Critical Musicological Reflections: Essays in Honour of by Stan Hawkins

By Stan Hawkins

This choice of unique essays is in tribute to the paintings of Derek Scott at the celebration of his 60th birthday. As one of many best lighting fixtures in serious Musicology, Scott has contributed to shaping the epistemological path for track study because the past due Eighties. there is not any doubt that the trail taken by means of the severe musicologist has been a difficult one, resulting in new conceptions, interactions, and heated debates in past times 20 years. alterations in musicology through the ultimate many years of the 20th century triggered the institution of latest units of theoretical equipment that probed on the social and cultural relevance of song, up to its self-referentiality. all of the students contributing to this e-book have performed a task within the common paradigmatic shift that ensued within the wake of Kerman's demand switch within the Eighties. getting down to handle quite a number methods to theorizing song and promulgating modes of research throughout a variety of repertories, the essays during this assortment will be learn as a coming of age of serious musicology via its lively discussion with different disciplines akin to sociology, feminism, ethnomusicology, historical past, anthropology, philosophy, cultural reviews, aesthetics, media reports, movie tune reports, and gender reviews. the amount presents track researchers and graduate scholars with an up to date authoritative connection with all issues facing the country of serious musicology today.

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