ethnomusicology

ethnomusicology

[eth-noh-myoo-zi-kol-uh-jee]
noun
the study of folk and primitive music and of their relationship to the peoples and cultures to which they belong.

Origin:
1945–50; ethno- + musicology

ethnomusicological [eth-noh-myoo-zi-kuh-loj-i-kuhl] , adjective
ethnomusicologically, adverb
ethnomusicologist, noun
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ethnomusicology (ˌɛθnəʊmjuːzɪˈkɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
the study of the music of different cultures
 
ethnomusi'cologist
 
n

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