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Vol. 43, No. 1, Winter 1999
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Vol. 43, No. 1
Winter, 1999

Editor: Bruno Nettl
Book Review Editors: Victoria Lindsay Levine
Recording Review Editor: Jane C. Sugarman and Judith A. Gray
Film Review Editor: Rebecca Miller
Assistant Editor: Christopher Scales

From the Editor
Notes on Contributing Authors
1 Cultural Constructions of Improvisation in T_yampaka, a Genre of Temple Instrumental Music in Kerala, India Rolf Groesbeck
31 Riffs, Repetition, and Theories of Globalization Ingrid Monson
66 Music Revivals: Towards a General Theory Tamara E. Livingston
86 Technology and the Production of Islamic Space: The Call to Prayer in Singapore Tong Soon Lee
101 The Frame Drum in the Middle East: Women, Musical Instruments and Power Veronica Doubleday
Current Publications
135 Current Bibliography Jennifer C. Post
156 Current Discography Laurel Sercombe
159 Current Filmogaphy Leslie C. Gay, Jr.
162 Dissertations and Theses: 1999 Listing Jennifer C. Post
Book Reviews
167 SUGARMAN, Engendering Song: Singing and Subjectivity at Prespa Albanian Weddings Donna A. Buchanan
171 TICK, Ruth Crawford Seeger: A Composer's Search for American Music Anthony Seeger
174 SEEGER, Studies in Musicology II: 1929-1979 Adelaida Reyes
177 DANIELSON, The Voice of Egypt: Umm Kulthum, Arabic Song, and Egyptian Society in the Twentieth Century Martin Stokes
179 POTTER, Spectacular Vernaculars: Hip-Hop and the Politics of Postmodernism Cheryl L. Keyes
181 HERBST, Voices in Bali: Energies and Perceptions in Vocal Music and Dance Theater; SCHAAREMAN, ed., Balinese Music in Context A Sixty-Fifth Birthday Tribute to Hans Oesch Michael Tenzer

Recording Reviews

187 Burkina Faso: La Voix des Peuls; Aïcha mint Chighaly: Griote de Mauretanie; The Divas from Mali; Jali Kunda: Griots of West Africa and Beyond; Desert Blues/Ambiances du Sahara Roderic Knight
191 Ceol Mor, Ceol Beag; The Northumbrian Small Pipes; Zampogne en Italie: Enregistrements 1969-1989; France: Landes de Gascogne/La Cornemuse; Het daghet inden Oosten: It's dawning in the East, Bagpipes of the Low Countries Jeffrey P. Williams
Film and Video Reviews
195 A Spirit Here Today: A Scrapbook of Chopi Village Music David B. Coplan
197 Fela in Concert Michael Veal
198 The Spirit Travels Rebecca S. Miller
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