Musical Language

Chances are your child is into music of some sort, whether they listen, play or sing it. Get to know what music they’re into, and talk to them about what you like too. Ethnomusicology has supplied detailed studies of the construction and tuning of instruments, as well as a precise classification of instruments according to the mechanism of sound production (aerophones, chordophones, idiophones, and membranophones).

Once the music therapy degree is earned and internship is completed, the student is eligible to sit for a board certification exam to earn the entry level credential, MT-BC, (music therapist, board certified) from the credentialing body, the Certification Board for Music Therapists.

The history of reggae is intertwined with the modern history of Jamaica and its expatriate diaspora, and Bradley steps back from the music when he needs to, placing it in the context of Jamaican independence and the country’s steep ups and downs since then.

And music has become an important focus for cultural analysis in disciplines such as comparative literature, working-class studies, sociology, media studies, performance studies, gender and sexuality studies, race and ethnic studies, and many area studies traditions.

The most vigorous musical development, dating from the mid-twentieth century and continuing into the twenty-first century, accompanies powwows and social events celebrating tribal or broadly Native identity and culture and consists largely of singing and dancing.