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Mantle Hood

He urged them to learn to play a native instrument — for example, drums for a student of West African music. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads hod. Hood applied the term to music the same way a linguist would when describing someone who spoke two languages.

Hood died July 31 at his home in Ellicott City, Md.

He earned a doctorate at the University of Amsterdam, where he wrote a dissertation on Javanese music. After completing his doctoral work inHood spent two years in Indonesia doing field research funded by a Ford Foundation fellowship.

Mantle Hood, 87, dies

Tyler added it Feb 22, He joined the faculty at UCLA where he established the first gamelan performance program in the United States in Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Mantle Hood explained ethnomusicology as being the “study of music wherever and whenever.

Bret rated it really liked it Sep 27, To ask other readers questions about The Ethnomusicologistplease sign up. Nick rated it really liked it Yhe 23, Lists with This Book. It has been an important ethnomusicological research tool ever since.


He also strongly proposed that musicology students should know the spoken ethnomuzicologist of the musical culture being studied. Now Javanese, SpanishHindi, Portuguese, Navajo, Finnish, Quechua, Korean or any other topic-relevant language can fulfill foreign-language requirements.

This led to the breakdown of the steadfast rule of having to have competence in French and German at many musicology programs. Retrieved 27 June Hood, with Chung, shot footage in Ghana and Nigeria for their filmAtumpan: The inspiration of “bi-musical” was “bi-lingual”. Nathan Maghlaoui marked it as to-read Jul 14, Mantle Hood June 24, — July 31, was an American ethnomusicologist.

Beatrice marked it as to-read Sep 10, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Ferry Rukmana marked it as to-read Jul 09, Books by Mantle Hood. Johanna marked it as to-read Jan 11, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Anthony Auston added it Feb 01, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Want to Read saving…. 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.

In the s, he came out of retirement in Hawaii ethnomuusicologist become Senior Distinguished Professor at the University of Maryland, Baltimore Countywhere he remained untilestablishing an ethnomusicology program.


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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Hood joined the UCLA faculty in and created what is now the department of ethnomusicology in Hood wrote numerous novels, scholarly books and articles in journals and encyclopedias. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Refresh and try again. This consortium resulted in an interdisciplinary five-day workshop with the keynote paper on this subject held in Trieste, Italy, including scholars in physics, mathematics, acoustics, computer-based musical composition, and ethnomusicology. Despite his talent as a musician, he had no plans to make it his profession. This article needs additional citations for verification.

Audrey Mitchell is currently reading it Mar 29, While Hood was not the first ethnomusicologist to attempt learning to perform the music being studied, he gave the approach a name in his article on bi-musicality. Hood saw it as a way to teach students respect and understanding for ”people and cultures different from their own,” DjeDje said.

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