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Mantle Hood

Globe front page Boston. In the s, he came out of retirement in Hawaii to become Senior Distinguished Professor at the University of Maryland, Baltimore Countywhere he remained erhnomusicologistestablishing an ethnomusicology program.

Tom Houghton is currently reading it Feb 12, Nathan Maghlaoui marked it as to-read Jul 14, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Hood applied the term to music the same way a linguist would when describing someone who spoke two languages.

While Hood was not the first ethnomusicologist to attempt learning to perform the music being studied, he gave the approach a name in his article on bi-musicality. Retrieved 27 June Thanks for telling us about the problem. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Views Read Edit View history. Hardcoverpages. It has been an important ethnomusicological research tool ever since.

Anthony Auston added it Feb 01, Open Preview See a Problem? Hood saw it as a way to teach students respect and understanding for ”people and cultures different from their own,” DjeDje said.


Despite his talent as a musician, he had no plans to make it his profession. Be the first to ask a question about The Ethnomusicologist. This article needs additional citations for verification.

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Between and Mantle Hood studied Western music under composer Ernst Toch and composed several hoood pieces. The student is also able to better connect socially with the community being studied and have better access to the community’s rituals and performances. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Ferry Rukmana marked it as to-read Jul 09, Hood, matle Chung, shot footage in Ghana and Nigeria for their filmAtumpan: There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Refresh and try again. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The inspiration of “bi-musical” was “bi-lingual”. Nick rated it really liked it Feb 23, Hood had been traveling the world from the time he graduated from UCLA inwhere he earned a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in music.

Hood pioneered, in the s and s, a new approach to the study of music, and the creation of the first American university program devoted to ethnomusicologyat the University of California, Los Angeles UCLA.

He also served as President of the Society for Ethnomusicology from to Mantle Hood June 24, — July 31, was an American ethnomusicologist. Today free Yesterday free. The approach enables ethnomuslcologist researcher to, in some manner, learn about music “from the inside”, and thereby experience its technical, conceptual and aesthetic challenges.


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Trivia About Bood Ethnomusicolo Mantle Hood explained ethnomusicology as being the “study of music wherever and whenever. Erika Soveranes rated it really liked it Nov 19, Myers of Bard College at Simon’s Rockand others. The Ethnomusicologist by Mantle Hood. Want to Read saving….

InHood outlined key principles of his quantum theory – influenced thinking in his paper “Ethnomusicology’s Bronze Age in Y2K,” delivered as the Seeger Lecture at the congress of the Society for Ethnomusicology held in Austin, Texas. Allison rated it liked it Aug 23, Hood’s work spawned a legion of teachers and leaders of the more than gamelan groups in the United States today.

The Ethnomusicologist

In subsequent years, a core group continued to explore new paradigms inspired by Hood’s concepts, and worked through correspondence and meetings. He urged them to learn to play a native instrument — for example, drums for a student of West African music. He wrote his Ph.

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