The purpose of this assignment is to research two early ethnomusicologists: Bela Bartók and Zoltan Kodály. Study and describe their contributions to the field of ethnomusicology. Analyze how their fieldwork led to a greater understanding of cultures, traditions, and identities associated with the populations they studied and with music in general.
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As the basis of your mini-research, you will need to find online sources (not Wikipedia or Britannica!!!) about the ethnomusicological and compositional influence of the composers Bela Bartók and Zoltan Kodály. Two sources for each composer are required; they should be cited at the end of the essay using APA format. See this guide about APA citationsLinks to an external site. if needed.
Write one paragraph (200-300 words) describing the career, and ethnomusicological influence especially, of Hungarian ethnomusicologist/composer Bela Bartók.
Write another paragraph (200-300 words) describing the career, and ethnomusicological influence especially, of Hungarian ethnomusicologist/composer Zoltan Kodály.
Identify 1) the types of music Bartók and Kodály studied in the field, 2) the manner and means by which they studied it, and 3) how they incorporated it into their “classical” compositions.
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