Music of the First Nations: Tradition and Innovation in Native North America

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Authors Tara Browner
Year 2009
Pages 176
Publisher University of Illinois Press
Language en
ISBN 9780252022210
File Size 2.84 MB
File Format EPUB
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This unique anthology presents a wide variety of approaches to an ethnomusicology of Inuit and Native North American musical expression. Contributors include Native and non-Native scholars who provide erudite and illuminating perspectives on aboriginal culture, incorporating both traditional practices and contemporary musical influences. Gathering scholarship on a realm of intense interest but little previous publication, this collection promises to revitalize the study of Native music in North America, an area of ethnomusicology that stands to benefit greatly from these scholars' cooperative, community-oriented methods.