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Current Bibliography, Vol. 48, No. 1 (Winter 2004)
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Compiled by Randal Baier (Eastern Michigan University)

Editor's note: in order to aid searching, names and terms that have been coded to display diacriticals have been appended to the entry in brackets without diacriticals.

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Allsup, Randall Everett. 2003. "Praxis and the Possible: Thoughts on the Writings of Maxine Greene and Paulo Freire." Philosophy of Music Education Review 11 (1): 157-169.

Chapman, Owen. 2001. "Mixing with Records." M/C: A Journal of Media and Culture 4 (2). Available online at http://www.media-culture.org.au/0104/records.html. (Accessed 30 January 2004).

Colista C. and C. L. Leshner. 1998. "Traveling Music: Following the Path of Music through the Global Market." Critical Studies in Mass Communication 15 (2): 181-194.

Goldman, Jerry. 2003. "To Undeaf Their Ears: The Spoken Word in a Multimedia World." IEEE Multimedia 10 (4): 8-11.

Kaeppler, Adrienne L. 2003. "An Introduction to Dance Aesthetics." Yearbook for Traditional Music 35: 153-162.

Panaiotidi, Elvira. 2003. "What is Music? Aesthetic Experience Versus Musical Practice." Philosophy of Music Education Review 11 (1): 71-89.

Reily, Suzel Ana Year: 2003. "Ethnomusicology and the Internet." Yearbook for Traditional Music 35: 187-192.

Shannon, J. H. 2003. "Sultans of Spin: Syrian Sacred Music on the World Stage." American Anthropologist 105 (2): 266-277.


Askew, Kelly Michelle. 2003. "As Plato Duly Warned: Music, Politics, and Social Change in Coastal East Africa." Anthropological Quarterly, 76 (4): 609-637.

De Moraes Farias, P.F. 2003. "Afrocentrism: Between Crosscultural Grand Narrative And Cultural Relativism." The Journal of African History 44 (2): 327-340.

Durand, Alan-Philippe, ed. 2002. Black, Blanc, Beur: Rap Music and Hip-Hop Culture in the Francophone World. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press. 150 pp.

Fair, Laura. 2001. Pastimes and Politics: Culture, Community, and Identity in Post-Colonial Zanzibar, 1890-1945. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2001. (Eastern African Series) 370 pp.

Geary, Christraud M. 2003. "The Incidental Photographer Roy Sieber and His African Images." African Arts 36 (2): 66-81.

Gordon, Rae Beth. 2003. "Natural Rhythm: La Parisienne Dances with Darwin: 1875-1910." Modernism/modernity 10 (4): 617-656.

Harding, Frances. 2003. "Africa and the Moving Image: Television, Film and Video." Journal of African Cultural Studies 16 (1): 69-84.

Harris, Joseph E. 2003. "Expanding the Scope of African Diaspora Studies: The Middle East and India, a Research Agenda." Radical History Review 87: 157-168.

Johnson, John William. 2003. Son-Jara: The Mande Epic. Bloomington: Indiana Univiversity Press. [Performance on CD by Jeli fa-Digi Sisòkò]. 352 pages, 6 b&w photos.[ Sisoko ]

Kreamer, Christine Mullen. 2003. "A Tribute to Roy Sieber, part 1." African Arts 36 (1): 12-23.

Kreamer, Christine Mullen. 2003. "A Tribute to Roy Sieber, part 2." African Arts 36 (2): 10-29.

Morales, Donald M. 2003. "The Pervasive Force of Music in African, Caribbean, and African American Drama." Research in African Literatures 34 (2): 145-154.

Mushengyezi, Aaron. 2003. "Rethinking Indigenous Media: Rituals, 'Talking' Drums and Orality as Forms of Public Communication in Uganda." Journal of African Cultural Studies 16 (1): 107-117.

Nannyonga-Tamusuza, Sylvia. 2003. "Competitions in School Festivals: A Process of Reinventing Baakisimba Music and Dance of the Baganda (Uganda)." The World of Music 45 (1): 97-118.

