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ethnomusicology

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The scientific study of music, especially traditional or non-Western music, as an aspect of culture.
  • n. The comparative study of music of different cultures.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The study of music and culture; the study of music as it relates to its cultural context

Etymologies

From ethno- + music + -logy (Wiktionary)

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