Table of contents for The study of ethnomusicology : thirty-one issues and concepts / Bruno Nettl.

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 I. The Musics of the World
 1. The Harmless Drudge: Defining Ethnomusicology
 2. The Art of Combining Tones: The Music Concept
 3. Inspiration and Perspiration: The Creative Process
 4. The Universal Language: Universals of Music
 5. The Non-universal Language: Varieties of Music
 6. Apples and Oranges: Comparative Study
 7. I Can't Say a Thing until I've Seen the Score: 
 8. In the Speech Mode: Contemplating Repertories
 9. The Most Indefatigable Tourists of the World: Tunes and 
 Their Relationships
 III. In the Field
 10. Come Back and See Me Next Tuesday: Essentials of 
 11. You Will Never Understand This Music: Insiders and 
 12. Hanging on for Dear Life: Preservation and Archives
 13. I Am the Greatest: Ordinary and Exceptional Musicians
 14. You Call That Fieldwork? Redefining the "Field"
 15. What Do You Think You're Doing? The Host's Perspective 
 IV. In Human Culture
 16. Music and "That Complex Whole": Music in Culture
 17. The Meat-and-Potatoes Book: Musical Ethnography
 18. Music Hath Charms: Uses and Functions
 19. In the Beginning: Origins of Music
 20. The Continuity of Change: On People Changing Their Music
 21. Recorded, Printed, Written, Oral: Traditions
 22. The Basic Unit of All Human Behavior and Civilization: 
 Signs and Symbols
 23. Location, Location, Location! Interpreting Geographic 
 24. The Whys of Musical Style: Determinants 
 V. In All Its Varieties
 25. I've Never Heard a Horse Sing: Musical Stratification
 26. The Creatures of Jubal: Organology
 27. How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall? Teaching and Learning
 28. I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Women's Music, Women in 
 29. Diversity and Difference: Some Minorities
 30. A New Era: The 1990s and Beyond
 31. The Shape of the Story: Remarks on History
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