Music as heritage : historical and ethnographic perspectives
- edited by Barley Norton and Naomi Matsumoto.
- Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2019.
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- 1 online resource.
- SOAS musicology series.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Introduction: Historical and Ethnographic Perspectives on Music as Heritage - Barley Norton and Naomi Matsumoto
- Part 1: Representing Music Heritage
- 1. Musical Heritage as a Cultural and Global Concept - Anthony Pryer
- 2. L'opera dei pupi, Torneo, and Early Opera: Shared Traditions and Intangible Experiences - Naomi Matsumoto
- 3. Audiovisual Media and Performing Arts in Danger - Terada Yoshitaka
- 4. Filming Music as Heritage: The Cultural Politics of Audiovisual Representation - Barley Norton
- Part 2: Safeguarding Music Heritage
- 5. Life Beyond Ritual? Preserving the Shamanic Performance Arts in South Korea Today - Simon Mills
- 6. Safeguarding Kunqu in the People's Republic of China - Min Yen Ong
- 7. Safeguarding the Heart's Home Town: Japanese Folk Song as Intangible Cultural Heritage - David W. Hughes
- 8. The Early-Romantic Piano Concerto and the Lost Cultural Heritage of Improvisation - Rohan H. Stewart-MacDonald
- Part 3: Repositioning Music Heritage
- 9. Folklore, the City and a World in Transition: Intangible Cultural Heritage in Georgia (Caucasus) - Caroline Bithell
- 10. Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage in China: Policies and National Perspectives - Hwee-San Tan
- 11. Cultural Heritage, Sustainability and Innovation in South Indian art music - Lara Pearson
- 12. Heritage within the Avant-Garde? Traditional and Contemporary Musics in Post-War Japan - Rica Narimoto Afterword - Keith Howard.
- (source: Nielsen Book Data)
As economic, technological and cultural change gathers pace across the world, issues of music heritage and sustainability have become ever more pressing. Discourse on intangible cultural heritage has developed in complex ways in recent years, and musical practices have been transformed by safeguarding agendas. Music as Heritage takes stock of these transformations, bringing new ethnographic and historical perspectives to bear on our encounters with music heritage. The volume evaluates the cultural politics, ethics and audiovisual representation of music heritage; the methods and consequences of music transmission across national borders; and the perennial issues of revival, change and innovation. UNESCO's 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage provides an essential reference point for studies of music heritage. However, this volume also pays attention to important spheres of musical activity that lie outside of UNESCO's reach and the reasons why some repertories of music are chosen for safeguarding while others are not. Some practices of art music in Europe explored in this book, for example, have received little attention despite being susceptible to endangerment. Developing a comparative framework that cuts across genre distinctions and disciplinary boundaries, Music as Heritage explores how music cultures are being affected by heritage discourse and the impact of international and national policies on grass-roots music practices.
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