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An Ethnology of Arizona Early Music Performers in the Twentieth Century

Abstract ABSTRACT A cultural overview of the so-called "early music movement" in Arizona, specifically the musicians who performed early music in the mid-to-late twentieth century, has never been undertaken. In applying ethnographic methods to Western art music, Kay Kaufman Shelemay suggests, in her 2001 article, "Toward an Ethnomusicology of the Early Music Movement," that a musical anthropology "would seem to hold great potential for the study of `Western music.'" In this paper I analyze and discuss issues related to "early music" in Arizona from roughly 1960 to 2008. In focusing primarily on the musicians themselves, I address issues in three primary areas: 1) the repertory and the so-called "early... (more)
Created Date 2010
Contributor De Fazio, James Michael (Author) / Haefer, John R (Advisor) / Solis, Theodore (Committee member) / Saucier, Catherine (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / Cultural Anthropology / early music
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 98 pages
Language English
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Note M.A. Music 2010
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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