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Contents Preface 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: Transcription 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 Fieldwork 11. You Will Never Understand This Music: Insiders and Outsiders 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 Distribution 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 Music 29. Diversity and Difference: Some Minorities 30. A New Era: The 1990s and Beyond 31. The Shape of the Story: Remarks on History Works Cited Index
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