Rasmussen, S. J. 2000. "Between Several Worlds: Images of Youth and Age in Tuareg Popular Performances." Anthropological Quarterly 73 (3): 133-144.

Reed, Daniel B. 2003. Dan Ge Performance: Mask and Music in Contemporary Côte d'Ivoire. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. 212 pp. [ Cote ]

Richardson, Carol P. 2003. "Negotiating Borderlands: A Study of Music Teaching and Learning in Ghana, West Africa." Music Education Research 5 (3): 275-283.

Strother, Z.S. 1998. Inventing Masks: Agency and History in the Art of the Central Pende. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press 1998. 348 pp.


Appel, Alfred, Jr. Jazz Modernism: From Ellington and Armstrong to Matisse and Joyce. New York: Knopf, 2002. 283 pp.

Benarde, Scott R. Stars of David: Rock'n'Roll's Jewish Stories. Lebanon, N.H.: University Press of New England, 2003. 375 pp.

Bolden, Tony. 2003. Afro-Blue: Improvisations in African American Poetry and Culture. Urbana-Champaign: University of Illinois Press. 184 pages.

Brazeal, Brian. 2003. "The Music of the Bahian Caboclos." Anthropological Quarterly, 76 (4): 639-669.

Browner, Tara. 2002. Heartbeat of the People: Music and Dance of the Northern Pow-wow. Urbana-Champaign: University of Illinois Press. 200 pages. 25 photographs, 7 line drawings.

Cook, Richard. Blue Note Records: The Biography. Boston: Justin Charles, 2003. 256 pp.

Dudley, Shannon. 2003. "Creativity and Control in Trinidad Carnival Competitions." The World of Music 45 (1): 11-33.

Dukes, Richard L., et al. 2003. "Expressions of Love, Sex, and Hurt in Popular Songs: A Content Analysis of All-Time Greatest Hits." The Social Science Journal 40 (4): 643-650.

Elia, Nada. 2003. "'Kum Buba Yali Kum Buba Tambe, Ameen, Ameen, Ameen': Did Some Flying Africans Bow to Allah?" Callaloo 26 (1): 182-202.

Fernandes, Sujatha. 2003. "Fear of a Black Nation: Local Rappers, Transnational Crossings, and State Power in Contemporary Cuba." Anthropological Quarterly, 76 (4): 575-608.

García, María Inés. 2003. "Música y radio en Mendoza, Argentina: la práctica musical de Tito Francia." Latin American Music Review 24 (2): 252-269. [ Garcia Maria Ines Musica practica ]

Goertzen, Chris. 2003. "Galax, Virginia's 'Old Fiddlers Convention': The virtues and flaws of a giant fiddle contest." The World of Music 45 (1): 133-147.

Heathcott, Joseph. 2003. "Urban Spaces and Working-Class Expressions across the Black Atlantic: Tracing the Routes of Ska." Radical History Review 87: 183-206.

Holmes, Ramona. 2003. "'It's a Girl Bonding Thing': Softball Set Cheers in the United States." The World of Music 45 (1): 119-132.

Jong, Nanette de. 2003. "An Anatomy of Creolization: Curaçao and the Antillean Waltz." Latin American Music Review 24 (2): 233-251. [ Curacao ]

Loewe. R. 2003. "Yucatán's Dancing Pig's Head (Cuch): Icon, Carnival and Commodity." The Journal of American Folklore, 116 (461): 420-443. [ Yucatan ]

Loza, Steven, ed. 2003. Musical Cultures of Latin America: Global Effects, Past and Present. Selected Reports in Ethnomusicology 11. Los Angeles: UCLA Ethnomusicology Publications. iii, 352 pp.

Madrid, Alejandro L. 2003. "Navigating Ideologies in 'In-Between' Cultures: Signifying Practices in Nor-tec Music." Latin American Music Review 24 (2): 270-286.

