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Curricular Unit: World Music II
Code: LCM020
Cientific area: Musical Sciences

Learning Outcomes

> To acquire knowledge of the most relevant aspects of the history of ethnomusicology

> To analyze and reflect upon musical diversity that characterizes different musical cultures in the theoretical andpractical aspects

> To know the different processes that characterize the modernization of musical practices in different humangroups

>To reflect upon issues that are key concerns in this domain nowadays

> To address several analysis strategies, organization and interpretation of data collected through field research


> Domain and definitions of Ethnomusicology

> Fieldwork Methodology

> Musical Cultures: Portugal, Europe, Africa, Middle East, Far East, America

Teaching Methodologies

> Discussion of texts

> Listening and commenting different musical practices

> Presentation of visual documentation where appropriate


CÁMARA, Enrique, Etnomusicologia, Madrid: Ediciones del ICCMU, 2003

CASTELO-BRANCO, Salwa, (dir.) Enciclopédia da música em Portugal no Século XX, INET, Lisboa: Círculo de Leitores, 2010

CRUCES, Francisco y Otros eds., Las culturas musicales. Lecturas de Etnomusicologia, ed. Trotta, S.A., 2001

MERRIAM, Alan, The Anthropology of Music, Evanston, Northwestern University Press, 1984

MYERS, Helen ed., Ethnomusicology: an Introduction, New York, W.W. Norton, 1992

NETTL, Bruno, The Study of Ethnomusicology: Twenty-Nine Issues and Concepts, Urbana, The University of Illinois Press, 1983

SADIE, Stanley (ed.) The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2001

STOKES, Martin, Ethnicity, Identity and Music, Oxford, Berg, 1994

STONE, Ruth et al., Garland Encyclopedia of World Music (Vols. 1, 6, 8, 10), Garland Publishing, 1997

TITON, Jeff (ed.), Worlds of Music. An Introduction to the Music of the World’s Peoples, New York, SchirmerBooks, 2001

Teaching Staff
Rui Cabral Lopes