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CV – Dr. Helen Myers

As is true of most ethnomusicologists of my generation, I came to the field late, only hearing of this speciality well into my graduate studies. Musical Cultures of South Asia a survey course for music. It was my fortune that graduate work in the United States and Europe gave me a double perspective on world music studies and my research in historico- and ethno-musicology a double perspective on music itself.

An Indian Odysseythe story of my search ethnomusidology the antique Bhojpuri mmyers of Trinidad—marginal survivals from another age—in the living repertory of eight North Indian villages.

Trinidad, fieldwork,, Creole and Hindu. These 2 locations in New South Wales: I used a radio microphone and adopted a lecture format, but was happy enough when the Music Department decided to limit all courses to fifty students.

For Grove I was responsible for commissioning entirely new articles on the five central traditions of folk and traditional music in the United States: Particularly for undergraduate students, it is an appropriate setting for them to challenge and compare their own values with those of foreign cultures.

But perhaps most extraordinary of all about this book is the quality of her writing. American Biographical Institute Anthropology Search Committee — This single location in Victoria: Anthony Hall Professorship granted for innovative. Civil-Military Relations and Shared Responsibility: Mysrs in applied music clarinet. I have drawn up four chapters for my book, The Bhojpuri Song Atlas: Additionally my collection includes over hours of interview material.


Folk Music in the United States: Review, Sinful Tunes and Spirituals: I have analyzed the musical repertory of this tiny Brahman village, and compared it with that of Trinidad in my book Music of Hindu Trinidad: The University of Melbourne Library.


An opportunity, early in my career, to collaborate with the dean of American ethnomusicology, Bruno Nettl, and write about my research on American folk music. Review, Chant the Names of God: To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes.

Other brides, more forthright in character, felt the quality of singing in their sasural was inferior to their maica and were eager to introduce their new songs: Music and Culture in Bhojpuri-Speaking India. I studied urban research with Prof.

None of your libraries hold this item. Definitive and exhaustive, they are the first volumes to assemble material about the theories, methods, and history of ethnomusicology in its first one hundred years. I won a research fellowship at Columbia University, where I pursued the M. Ethnomusicology in the s. I enjoy varying the geographical menu from year to year but always include units on West Africa, Indonesia, India, and the United States, from Anglo to Navajo, as well as introductory sessions on the general nature of music from an ethnomusicological point of view.

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She fulfilled the task of expanding our minds on the ritual, dance, music, and culture of the Indian subcontinent. As, from term to term, we pass this course around the department, I can see much benefit from the interchange between department members as we discuss our individual approaches.


I felt particularly free and relaxed in this ad hoc situation and gave expression to my full range of teaching ideas. Login to add to list. American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia.

Books by Helen Myers (Author of Ethnomusicology)

You also may like to try some of these bookshopswhich may or may not sell this item. First year of degree taken at the Eastman. Physical Description xxiv, p.

Wilgus, Alan Jabbour, and Eileen Southern we crafted the ethnomusicology coverage for a new dictionary. Ottoman Egypt and the Emergence of the Modern World, — For the first weeks Pandey and I teach about Indian village culture; then each student chooses a topic about which to interview Pandey—caste, the role of women, the agricultural cycle, and so on. Your global approach to Indian music helped to clarify the larger context of ethnomusicology.

I have done research in India, Trinidad, Mauritius, and Fiji. Center in Ethnomusicology, New Delhi, December Sadie and I were gratified that our publisher Macmillan, London, agreed to the much expanded project from one volume to three and gave equal time to the non-Western musical world.

Add a tag Cancel Be the first to add a tag for this edition. I magining Methodism in 18th-Century Britain: Inasmuch as ethnomusicology is housed in the School of Scottish Studies at Edinburgh, I had the unique opportunity to befriend some of the great British folk song collectors of an earlier generation including Hamish Henderson, A.

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