Miller, Rebecca S. 2003. "'Me Ain' Lie on Nobody!' Locality, Regionalism, and Identity at the Parang String Band Competition in Carriacou, Grenada." The World of Music 45 (1): 55-77.

Power, D and D. Hallencreutz. 2002. "Profiting from Creativity? The Music Industry in Stockholm, Sweden and Kingston, Jamaica." Environment & Planning A 34 (10): 1833-1854.

Quintero Rivera, Angel G. 2003. "Migration and Worldview in Salsa Music." Latin American Music Review 24 (2): 210-232.

Ragland, Cathy. 2003. "Mexican Deejays and the Transnational Space of Youth Dances in New York and New Jersey." Ethnomusicology 47 (3): 338-354.

Rivero, Yeidy M. 2002. "Erasing Blackness: The Media Construction of 'Race' in Mi Familia, the First Puerto Rican Situation Comedy With a Black Family." Media, Culture and Society 24 (4): 481-497.

Sacks, Howard. L. 2003. "From the Barn to the Bowery and Back Again: Musical Routes in Rural Ohio, 1800-1929 [Phillips Barry Lecture, October 2000]." Journal of American Folklore 116 (461): 314-338.

Saunders, Patricia J. 2003. "Is Not Everything Good to Eat, Good to Talk: Sexual Economy and Dancehall Music in the Global Marketplace." Small Axe 7 (1): 95-115.

Sercombe, Laurel. 2003. "Researching the Music of the First People of the Pacific Northwest: from the Academy to the Brain Room." Fontes Artis Musicae 50 (2-4): 81-88.

Spitzer, Nicholas R. 2003. "Monde Creole: The Cultural World of French Louisiana Creoles and the Creolization of World Cultures." The Journal of American Folklore, 116 (459): 57-72.

Turino, Thomas. 2003. "Nationalism and Latin American Music: Selected Case Studies and Theoretical Considerations." Latin American Music Review 24 (2): 169-209.

Wyndham, Marivic and Peter Read. 2003. "Buena Vista Social Club: local meets global and lives happily ever after." Cultural Geographies 10 (4): 498-503.

Zolten, Jerry. Great God A'Mighty! The Dixie Hummingbirds: Celebrating the Rise of Soul Gospel Music. New York: Oxford UP, 2002. 370 pp.

Asia & Oceania

Anis Md Nor, Mohd. 2003. "Arabesques and Curvilinear Perimeters in the Aesthetics of Maritime-Malay Dances." Yearbook for Traditional Music 35: 179-181.

Chapman, Adam Year. 2003. "'A Crow Jumps on Rocks': Indigenous Approaches to Composing and Performing Text in Lao Vocal Music." Yearbook for Traditional Music 35: 97-129.

Davis, Carol. 2003. "Dreams of Peach Blossoms: Cultural Memory in a Nepali Play." Asian Theatre Journal 20 (2): 179-190.

De Ferranti, Hugh. 2003. "Transmission and Textuality in the Narrative Traditions of Blind Biwa Players." Yearbook for Traditional Music 35: 131-152.

Diamond, Catherine. 2003. "Emptying the Sea by the Bucketful: The Dilemma in Cambodian Theatre." Asian Theatre Journal 20 (2): 147-178.

Douglas, Gavin. 2003. "The Sokayeti Performing Arts Competition of Burma/Myanmar: Performing the Nation." The World of Music 45 (1): 35-54.

Flueckiger, Joyce Burkhalter. 2003. "Narrative Voices and Repertoire at a Healing Crossroads in South India." The Journal of American Folklore, 116 (461): 249-272.

Grau, Andree. 2003. "Tiwi Dance Aesthetics." Yearbook for Traditional Music 35: 173-178.

Groesbeck, Rolf. 2003. "Dhim, Kam, Cappu, Pottu: Timbral Discourses and Performances Among Temple Drummers in Kerala, India." Yearbook for Traditional Music 35: 39-68.

Harnish, David. 2003. "Worlds of Wayang Sasak: Music, Performance, and Negotiations of Religion and Modernity." Asian Music 34 (2): 91-120.

