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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He also served as President of the Society for Ethnomusicology from to He urged them to learn to play a native instrument — for example, drums for a student of West African music. He wrote his Ph.

Bondet marked it as to-read May manttle, Hood applied the term to music the same way a linguist would when describing someone who spoke two ethnomusicologidt.

Audrey Mitchell is currently reading it Mar 29, Lists with This Book. Tyler added it Feb 22, Ferry Rukmana marked it as to-read Jul 09, In the s, he came out of retirement in Hawaii to become Senior Distinguished Professor at the University of Maryland, Baltimore Countywhere he remained untilestablishing an ethnomusicology program.

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Retrieved 27 June It has been an important ethnomusicological research tool ever since. Hood saw it as a way to teach students respect and understanding for ”people and cultures different from their own,” DjeDje said. Schumacher and Myers delivered related papers at the annual conference of the European Seminar in Ethnomusicology, held in Barcelona, Spain, September 20—25, After completing his doctoral work inHood spent two years in Indonesia doing field research funded by a Ford Foundation fellowship.


In subsequent years, a core group continued to explore new paradigms inspired by Hood’s concepts, and worked through correspondence and meetings. 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.

Hood wrote numerous novels, scholarly books and articles in journals and encyclopedias. Retrieved 24 November This consortium resulted in an interdisciplinary five-day workshop with the keynote paper on this subject held in Trieste, Italy, including scholars in physics, mathematics, acoustics, computer-based musical composition, and ethnomusicology.

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Be the first to ask a question about The Ethnomusicologist. Between and Mantle Hood studied Western music under composer Ernst Toch and composed several classical pieces. Preview — The Ethnomusicologist by Mantle Hood. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Books by Mantle Hood.

Globe front page Boston. Despite his talent as a musician, he had no plans to make it his profession.

Mantle Hood, 87, founded study of ethnomusicology

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This article needs additional citations for verification. InHood outlined key principles of his quantum theory – influenced thinking in his paper “Ethnomusicology’s Bronze Age in Dthnomusicologist delivered as the Seeger Lecture at the congress of the Society for Ethnomusicology held in Austin, Texas.


Mantle Hood explained ethnomusicology as being the “study of music wherever and whenever. The Talking Drums of Ghana Refresh and try again. Anthony Auston added it Feb 01, He was known for a suggestion, somewhat manrle at the time, that his students actually learn to play the music they were studying.

Hood joined the UCLA faculty in and created what is now the department of ethnomusicology in Views Read Edit View history. Hood, ethnomusicologiat Chung, shot footage in Ghana and Nigeria for their filmAtumpan: UCLA quickly became an important American hub of this rapidly developing field. A renowned expert in Javanese and Balinese music and cultureHood received honors from the Indonesian government for his research, among them the conferral of the title Ki literally etnnomusicologist venerable” inand in was one of the first non-Indonesians to be honored with membership into the Dharma Kusuma Society of National Heroes.

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The cause was complications from Alzheimer’s disease, the family said. In the following year, seminars in ethnomusicology were held in Venice, Italy.

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