University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Department of Anthropology




Dr. Bruno Nettl

Emeritus Professor of Anthropology and Center for Global Studies

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Publications

Books

  • Becoming an Ethnomusicologist: A Miscellany of Influences. Lanham: Scarecrow Press, 2013.
  • Nettl's Elephant: On the History of Ethnomusicology. University of Illinois Press, 2010.
  • Nettl, Bruno. Nettl's Elephant: On the History of Ethnomusicology. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2010.
  • Nettl, Bruno. Musical Improvisation: Art, Education, and Society. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2009.
  • The Study of Ethnomusicology: 31 Issues and Concepts. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2005.
  • Encounters in Ethnomusicology. Warren, MI: Harmonie Park Press, 2002.
  • Heartland Excursions: Ethnomusicological Reflections on Schools of Music. UIrbana, IL: University of illinois Press, 1995.

Book Contributions

  • "On World Music as a Concept in the History of Music Scholarship." The Cambridge History of World Music. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014.
  • "Interpreting the Musical Map: Recalling Some Neglected Classics." Antropologia della musica nelle culture meditarranee. Bologna: 2009.
  • "On Learning the Radif and Improvisation in Iran." Musical Improvisation: Art, Education, and Society. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2009.
  • Nettl, Bruno. "Il rapporto del presente con il passato." Introduzione all' etnomusicologia. 2002. 269-287.
  • Nettl, Bruno. "Ethnicity and Muscial Identity in the Czech Lands." Music and German National Identity. University of Chicago Press, 2002. 269-287.

Journal Articles

  • "Ethnomusikologie aus der Sicht des Jahres 2000: Zur Geschichte unseres Faches." Österreichisches Volksliedwerk, Jahrbuch (2009):
  • Nettl, Bruno. "Une anthropologie de la musique classique occidentale: La culture comme 'autre'." L'homme 171-172 (2004): 333-352.
  • Nettl, Bruno. "I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Free Associations from an Ethnomusicologist." Kurt Weill Newsletter 21.2 (2003): 6-11.

Encyclopedia Entries

  • Nettl, Bruno. "Enciclopedia della Musica." Musica urbana. Torino Erinaudi, 2003.