular/dp/1138216224

    3. Further Reading: General 7 items
      1. The Study of Ethnomusicology: Thirty-One Issues and Concepts - Bruno Nettl 2005 (electronic book)

        Book Further Read pages 244-48 and 254-258 from chapter 18; read the whole of chapters 4 and 5: 42-59

      2. Introduction: Ethnicity, Identity and Music - Martin Stokes 1994

        Chapter Further

      3. The Goffman Reader - Erving Goffman, Charles Lemert, Ann Branaman 1997

        Book Recommended An excellent source on the interplay between individual and social identities, for those of you interested in writing about identity. Goffman is a seminal sociologist on identity as a process of performance - very useful for relating to musical study.

      4. The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life - Erving Goffman 1990

        Book Recommended

      5. Identity: A Reader - Jessica Evans, Paul Du Gay, Peter Redman 2000

        Book Further

  4. Wk 5. Music as Torture and Weapon – Music in Times of War 22 items
    1. Essential Readings 3 items
      1. Music as Torture / Music as Weapon - Suzanne G. Cusick 2006

        Webpage Essential

    2. Further Reading 18 items
      1. Music, Experience and the Anthropology of Emotion - Ruth Finnegan 2012

        Chapter Recommended

      2. Music, Experience and the Anthropology of Emotion - Ruth Finnegan 2012 (electronic book)

        Chapter Recommended Recommended reading for anyone writing about the emotional dimension of music

      3. Hate Music - Claude Chastagner

        Article Further

    3. Video 1 item
      1. Songs of War - Al Jazeera English 2012

        Audio-visual document Further

  5. Wk 6. Music and the Politics of Health 17 items
    1. Essential Readings 2 items
    2. Recommended 7 items
      1. The Meanings of Symptoms and Disorders - Arthur Kleinman 1988

        Chapter Essential

      2. Healing and the Invention of Metaphor: The Effectiveness of Symbols Revisited - Laurence J. Kirmayer 1993-6

        Article Further (For those interested in the semiotics of illness and healing)

      3. Intersubjectivity - Roger Frie (electronic book)

        Chapter Further Found at p. 500-502 (book pages, not e-book pages - this is an encyclopedia and entries are arranged alphabetically, so this is at the end of the 'I' section)

    3. Further Reading (Case Studies) 7 items
      1. The Culture of AIDS in Africa: Hope and Healing in Music and the Arts - Gregory F. Barz, Judah M. Cohen 2011 (electronic book)

        Book Further Browse Table of Contents and read Introduction

      2. AIDS as Human Suffering - Paul Farmer, Arthur Kleinman 1989

        Article Further

    4. Video 1 item
  6. Wk 7: Propaganda, Protest, Mobilisation, Censorship: Overtly Political Uses of Music 21 items
    1. Essential Reading 2 items
      1. Listening - Jacques Attali 1985

        Chapter Essential If you have time also read chapter 5, 'Composing'

      2. Composing - Jacques Attali 1985

        Chapter Recommended

    2. Further Reading (Case Studies) - Read one or more 19 items
      1. Music and Censorship in Afghanistan, 1973-2003 - John Baily 2009 (electronic book)

        Chapter Further

      2. Shoot the Singer!: Music Censorship Today - Marie Korpe 2004

        Book Further Read Introduction and Chapters 1-3

      3. Music in a Socialist Market Economy: The Musical Culture of Tibet Today - Anna Morcom 2004

        Chapter Further Ch. 3 is the 801.97 KB file Ch. 4 is the 502.68 KB file If you have trouble accessing these, log in to the digital repository page and search for Morcom Unity and open the above files

      4. The Voice of the State: Musical Propaganda in Tibet - Anna Morcom 2004

        Chapter Further Ch. 3 is the 801.97 KB file Ch. 4 is the 502.68 KB file If you have trouble accessing these, log in to the digital repository page and search for Morcom Unity and open the above files

  7. Wk 8. Music, Inequality and Wellbeing 16 items
    1. Essential Readings 2 items
      1. Constitution of the World Heath Organization - World Health Organization 2006

        Document Essential Read the first page; glance over the rest

    2. Further Reading 7 items
      1. Music and the Body - Tia DeNora 2000

        Chapter Further

      2. The Relationship of Poverty to Music - Klisala Harrison 2013

        Article Further

      3. Music, Health, and Wellbeing - Raymond A. R. MacDonald, Gunter Kreutz, Laura Mitchell 2012 (electronic book)

        Book Further

      4. Concepts of Being - Marina Roseman 1993

        Chapter Further

    3. Further Theoretical Readings 7 items
      1. The Impact of Creative Initiatives on Wellbeing: A Literature Review - Ros McLellan, Maurice Galton, Susan Steward, Charlotte Page 2012

        Document Further

      2. Anthropology, Inequality, and Disease: A Review - Vinh-Kim Nguyen, Karine Peschard 2003

        Article Further

      3. Development as Freedom - Amartya Sen 2001

        Book Further Chapters 1 and 3

      4. The End of an Era - Richard G. Wilkinson, Kate Pickett 2010

        Chapter Further

      5. Poverty or Inequality? - Richard G. Wilkinson, Kate Pickett 2010

        Chapter Further

  8. Wk 9. Music and Nationalism 22 items
    1. Theoretical Readings (These are mostly very short, so read all of them!) 8 items
      1. Introduction - Benedict Anderson 2016

        Chapter Essential

      2. Introduction - Benedict Anderson 2006

        Chapter Essential

      3. The Study of Folk Music in the Modern World - Philip V. Bohlman 1988

        Book Essential Read pp. 52-57, 106-119, 132-135

      4. Definitions - Ernest Gellner, John Breuilly 2008

        Chapter Essential

      5. Nations and Nationalism since 1780: Programme, Myth, Reality - E. J. Hobsbawm 2012 (electronic book)

        Book Essential pp. 1-13

      6. The Invention of Tradition - E. J. Hobsbawm, T. O. Ranger 1992

        Book Essential pp. 1-14 (and 15-42 if time)

      7. The Invention of Tradition - Eric Hobsbawm 2012

        Book Essential pp. 1-14 (and 15-42 if time) |

    2. Further Readings (Case Studies) - Read one or more 12 items
    3. Further Reading (Theoretical) 2 items
      1. The Narcissism of Minor Differences - Michael Ignatieff 1998

        Chapter Further

  9. Wk 10. Music and Class 19 items
    1. Essential Readings 3 items
      1. Distinction and the Aristocracy of Culture - Pierre Bourdieu 2009

        Chapter Essential

      2. Music and Social Categories - John Shepherd 2012

        Chapter Essential

      3. Music and Social Categories - John Shepherd 2012

        Chapter Essential

    2. Further Reading: Theoretical 9 items
      1. On Popular Music - Theodor W. Adorno 2009

        Chapter Further

      2. Hegemony, Intellectuals, and the State - Antonio Gramsci 2009

        Chapter Further

      3. Base and Superstructure - Karl Marx 2009

        Chapter Further

      4. Ruling Class and Ruling Ideas - Karl Marx, Frederick Engels 2009

        Chapter Further

      5. The Superculture - Mark Slobin 1993

        Chapter Further

      6. Searching for Subculture - Mark Slobin 1993

        Chapter Further

    3. Further Reading: Case Studies 7 items
      1. “I Sing Out to the Youth of the Slums”: Morrissey and Class Disgust - Martin J. Power, Aileen Dillane, Eoin Devereux 2016

        Article Further

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