Ecomusicology: Ecocriticism and Musicology. (colloquy).

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Aaron S. Allen, Associate Professor of Musicology and Director, Environment & Sustainability Program (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: As environmental awareness has become more widespread, an increasing number of musicological works have engaged with this subject. Some of the aims of this new (if not always explicitly named) ecomusicology resonate with concerns expressed in previous centuries - how art reflects, relates to, or relies on nature. Considering the impacts of climate change, species loss, deforestation, pollution, and resource exploitation, the author comments on musicology's role in the welfare and survival of humanity.

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Language: English
Date: 2011
musicology, ecomusicology, music criticism, environmental awareness

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