A triumph of the new musicologymain
Forthcoming release from Oxford University Press:
Queering the Field: Sounding Out Ethnomusicology (9780190458034)
Gregory Barz and William Cheng
The first large-scale effort to queer musical fieldwork and expose new horizons of ethnomusicological scholarship, Queering the Field addresses ethnomusicology’s normalized approaches to musical ethnography and investigates the sexual identities and modes of identification at play in the field.
Some more sales points?
– Documents queer voices of authors, musicians, and field colleagues in new ways
– Highlights the voices of younger scholars in ethnomusicology
– Presents analyses of queered musical performances that serve as cornerstones for further research
– Serves as launching pad for further monographic-length ethnographic studies in ethnomusicology