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  1. Newly Composed Folk Music of Yugoslavia

    By Ljerka V. Rasmussen

    Series: Current Research in Ethnomusicology: Outstanding Dissertations

    This book challenges the monolithic portrayals of folk music and social change under communism by making a case for "people's music" and shows how new folk music embodies an inherently pluralistic concept of Yugoslavia's culture....

    Published September 27th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Horse-head Fiddle and the Cosmopolitan Reimagination of Tradition in Mongolia

    By Peter K. Marsh

    Series: Current Research in Ethnomusicology: Outstanding Dissertations

    Few other nations have undergone as profound a change in their social, political, and cultural life as Mongolia did in the twentieth century. Beginning the century as a largely rural, nomadic, and tradition-oriented society, the nation was transformed by the end of this century into a largely...

    Published October 21st 2008 by Routledge

  3. Baakisimba

    Gender in the Music and Dance of the Baganda People of Uganda

    By Sylvia Antonia Nannyonga-Tamusuza

    Series: Current Research in Ethnomusicology: Outstanding Dissertations

    Originally a royal court dance, baakisimba asserted the authority of the king as the head of Baganda society. After the abolition of kingship in 1967, baakisimba dance began to be performed in other contexts, with women sometimes playing the accompanying drums-traditionally a man's role-and with...

    Published August 29th 2005 by Routledge

  4. The Gypsy Caravan

    From Real Roma to Imaginary Gypsies in Western Music

    By David Malvinni

    Series: Current Research in Ethnomusicology: Outstanding Dissertations

    A formidable challenge to the study of Roma (Gypsy) music is the muddle of fact and fiction in determining identity. This book investigates "Gypsy music" as a marked and marketable exotic substance, and as a site of active cultural negotiation and appropriation between the real Roma and the...

    Published April 15th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Shaped by Japanese Music

    Kikuoka Hiroaki and Nagauta Shamisen in Tokyo

    By Jay Davis Keister

    Series: Current Research in Ethnomusicology: Outstanding Dissertations

    Shaped by Japanese Music is an in-depth analysis of the musical world of an individual performer, composer, and teacher. Using an ethnographic approach, this study situates musical analysis in the context of its creation, demonstrating that traditional Japanese music is hardly an archaic song form...

    Published April 6th 2004 by Routledge

  6. Balinese Discourses on Music and Modernization

    Village Voices and Urban Views

    By Brita Renee Heimarck

    Series: Current Research in Ethnomusicology: Outstanding Dissertations

    While many Western scholars have discussed the technical aspects of Balinese music or the traditional contexts for performance, little has been written in Western languages about Balinese discourses on their music. This dissertation seeks to understand the experience of music in Bali according to...

    Published October 29th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Song from the Land of Fire

    Azerbaijanian Mugam in the Soviet and Post-Soviet Periods

    By Inna Naroditskaya

    Series: Current Research in Ethnomusicology: Outstanding Dissertations

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 28th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Cantaoras

    Music, Gender and Identity in Flamenco Song

    By Loren Chuse

    Series: Current Research in Ethnomusicology: Outstanding Dissertations

    This book provides an in-depth ethnographic investigation of the greatly underestimated and underappreciated contributions of women singers, the cantaoras, to the creation, transmission and innovation in flamenco song. Situating the study of flamenco in the context of social and political currents...

    Published March 27th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Maracatu Atomico

    Tradition, Modernity, and Postmodernity in the Mangue Movement and the "New Music Scene" of Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil

    By Philip Galinsky

    Series: Current Research in Ethnomusicology: Outstanding Dissertations

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 19th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Songs and Gifts at the Frontier

    By Jose S. Buenconsejo

    Series: Current Research in Ethnomusicology: Outstanding Dissertations

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 12th 2002 by Routledge