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  • Carole Pegg


The study of social and cultural aspects of music and dance in local and global contexts. Specialists are trained primarily in anthropology and in music, but the multidisciplinary nature of the subject leads to different interpretations.

The origin of the term ‘ethnomusicology’ is attributed to the Dutch scholar Jaap Kunst (...

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