Jing Shen. 2003. "Role Types in The Paired Fish, a Chuanqi Play." Asian Theatre Journal 20 (2): 226-236.

Jones, Stephen. 2003. "Reading Between the Lines: Reflections on the Massive Anthology of Folk Music of the Chinese Peoples." Ethnomusicology 47 (3): 287-337.

Metzger, Sean. 2003. "Ice Queens, Rice Queens, and Intercultural Investments in Zhang Yimou's Turandot." Asian Theatre Journal 20 (2): 209-217.

Minor, William. 2003. Jazz Journeys to Japan: The Heart Within. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. 386 pgs. 40 photographs.

Morrison, Joy F. 2000. "Dreamtime Radio: Remote Aboriginal Communities in Australia Create a Voice of Their Own." Journal of Radio Studies 7 (1): 136-152. Available online at http://beaweb.org/jrs/. (Accessed 30 January 2004).

Neill, Karen. 2002. "Hook, Line & Singer! Essential Criteria For Maximising the Playlist Potential of Local Music on Commercial Radio: a New Zealand Programme Directors' Perspective." Perfect Beat 5 (4): 60-77.

Papan-Matin, Firoozeh. 2003. "The Crisis of Identity in Rumi's Tale of the Reed." Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 23 (1/2): 246-253.

Park, Mikyung. 2003. "Korean Shaman Rituals Revisited: The Case of Chindo Ssikkim-kut (Cleansing Rituals)." Ethnomusicology 47 (3): 355-375.

Rath, Eric C. 2003. "Remembering Zeami: The Kanze School and Its Patriarch." Asian Theatre Journal 20 (2): 191-208.

Read, Peter and Marivic Wyndham. 2001. "The Farmer and the Bushman." Environment and History 7: 109-124.

Shannon, J. H. 2003. "Emotion, Performance, and Temporality in Arab Music: Reflections on Tarab." Cultural Anthropology 18 (1): 72-98.

Skuse, Andrew. 2002. "Vagueness, Familiarity and Social Realism: Making Meaning of Radio Soap Opera in South-East Afghanistan." Media, Culture & Society 24 (3): 409-427.

Supanggah, Rahayu. 2003. "Campur Sari: A Reflection." Asian Music 34 (2): 1-20.

Suryadi. 2003. "Minangkabau Commercial Cassettes and the Cultural Impact of the Recording Industry in West Sumatra." Asian Music 34 (2): 51-89.

Thornton, Peter. 2003. "Monomane, Yugen, and Gender in Izutsu and Sotoba Komachi." Asian Theatre Journal 20 (2): 218-225.

Toner, Peter. 2003. "Melody and the Musical Articulation of Yolngu Identities." Yearbook for Traditional Music 35: 69-96.

Weiss, Sarah. 2003. "Kothong Nanging Kebak, Empty Yet Full: Some Thoughts on Embodiment and Aesthetics in Javanese Performance." Asian Music 34 (2): 21-49.

Williams, Sean. 2003. "Competing Against 'Tradition' in the Sundanese Performing Arts." The World of Music 45 (1): 79-95.

Yang, Mu. 2003. "Ethnomusicology with Chinese Characteristics? A Critical Commentary." Yearbook for Traditional Music 35: 1-38.


Brown, A., J. O'Connor and S. Cohen. 2000. "Local Music Policies Within a Global Music Industry: Cultural Quarters in Manchester and Sheffield." Geoforum 31 (4): 437-451.

Giurchescu, Anca. 2003. "Dance Aesthetics in Traditional Romanian Communities." Yearbook for Traditional Music 35: 163-171.

Penslar, Derek Jonathan. 2003. "Transmitting Jewish Culture: Radio in Israel." Jewish Social Studies 10 (1): 1-29.

Street, John. 2002. "Bob, Bono and Tony B: The Popular Artist As Politician." Media, Culture & Society 24 (3): 433-441.

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