Re: ethnomusicology

thomas w kavanagh (tkavanag@INDIANA.EDU)
Wed, 21 Feb 1996 11:09:50 -0500

Well, we don't have a textbook yet, but we do have one of the country's
largest collections of ethnomusicology materials down here in
Bloomington, and are always willing to give tours etc., of the
collections. For some materials see our web page & look under 'Collections'

Come on down to the Archives of Traditional Music also.


On Wed, 21 Feb 1996, ERIC SILVERMAN wrote:

> A colleague and I are interested in any suggestions as to good introductory
> books on ethnomusicology that come with a tape of music, i.e., that can form
> the basis (or the essentials) of theory, ethnographic discussion, and
> representative music from around the world (the colleague, by the way, is
> not an anthropologist, but someone in the school of music).
> Again, what we are really interested in are intro books that focus not on a
> single culture, but instead give an overview of the field, methods, theories,
> and introduce students to the range of world musical traditions.
> But, any suggestions along with way would be great.
> (Oh, the inclusion of actual recordings is very important!)
> Thanks,
> Eric Silverman.