Thomas Turino

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Thomas Turino (born December 12, 1951) is an American ethnomusicologist and author of several textbooks in the field, most notably the popular introductory book Music as Social Life: The Politics of Participation [1] . His interests include the growth of nationalism through music [2] [3] [4] [5] and the role that music plays in creating the connections that define a society. [6]

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References

  1. "Music as Social Life: The Politics of Participation (Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology): Thomas Turino: 9780226816982: Amazon.com: Books". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2019-09-14.
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  3. comments, Vasco Chaya • 23 April 2018 10:22AM • 0. "Artistes jostle for Mukanya collabo". DailyNews Live.
  4. "Japanoise: Music at the Edge of Circulation". PopMatters. June 6, 2013.
  5. "Adelanto de «En contra de la música», de Julio Mendívil". June 13, 2016.
  6. The world of music year:2009 vol:51 iss:1 page:95 -117 ISSN   0043-8774