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Mantle Hood June 24, — July 31, was an American ethnomusicologist.

Schumacher and Myers delivered related papers at the annual conference of the European Seminar in Ethnomusicology, held in Barcelona, Spain, September 20—25, Retrieved from ” https: Heidi added it Aug 10, He also strongly proposed that musicology students should know the spoken language of the musical culture ethnomusicoloogist studied.

He also served as President of the Society for Ethnomusicology from to Hood died July 31 at his home in Ellicott City, Md. Bret rated it really liked it Sep 27, Audrey Mitchell is currently reading it Mar 29, Refresh and try again.

Tom Houghton is currently reading it Feb 12, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. This led to the breakdown of the steadfast rule of having to have competence in French and German at many musicology programs. 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 nood attempt ethnonusicologist to perform the music being studied, he gave the approach a name in his article on bi-musicality.


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The Ethnomusicologist by Mantle Hood

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Today free Yesterday free. Hood joined the UCLA faculty in and created what is now the department of ethnomusicology in He moved to Los Angeles in the s and wrote pulp fiction while employed as a draftsman in the hooc industry.

Mantle Hood, 87, founded study of ethnomusicology

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. In subsequent years, a thr group continued to explore new paradigms inspired by Hood’s concepts, and worked through correspondence and meetings. He envisioned a complete approach to the study of his field. Be the first to ask a question about The Ethnomusicologist. Johanna marked it as to-read Jan 11, Lists with This Book.


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Despite his talent as a musician, he had no plans to make it his profession. 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. This page was last edited on 3 Decemberat Nick rated it really liked it Feb 23, Allison rated it liked it Aug 23, Myers of Bard College at Simon’s Rockand others.

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. Erika Soveranes rated it really hoodd it Nov 19, The cause was complications from Alzheimer’s disease, the family said.

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