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Cosmology - A Cultural Perspective

Ultimately, Cosmology is “the study of the origin, evolution, and eventual fate of the Universe”.  Cosmology is also considered the way we view ourselves and our species, on a microscopic and macroscopic scale.   412 more words


Ethnomusicology: A Very Short Introduction (Book Review)

Ethnomusicology: A Very Short Introduction, by Timothy Rice. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. 151 pp.

Reviewed by Jonathan L. Friedmann, Ph.D.

Since its formal establishment in the mid-twentieth century, ethnomusicology has campaigned admirably against the misrepresentation of music as a detached art. 582 more words


Musical Autobiography

Music plays a massive role in my life. I have been immersed in an audio design program so music is rapidly becoming my profession. Though music has become work for me, it is still an outlet and a source of relaxation and meditation. 240 more words


Authenticity: A word ethnos love to hate

Liza’s wonderful blog post about Gnawa music got me thinking. Her questions regarding the authenticity of what she saw in the restaurant are near and dear to most ethnomusicological research. 289 more words


David Oistrakh plays Kodaly Three Hungarian Dances 1954 (great compositions/performances)

David Oistrakh plays Kodaly Three Hungarian Dances 1954

David Oistrakh (1908-1974), Russian violinist

Zoltan Kodaly (1882-1967)
Drei Ungarische Tanze (Three Hungarian Dances)

Naum Walter, piano

Recorded in 1954

A light delve into the world of Ethnomusicology!

Amongst many of my guilty pleasures is ethnomusicology, the study of music of different cultures! The great thing about music is that it means different things to different people… it has different functions and identities for different people and societies. 1,323 more words


Internship opportunities at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Interested in museum studies and/or ethnomusicology? Check out a variety of internship possibilities at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland!


“The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum offers excellent internship opportunities to eligible college or graduate school students. 28 more words