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Interviews

Interviews with Department of Ethnomusicology faculty

Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje
Interview on the UCLA Music Blog (December, 2009)
"Ten Questions for Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje: Looking Back and Forward from the Violin's Roots in Africa to the Promising Future of Ethnomusicology"

Timothy Rice
Interview on the UCLA Music Blog (December, 2009)
"Ten Questions for Timothy Rice: The Beauty of Balkan Song is a Prime Focus for School of Music Director"

Timothy Rice
Video Interview on artistshousemusic.org (2012)
Music Educator Profile: UCLA Professor of Ethnomusicology Timothy Rice

  • Ethnomusicologist Timothy Rice of UCLA on His Interest in Ethnomusicology
  • What is Ethnomusicology
  • Storytelling in Bulgarian Music
  • The Role of Costuming in Bulgarian Music
  • Teaching Ethnomusicology
  • Teaching Culture as an Aspect of Ethnomusicology
  • Commonalities in the Music of Different Cultures
  • Breaking Cultural Barriers Through Music
  • Bulgarian Music
  • The State of the Field of Ethnomusicology
  • Books on Ethnomusicology
  • Ethnomusicologists in the Hierarchy of University Music Departments
  • Advise for Parents of Music Students - Don't Worry!
  • The Future of the Music Programs at UCLA
  • Ethnomusicology and Discovering New Genres of Music
  • Does Music Drive Culture or Does Culture Generate Music - The Ethnomusicology Debate

Anthony Seeger
Video Interview on artistshousemusic.org (2012)
Music Educator Profile: Ethnomusicologist Anthony Seeger of the University of California, Los Angeles

  • The Music of the Suya Indians of Central Brazil
  • Why Understand the Music of Other Cultures
  • Ethnomusicologist Anthony Seeger on Why He Chose His Field
  • Western Classical Music and Folk Traditions Around the World
  • Ethnomusicologist Anthony Seeger on Preserving Audio Recordings
  • Anthony Seeger on Why He Teaches His University of California, Los Angeles Music Business Course
  • The Effect of Recording Technology on Western Music
  • Recent Changes in the Music Industry and How They Change the Consumer Experience
  • Why Context Matters in Ethnomusicology
  • Separating Music as a Cultural Force from Music as a Commodity
  • Ethnomusicologist Anthony Seeger Discovers Books on Ethnomusicology
  • Did More People Make Music in the Past?
  • Advice to Parents of Music Students