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Music Endangerment: How Language Maintenance Can Help

Catherine Grant


Situated within the growing field of applied ethnomusicology, and breaking with a tradition in ethnomusicology of ethnographic and fieldwork-based studies, this book explores the phenomenon of endangered music genres and ways in which the fields of language endangerment and language maintenance may inform efforts to support them. Music Endangerment: How Language Maintenance Can Help is a response to the increasing sense of international urgency to address the wide-scale endangerment of intangible cultural heritage across the world, including music. Through innovative concepts, practical tools, ... More

Keywords: applied ethnomusicology, cultural diversity, ethnomusicology, intangible cultural heritage, language endangerment, language maintenance, music endangerment, music sustainability

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199352173
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199352173.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Catherine Grant, author
Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre, Griffith University