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Vol. 50, No. 1, Winter 2006
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Volume 50 No. 1
Winter 2006

Peter Manuel
Book Review Editor:
Frederick Moehn
Recording Review Editor:
Paul Greene
Film and Video Review Editor:
Rebecca S. Miller

From the Editor
Notes on Contributing Authors
1 Globalization and Japanese Creativity: Adaptations of Japanese Language to Rap
Noriko Manabe
37 Merengue Típico in Santiago and New York: Transnational Regionalism in a Neo-Traditional Dominican Music Sydney Hutchinson
73 Slicing the Beat: Jazz Eighth-Notes as Expressive Microrhythm Fernando Benadon
99 O suingue baiano: Rhythmic Feeling and Micro-Rhythmic Phenomena in Brazilian Percussion Christiane Gerischer
120 The Baile del Tambor of the Island of La Gomera José Ángel López Viera
Book Reviews
141 Ruth Katz, "The Lachmann Problem”: An Unsung Chapter in Comparative Musicology
Bruno Nettl
143 Michael Veal, Fela: The Life and Times of an African Musical Icon John Fenn
145 Shubha Chaudhuri and Anthony Seeger, editors, Archives for the Future: Global Perspectives on Audiovisual Archives in the 21st Century; Jennifer Post, Ethnomusicology: A Research and Information Guide; James Cowdery, Zdravko Blazekovic, and Barry S. Brook, editors, Speaking of Music: Music Conferences 1835-1966 Judah Cohen
149 Katherine Hagedorn, Divine Utterances: The Performance of Afro-Cuban Santería Rebecca Miller
151 Margaret Sarkissian, D’Albuquerque’s Children: Performing Tradition in Malaysia’s Portuguese Settlement Kimberly DaCosta Holton
154 Angeliki Keil and Charles Keil, Bright Balkan Morning: Romani Lives and the Power of Music in Greek Macedonia Pavlos Kavouras
159 Muriel C. Williamson, The Burmese Harp: Its Classical Music, Tunings, and Modes Paul Greene
162 Peter Dunbar-Hall and Chris Gibson, Deadly Sounds, Deadly Places: Contemporary Aboriginal Music in Australia Karl Neuenfeldt
164 Henry Johnson, The Koto: A Traditional Instrument in Contemporary Japan Elizabeth Falconer

Recording Reviews

166 Rene Lacaille, Mapou
Ron Emoff
168 Jarana’s Four Aces (los cuatro ases de la jarana): Vocal duets from the streets of Lima Dale Olsen
Film, Video, and Multi-Media Reviews
172 Papá Liborio: el santo vivo de Maguana (Papa Liborio: the Living Saint of Maguana); El Suroeste dominicano: encrucijada de Quisqueya y ombligo del mundo and translated version, The Dominican Southwest: Crossroads of Quisqueya and Center of the World
Hannah Gill
174 Carol Simons and Simon Broughton, Breaking The Silence Hiromi Lorraine Sakata
176 David Charap and Mira Erdevicki, Sevdah: The Bridge that Survived Mirjana Lausevic
The current bibliography, discography, filmography, and videograpy, compiled by Randall Baier, Karen Peters, and David Henderson, respectively, are located at: https://ethnomusicology.site-ym.com/?Pub_JournalOgraphies
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