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Sociologists and Music




ISBN 9780887382819
Published September 30, 1989 by Routledge
375 Pages

 
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Book Description

Sociologists have always been fascinated with music. In one way or another they have encountered music as an important social force in its own right, as an accompaniment or byproduct of phenomena they studied (such as youth culture or the drug scene), or as a means for obtaining social compliance (as in religious ceremonies or in the military). This book goes one step toward remedying this situation by culling the existing literature for building blocks toward introducing sociological synthesis and by presenting the English version of the extensive writings on music and society by Paul Honigsheim.

Table of Contents

Sociologists of Music, Major Themes and Variations, The Later Writings of Paul Honigsheim, On the Uses of Music in Soceity, On Various Occasions for the Performane of Music, On the Varirty of Persons and Activities Involved in Making Music, On Class and Relgious Factors in Music, On Music Musiicans and Sponsorship, Omn Economic Asepcts of Music, On Political and Nationalistic Dimensions of Music, On Forms of Music and Society.

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Paul Honigsheim (Author)