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Title Performing ethnomusicology : teaching and representation in world music ensembles / edited by Ted Solís.

Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [2004]


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 UniM Southbank  780.89 PERF    AVAILABLE
Physical description vii, 322 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-302) and index.
Contents Introduction. Teaching what cannot be taught: an optimistic overview / Ted Solis -- pt. 1. Sounding the other: Academic world music ensembles in historical perspective. 1. Subject, object, and the ethnomusicology ensemble: the ethnomusicological 'we' and 'them' / Ricardo D. Trimillos. 2. 'A bridge to Java': four decades teaching gamelan in America: interview with Hardja Susilo / by David Harnish, Ted Solis and J. Lawrence Witzleben. 4. Opportunity and interaction: the gamelan from Jave to Wesleyan / Sumarsam. 4. 'Where's "one"?': musical encounters of the ensemble kind / Gage Averill.
pt. 2. Square Pegs and spokesfolk: serving and adapting to the academy. 5. A Square peg in a round hole: teaching Javanese gamelan in the ensemble paradigm of the academy / Roger Vetter. 6. 'No, not "Bali hai"!': challenges of adaptation and orientalism in performing and teaching Balinese gamelan / David Harnish. 7. Cultural interactions in an Asian context: Chinese and Javanese ensembles in Hong Kong / J. Lawrence Witzleben.
pt. 3. Patchworkers, actors and ambassadors: representing ourselves and others. 8. 'Can't help but speak, can't help but play': dual discourse in Arab music pedagogy: interview with Ali Jihad Racy / by Scott Marcus and Ted Solis. 9. The African ensemble in America: contradictions and possibilities / David Locke. 10. Klez goes to college / Hankus Netsky. 11. Creating a community, negotiating among communities: performing Middle Eastern music for a diverse Middle Eastern and American public / Scott Marcus.
pt. 4. Take-off points: creativity and pedagogical obligations. 12. Bilateral negotiations in bimusicality: insiders, outsiders, and the 'real version' in Middle Eastern music performance / Anne K. Rasmussen. 13. Community of comfort: negotiating a world of 'Latin Marimba' / Ted Solis. 14. What's the 'it' that we learn to perform?: teaching BaAka music and dance / Michelle Kisliuk and Kelly Gross. 15. 'When can we improvise?': the place of creativity in academic world music performance / David W. Hughes -- Afterword: Some closing thoughts from the first voice: interview with Mantle Hood / by Ricardo Trimillos. Works cited. List of contributors. Index.
Other author Solís, Ted.
Subject Ethnomusicology.
World music -- Instruction and study.
Folk music groups.
ISBN 0520238745 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520238311 (paperback: alk. paper)