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Roles and Functions

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In this seminar we will be considering the role and function of music in general. Bear in mind this need not be 'western classical music', nor even western music at all. Consider some of the following questions:



Prepare four or five different 'reasons' for the existence of music.


Blacking, J. 1995 Music, Culture and Experience. London: University of Chicago Press.
Hargreaves & North 1997 The Social Psychology of Music. OUP
Berger, John 1972 Ways of Seeing BBC

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