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Mantle Hood, a pioneer in the field of ethnomusicology and founder of the ethnomusicology program at UCLA, died from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. The Ethnomusicologist [Mantle Hood] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Ethnomusicologist has 6 ratings and 0 reviews: Published January 1st by Kent State Univ Pr, pages, Hardcover.

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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Retrieved from ” https: He envisioned a complete approach to the study of his field. Hood died in Ellicott City, Maryland.

Hood joined the UCLA faculty in and created what is now the department of ethnomusicology in Tyler added it Feb 22, Schumacher and Myers delivered related papers at the annual conference of the European Seminar in Ethnomusicology, mantlee in Barcelona, Spain, September 20—25, Deborah Rankin rated it really liked it Jun 17, He urged them to learn to play a native instrument — for example, drums for a student of West African music.

He earned a doctorate at the University of Amsterdam, where he wrote a dissertation on Javanese music. The approach enables the researcher to, in some manner, learn about music “from the inside”, and thereby experience mantlw technical, conceptual and aesthetic challenges. He hooe that the contours of the balungan nuclear theme melody are the primary determinants of Javanese musical modes.

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. This page was last edited on 3 Decemberat Myers of Bard College at Simon’s Rockand others. Retrieved 27 June Thanks for telling us about the problem. This article needs additional citations for verification.


Mantle Hood

Heidi added it Aug 10, Among other areas, he specialized in studying gamelan music from Indonesia. Hood wrote numerous novels, scholarly books and articles in journals and encyclopedias. He ethnomusicolkgist the faculty at UCLA where he established the first gamelan performance program in the United States in Bondet marked it as to-read May 21, Hood saw it as a way to teach students respect and understanding for ”people and cultures different from their own,” DjeDje said.

In the following year, seminars in ethnomusicology were held in Venice, Italy. Books by Mantle Hood. Nick rated it really liked it Feb 23, December Learn how and when to remove this template message.

Bret rated it really liked it Sep 27, Ivan Moran rated mabtle liked it Sep 21, Hood pioneered, in the s and s, a new approach to the study of music, and the creation of the first American university program devoted to ethnomusicologyat the University of California, Los Angeles UCLA. Past 30 days Last 12 months.

The Ethnomusicologist by Mantle Hood

Open Preview See a Problem? In subsequent years, a core group continued to explore new paradigms inspired by Hood’s concepts, and worked through ethnomussicologist and meetings.

While Hood was not the first ethnomusicologist efhnomusicologist attempt learning to perform the music being studied, he gave the approach a name in his article on bi-musicality. Common practice now, it was considered novel when he introduced the idea, which he called bi-musicality. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Hardcoverpages. The University of Melbourne.


Mantle Hood, 87, dies

Want to Read saving…. InHood outlined key principles of his quantum theory – influenced thinking in his paper “Ethnomusicology’s Bronze Age in Y2K,” delivered as the Seeger Lecture at the congress of the Society for Ethnomusicology held in Austin, Texas.

A renowned expert ethnomusicologizt Javanese and Balinese music and cultureHood received honors from the Indonesian government for his research, among them the conferral of the title Ki literally “the venerable” in msntle, and in was one of the first non-Indonesians to be honored with membership into the Dharma Kusuma Society of National Heroes. Today free Yesterday free. Nathan Maghlaoui marked it as to-read Jul 14, Tom Houghton is currently reading it Feb 12, Born and reared in Springfield, IllinoisHood studied piano as a child and played clarinet and tenor saxophone in regional jazz clubs in his teens.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Now Javanese, SpanishHindi, Portuguese, Navajo, Finnish, Quechua, Korean or any other topic-relevant language can fulfill foreign-language etthnomusicologist. Retrieved 24 November Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Return to Book Page. He wrote his Ph. To ask other ghe questions about The Ethnomusicologistplease sign up.

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