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Phenomenological Approaches in the History of Ethnomusicology  

Harris M. Berger

Online publication date:
Dec 2015
Beginning in the late 1970s, ethnomusicologists began to engage with ideas from phenomenology (a movement within continental European philosophy). This article discusses key concepts from ... More

Ragas, Recipes, and Rasas  

Adrian McNeil

Online publication date:
Apr 2015
The concept of raga in Hindustani classical music is a complex phenomenon not least of all because it is simultaneously an inventory of melodic elements, a performative process, and an ... More


Steven Rings

Print publication date:
Jan 2020
Online publication date:
Jan 2015
This article proposes a general definition of tonic and explores its ramifications across repertories and intellectual traditions (cognitive, historical, ethnomusicological, music ... More