SELECTED PUBLICATIONS BRUNO NETTL


2017

Ethnomusikologia. Trianda ena zitimata kai ennoies (Athens: Ethnomusicology and Cultural Anthropology Laboratory, School of Music Studies, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and Nissos publications). Translation of The Study of Ethnomusicology: 31 Issues and Concepts [2005].

2016

Have You Changed Your Mind? Reflections on Sixty Years. Champaign: Elephant & Cat. Electronic.

2015

Following the Elephant: Ethnomusicologists on their Field – A Collection of Articles from “Ethnomusicology”, edited by Bruno Nettl. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

Encounters in Ethnomusicology: a Memoir (translated into Chinese by Boyu Zhang). Beijing: Central Conservatory of Music Press.

The Study of Ethnomusicology: 33 Discussions (3rd edition). Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

2014

A Life of Learning (American Council of Learned Societies, Occasional Paper no. 71), Charles Homer Haskins Prize Lecture for 2014.

2013

Becoming an Ethnomusicologist: A Miscellany of Influences. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press.

2012

The Study of Ethnomusicology: 31 Issues and Concepts. Chinese translation by Tang Yating and others. Shanghai: Shanghai Conservatory of Music Press.

2010

Nettl's Elephant: On the History of Ethnomusicology. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

Perverse at Eighty, for Family and Friends [verse]. Drawings by Gloria Roubal. Champaign: Elephant & Cat.

2009

Radif-e musiqîye dastgâhi-ye Irân. Translation of The Radif of Persian Music [1987] by Ali Shadkam. Tehran: Soureh Mehr.

Musical Improvisation: Art, Education, and Society, edited by Gabriel Solis and Bruno Nettl. University of Illinois Press.

2005

The Study of Ethnomusicology: 31 Issues and Concepts. New Edition. University of Illinois Press.

2002

Encounters in Ethnomusicology, a Memoir. Detroit Monographs in Musicology, no. 36. Warren, Mich.: Harmonie Park Press.

1998

In the Course of Performance: Studies in the World of Musical Improvisation, ed. by Bruno Nettl with Melinda Russell. Univ. of Chicago Press; translated into Spanish by Barbara Kitman. Madrid: Akal 2004.

1995

Heartland Excursions: Ethnomusicological Reflections on Schools of Music. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press.

1993

Community of Music: An Ethnographic Seminar in Champaign-Urbana, edited by T. Livingston, M. Russell, L. F. Ward, and B. Nettl. Champaign, Illinois: Elephant & Cat.

1992

Excursions in World Music, by B. Nettl, C. Capwell, I. Wong, P. Bohlman, and T. Turino. Prentice-Hall. 2nd edition 1996; 3rd edition 2001; 4th edition 2003 [c2004]; 5th edition 2008; 6th edition, ed. by Timothy Rommen 2012; 7th edition, published by Routledge, 2016.

1991

New Perspectives on Improvisation, edited by B. Nettl, special issue of World of Music 33(3), 1991, with articles by A. J. Racy, G. E. Smith, M. J. Kartomi, and L. Treitler.

Comparative Musicology and Anthropology of Music: Essays on the History of Ethnomusicology, ed. by Bruno Nettl and Philip V. Bohlman. University of Chicago Press.

1990

Abstracts: Nov. 7-11, 1990, Oakland, California, edited by Bruno Nettl. Madison, Wis.: American Musicological Society, Society for Ethnomusicology, Society for Music Theory.

1989

Blackfoot Musical Thought: Comparative Perspectives. Kent State University Press.

1987

The Radif of Persian Music: Studies of Structure and Cultural Context. Champaign, Illinois: Elephant & Cat; revised edition, 1992. Several chapters co-authored.

1985

The Western Impact on World Music. Schirmer Books/Macmillan. Also translated into Japanese.

1983

The Study of Ethnomusicology: 29 Issues and Concepts. University of Illinois Press. Partially translated into Chinese.

1978

Eight Urban Musical Cultures, edited by Bruno Nettl. University of Illinois Press.

1973

Contemporary Music and Music Cultures, by C. Hamm, B. Nettl, and R. Byrnside. Prentice-Hall.

1972

Daramad of Chahargah, by Bruno Nettl and Bela Foltin. Detroit: Information Coordinators.

1965

Folk and Traditional Music of the Western Continents. Prentice-Hall. 2nd ed. 1973; 3rd ed., revised by Valerie Goertzen, 1990. Also translated into Japanese, Korean, and Spanish.

1964

Theory and Method in Ethnomusicology. Free Press/Macmillan. Also translated into Persian.

1961

Reference Materials in Ethnomusicology. Information Coordinators. 2nd ed. 1967.

1960

An Introduction to Folk Music in the United States. Wayne State University Press. 2nd ed. 1962; 3rd ed., entitled Folk Music in the United States, rev. and exp. by Helen Myers, 1976. Also translated into French and Chinese.

Cheremis Musical Styles. Indiana University Press.

1956

Music in Primitive Culture. Harvard University Press.

1954

North American Indian Musical Styles. American. Folklore Soc.