An introduction to sustainability and ethnomusicology in the Australasian context

Dan Bendrups, Katelyn Barney, Catherine Grant

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The notion of sustainability includes many and varied aspects of music making and music research, some of which are now referred to as applied ethnomusicology. Reflecting an international turn towards ecological studies of music, this Special Issue focuses specifically on the work of Australasian ethnomusicologists, with emphasis on the Asia-Pacific region. This introduction provides context to issues surrounding sustainability and ethnomusicology in the Australasian context.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)153-158
Number of pages6
JournalMusicology Australia
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2013
Externally publishedYes

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