preservation and transmission: a participatory approach

Overall, my question was “what if the musical practices that we encounter and that we want to transmit cannot fit neatly into presentational forms or recordings?” Then we need to have a much different set of methods than those borrowed from typical musical education (aimed at presentation), stage performance, and recording (yes, even ethnomusicological field recording). Figuring out what those methods might be was the topic of the conversation I wanted to have with my colleagues at NTTU Continue Reading →