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On Concepts and Classifications of Musical Instruments

Kartomi first moves through a culture-specific inspection of several societies in Europe, Asia, and Africa, and then, synthesizing current ethnomusicological trends, proceeds to make a large-scale comparative study of classification schemes and the concepts which govern them.


349 pages | 67 line drawings, 2 halftones | 6 x 9 | © 1990

Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology

Anthropology: Cultural and Social Anthropology

Music: Ethnomusicology, General Music

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