Ecomusicology: Ecocriticism and Musicology

  title={Ecomusicology: Ecocriticism and Musicology},
  author={Aaron Allen},
  journal={Journal of the American Musicological Society},
  • Aaron Allen
  • Published 1 August 2011
  • Art
  • Journal of the American Musicological Society
Since the 1970s, interest in the relationship between humanity and the natural environment has emerged throughout the academy. Today, professional societies and degree programs exist for environmental fields in biology, chemistry, economics, history, and literature, among many others. These fields have led to understanding the world we inhabit—and to remediating some of the mistakes we have inflicted on the planet. Consider just a few of their contributions: respect for the great webs of… 
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