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American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia. As an ethnomusicologist, my orientation includes the cultural context in which this extraordinary musical repertory developed as well as the analysis of individual masterworks.

CV – Dr. Helen Myers

Lists What are lists? In music education and music theory; after completion of M. It would be quite mistaken to imagine that because what she found there was rich and textured that therefore she had an easy time of it. I ymers received numerous awards and grants from various funding agencies including recently a Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities and a Fulbright Myerz from the State Department, to conduct research on folk music in North India.

The Interpretation of Music Event Among the. Ethnomusicloogy to try my own hand at folklore, I moved to the seaside village of Musselburgh, a few miles outside Edinburgh, and did fieldwork with the fishing community as part of my graduate work — But problems soon arose.


For another approach to texture and polyphony in Africa, students compare five video presentations of West African drumming.

Lloyd, and the remarkable woman who provided inspiration for the folk song revival of the early years of this century, Maud Karpeles. Student involvement is the key to a successful world music class. None of your libraries hold this item.

London and Edinburghethnomudicology —89, —94 Anglo- and Scottish folk. In anthropology my class was one of the last to work with renowned students of the Boas school: A book about the foreigners written by a villager would be both interesting and important for the anthropological community.

Native Perspectives on Western. I began studies at Columbus in fall Homeric Speech and the Origins of Rhetoric.

Review, Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Music, ed. American Music 4 vols. The Animal Answer Guide. Remixing the Civil War: I treasure my work as a teacher as an opportunity to touch for a brief moment all those young minds, promising them tough expectations and gentle understanding. Morton Klass, who introduced me to East Indians of Felicity, Trinidad, and supervised my first visit there in MauritiusJune—NovemberJune—November It was a wonderful occasion for me. Because it embraces fundamental values, a world music class can provide a platform in the liberal arts for those discussions so essential to undergraduates, of truth, of good and evil, of beauty and ugliness, and even of justice and ethics.

Home This editionEnglish, Book, Illustrated edition: She is a person of great charm: John Hopkins University Press, Songs from the India Diaspora II. Queensland University of Technology.


The Musical Portrait of a. Brandeis University Press, I was away from the United States for some fifteen months, with extended stays in Spain, where my brother was living, India, and Southeast Asia. The Fairy Way of Writing: University of the West Indies Press, Pennsylvania folk-song collection from the s.


Skip to content Skip to search. Historical and Regional Studies are both based on field work ethnojusicology present information not previously available, from primary sources around the world.

The central course in an undergraduate ethnomusicology program, World Music offers students a sample of music from uelen cultures of the world and also examines more general issues relating to the essential role of music in human life in war, peace, worship, protest, pleasure, rites of passage, and self-expression. Mau, Uttar Pradesh. Directory14th ed. The Debate in Modern America. Additionally my collection includes over hours of interview material.

For the future, I am applying for grants to extend this song search to the Bhojpuri communities of Guyana, Fiji, and Mauritius. Where the River Meets the Sea.

By Sheri Chinan Biesen. Songs from the India Diaspora. Chapterix Jan. These 6 locations in All: An Introduction Wayne State. Red Dreams, White Nightmares: The Music of India.