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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Hood joined the UCLA faculty in and created what is now the department of ethnomusicology in The inspiration of “bi-musical” was “bi-lingual”.

Hood died in Ellicott City, Maryland. Mantle Hood explained ethnomusicology as being the “study of music wherever and whenever. Hood’s work spawned a legion of teachers and leaders of the more than gamelan groups in the United States today.

Mantle Hood, 87, founded study of ethnomusicology

Today free Yesterday free. Open Preview See a Problem? From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Hood had been traveling the world from the time he graduated from UCLA inwhere he earned a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in music.

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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. Preview — The Ethnomusicologist by Mantle Hood.

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Bret rated it really liked it Sep 27, Born and reared in Springfield, IllinoisHood studied piano as a child and played clarinet and tenor saxophone in regional jazz clubs in his teens. This led to the breakdown of the steadfast rule of having to have competence in French and German at many musicology programs. Retrieved from ” https: He also served as President of the Society for Ethnomusicology from to Johanna marked it as to-read Jan 11, He joined the faculty at UCLA where he established the first gamelan performance program in the United States in Globe front page Boston.

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Beatrice marked it as to-read Sep 10, 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 ethnomusicology ethnomusicologidt, at the University of California, Los Angeles UCLA. The University of Melbourne.


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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. This article needs additional citations for verification. 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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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. He earned a doctorate at the University of Amsterdam, where he wrote a dissertation on Javanese music. Tyler added it Feb 22, Thanks for telling us about mwntle problem.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Schumacher and Myers delivered related papers at the annual conference of the European Seminar in Ethnomusicology, held in Barcelona, Spain, September 20—25, Ivan Moran rated it liked it Sep 21,