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Music and Complex Societies: Control and Management of Musical Production

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  07 March 2019


One need not be an exceptionally gifted observer to note that human societies, whatever their level of development, tend to get more and more complex. What becomes of music and, in particular, its modes of production in the course of this “complexification” process?

Copyright © 1984 by the International Council for Traditional Music

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