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Thinking Musically Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture

By Wade, Bonnie C
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UPC Code 9780199844869
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As the cornerstone of the Global Music Series, Thinking Musically, Third Edition, explores musical diversity by integrating the sounds and traditions of world cultures. Bonnie C. Wade discusses how various cultural influences-gender, ethnicity, mass media, westernization, nationalism, and
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As the cornerstone of the Global Music Series, Thinking Musically, Third Edition, explores musical diversity by integrating the sounds and traditions of world cultures. Bonnie C. Wade discusses how various cultural influences-gender, ethnicity, mass media, westernization, nationalism, and acculturation-are shaping music and the ways that we experience it.

Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • CD Track List
  • A Note to Readers
    1. Thinking about Music
      • People
            --Music Makers
            --Listeners
      • Music
            --In Terms of Sound
            --Calling Something "Music"
            --Aesthetic Values in Music
      • Meaning
            --Music and Textual Meaning
            --Music as Text
      • Use
      • Transmission of Musical Knowledge
            --Oral and Aural Transmission
            --Visual Transmission in the form of notation
    2. Thinking about Instruments
      • Instruments as Objects
            --Ideas about Instrument Types
            --Ideas about Particular Instruments
            ---Associations of Sexuality and Gender
            ---Spiritual Associations
            ---Cultural Status
            ---Aesthetic Value
            ---Item of Technology
            ----Item of Commodity
            ---Timbre and Aesthetics of Sound
      • Instruments in Musical Practice
            --Instrumental Capacity
            --Ideas about Ensemble
            ---Heterogeneous and Homogeneous
            ---- Sound Ideals
            ---Musical Roles
            ---Aesthetics of Ensembles
    3. Thinking about Time
      • Rhythm
            --Free Rhythm
            --Rhythm for the Text Alone
            ---From free rhythm to relatively more organized time
            --Pulse/Beat
      • Organizing Time into Units
            ---At the lever of a Single Beat
            ---Metric Structures with Flexible Means of Articulation
            ---Duple and Triple Meters
            ---Some Other Meters
            ---South Indian T?la
            ---Metric Structures with Given Means of Articulation
            ---Southeast Asian Colotomic Meter
            ---North Indian T?la
            ---Middle Eastern Rhythmic Modes
            ---Rhythmic Groupings
            ---Korean Changdan
            ---Polyrhythm
      • Speed
    4. Thinking about Pitch
      • Pitch
            --Pitch Names
            ---Syllables
            ---Numbers
            ---Letters
      • Setting the Pitch
            --Who Sets the Pitch
            --Pitch Placement
      • Pitches in Succession
            --Intervals
            ---Naming Intervals
            ---Microtones
            --Scale
            ---The Chromatic Scale
            ---Diatonic Scales
            ---The "Oriental" Scale
            --Number of Pitches in an Octave
            --Pitch Functions
            --Melodic Mode
      • Simultaneous Pitches
            --Naming "Vertical" Intervals
            --Dissonance and Consonance
            --Western Functional Harmony
            --Tone Clusters
      • Interplay Among Melodic and Harmonic Parts
            --Performing One Melody
            ---Solo and in Unison
            ---Interlocking Parts
            ---Rounds
            ---Heterophony
            --Performing One Melody with Another Part
            ---Melody and Drone
            ---Melody and Chords
            --Performing Multiple Melodies
            ---Polyphony
            ---Melody and Ostinato
    5. Thinking about Structuring
      • Improvising and Composing
            --Persons Who Compose
      • Putting Something Significant First
            --Sonata Form
            --North Indian Instrumental Form
      • Coming to an End
      • Telling the Story
            --Music for the Moment
            --Through-composed Music
            --Contrasting Instrumentation
            --Strophic Form
      • Responding to the Context
            --Audience-Performer Interaction
            --Intra-ensemble Interaction
            --Music and Movement
      • Social Values
    6. Thinking Critically about Issues
      • Encounters and Identities
            --A Focus on Influences
            --A Focus on Boundaries
            ---The National Community
            ---Regional Identity
            ---Gender
            ---Multiple Identities
      • Authenticity
      • Transcending Boundaries
            --The Mass Media
            --Globalization
            --The Local
    7. Thinking about Fieldwork
      • Picking a Project
      • Planning the Project
      • Doing the Project
      • Finishing the Project
  • Glossary of Musical Terms
  • References
  • Index
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