The primary objective of the SMT Analysis of World Music Interest Group is to provide a unique interdisciplinary platform from which to explore the panoply of global musical traditions, both past and present, that lie outside the purview of Western art music from the broadest possible array of theoretical, cultural, historical and analytical perspectives. This group is allied with the SEM Special Interest Group on Analysis of World Music and the organization Analytical Approaches to World Music (AAWM).
Anna Wang started the topic Notes from the 2019 AWMIG Meeting in the discussion Society for Music Theory Analysis of World Music Interest Group on Humanities Commons 1 week ago
At the 2019 meeting of the SMT in Columbus, Ohio, the Analysis of World Music Interest Group hosted a workshop to discuss how music theorists can meaningfully represent diverse global and vernacular musics in our classrooms. The first part of the workshop consisted of pedagogical demonstrations given by Jane Clendinning, Richard Cohn, Daniel…[Read more]