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Published: 26 June 2014

224 Pages | 3 figures, 27 tables


ISBN: 9780199352173

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Music Endangerment

How Language Maintenance Can Help

Catherine Grant

  • Articulates for the first time the theoretical, philosophical, and practical similarities and differences between languages and music genres, specifically in relation to their viability
  • Offers a twelve-factor Music Vitality and Endangerment Framework (MVEF) that represents the first standardized, replicable tool for gauging the level of vitality of music genres
  • Demonstrates how theory and practice from language maintenance may be used to improve key areas of theory and practice relating to music sustainability