Ecomusicology

Curated by Ben Cosgrove

Serenading the Mountains

As humans, we are intimately connected to the world around us. Similarly music intimately connects us individually. It makes perfect sense that there would be a field studying the connection between the two. Without knowing it, I began my journey to ecomusicology as a child.

Interview with Derek Scott

Interview with Derek Scott

Professor Derek B. Scott, Head of Music at the University of Leeds, talks about his early interest in environmental issues and his performance of “Woodman, Spare that Tree!”

by Kevin Dawe

Originally published in Ecomusicology Newsletter, Vol. II, No. 1: March 2013

 

Introducing Ecomusicology

We’re delighted to introduce to the Sounding Board a new regular feature from the field of ecomusicology, a branch of study that uses musicological methodologies to explore the long, various, and complex relationships between people, nature, and sound. 

Ecomusicology in the News

The New York Times continues to lead the media in coverage of stories that link—in some way—music to the environment or environmentalism. In this installment of “Ecomusicology in the News,” I highlight news stories from summer 2013 through mid-winter 2014, all of which I’ve selected from The New York Times.

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