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Amatokwu, Onyekambuashie N. 2009. "An Afrocentric analysis of hip-hop musical art composition and production: Roles, themes, techniques, and contexts." PhD, Temple University. 241 pp. Advisors: Abu S.Abarry and Molefi K. Asante. (3337230)

Berkowitz, Aaron Lee. 2009. "Cognition in improvisation: The art and science of spontaneous musical performance.” Ph.D., Harvard University. 278 pp. Advisor: Kay Kaufman Shelemay (3365197)

Bishop, John Fredrick. 2005. "Who are the pirates? Power relationships in a globalized music market: ethnomusicological perspectives.” PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. 305 pp. Advisor: Steve Loza. (3218635)

Blackburn, David James Hart. 2005. "Essays on the economics of copying and the recorded music industry.” PhD, Harvard University. Advisors: Julie Mortimer, Ariel Pakes, Gary Chamberlain. (3194385)

Brown, Kevin Pearson. 2009. "'My way': Karaoke and the performance of gender, ethnicity, and class." PhD, University of Colorado at Boulder. 204 pp. Advisor: Oliver W. Gerland. (3354565)
Chiang, May May. 2008. "Research on music and healing in ethnomusicology and music therapy.” MA, University of Maryland, College Park. 97 pp. (1453754)

Elliott, Richard. 2007. "Loss, Memory and Nostalgia in Popular Song: Thematic Aspects and Theoretical Approaches.” PhD, Newcastle University. 357 pp.

El-Ghadban, Yara. 2008. "Errance, appartenance, reconnaissance dans la musique savante occidentale.” PhD, Université de Montréal. 443 pp. Advisors: Bob White and Kevin Tuite. (NR60035)

Greer, Jonathan David. 2006. "Paul Simon's Graceland and its social and political statements on apartheid in South Africa.” MM, Baylor University. 68 pp. Available: http://hdl.handle.net/2104/4854.

Hadley, Peter Duncan. 2007. "The didjeridu dispersion: The transmission and transformation of a hollow log.” PhD, Wesleyan University. 305 pp. Advisor: Mark Slobin. (3257110)

Kokorz, Gregor. 2008. "Auf der Suche nach der Differenz: Ethnomusikologie im Spiegel der Moderne” [Seeking the difference: Ethnomusicology in the mirror of modernism]. PhD, Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst, Graz.

Long, Ehrick V. 2008. "Pop standards: Music and commerce in the age of rock.” PhD, City University of New York. 498 pp Advisor: Stephen Blum. (3296957)

Martinez Figueroa, Adriana. 2009. "Music and the binational imagination: The musical nationalisms of Mexico and the United States in the context of the binational relationship, 1890—2009.” Ph.D., University of Rochester, Eastman School of Music. 476 pp. Advisor: Ellen Koskoff. (3376721)

Nicholson, Sara Warburton. 2006. "Beyond quotation: Intertextuality in popular music since 1990.” PhD, University of Rochester, Eastman School of Music. 305 pp. Advisor: Martin Scherzinger. (3214715)

Stewart, E. Jabali. 2009. "The soft power of violence: Towards a definition of combat dancing.” PhD, University of Washington. 254 pp. Advisor: Shannon Dudley. (3377082)

Williams, James Alan. 2006. "Phantom power: Recording studio history, practice, and mythology.” Ph.D., Brown University. 561 pp. Advisor: Marc Perlman. (3227971)

Yu, Youngmin. 2007. "Musical performance of Korean identities in North Korea, South Korea, Japan and the United States.” PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. 289 pp. Advisor: Helen Rees. (3280936)

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Beeko, Eric Odame. 2005. "Creative processes in Akan musical cultures: Innovation within tradition.” PhD, University of Pittsburgh. 227 pp. Advisor: Akin O. Euba. (3192931)

Braun, Mark. 2008. "Musical values and modes of music education in Mafi-Ewe communities: Case studies from Sasekpe, Kutime, Srekpe, and Gidikpe.” PhD, Brown University. 338 pp. (3318297)

Brennan, Vicki Laine. 2007. "’Singing the same song’: music, morality and movement in Yoruba churches.” PhD, University of Chicago, Dept. of Anthropology. 166 pp. (3272981)

Burns, Carolyn Diane.2009. "The relevance of African American singing games to Xhosa children in South Africa: A qualitative study." EdD, Montana State University. 194 pp. Advisors: Priscilla Lund and Douglas Bartholomew. (3352359)

Callen, Jeffrey. 2006. "French fries in the tagine: re-imagining Moroccan popular music.” PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. 372 pp. Advisor: Ali Jihad Racy. (3226016)

Campbell, Corinna Siobhan. 2005. "Gyil music of the Dagarti people learning, performing, and representing a musical culture.” MM, Bowling Green State University. 107 pp. Advisor: Steven Cornelius.

Chimba, Musonda Mabuza. 2008. "The role of rap performance in reinforcing or challenging participants' perceptions of 'race' in post-apartheid South Africa, Durban.” MA, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban. 74 pp.

Chrispo, Caleb Okumu. 2003. "Tradition, identity, performance: black South African popular music on SABC television.” DLitt et Phil, University of the Witwatersrand.

Ciucci, Alessandra. 2008. "Poems of Honor, Voices of Shame: The ‘Aita and the Moroccan Shikhat.” Ph.D. The Graduate Center of the City University of New York. 416 pp. Advisor: Stephen Blum.

Counsel, Graeme. 2006. "Mande popular music and cultural policies in West Africa: griots and government policy since independence.” PhD, University of Melbourne. 295 pp.

Curtis, Maria F. 2007. "Sound faith: Nostalgia, global spirituality, and the making of the Fes Festival of World Sacred Music.” PhD, The University of Texas at Austin. 319 pp. Advisors: Kathleen Stewart and DeborahKapchan. (3397192)

Drewett, Michael David. 2004. "An analysis of the censorship of popular music within the context of cultural struggle in South Africa during the 1980s.” PhD, Rhodes University. 375 pp.

Eisenberg, Andrew J. 2009. "The resonance of place: Vocalizing Swahili ethnicity in Mombasa, Kenya. PhD, Columbia University. 495 pp. Advisor: Aaron A. Fox. (3388445)

Eltahir, Eltigani Gaafar. 2003. "Comparing the incomparable: religion, chanting, and healing in the Sudan, the case of za¯r and zikr.” The University of Wisconsin, Madison. 388 pp. (3089498)

Emberly, Andrea. 2009. "Mandela went to China...and India too: Musical cultures of childhood in South Africa.” PhD, University of Washington. 356 pp. Advisor: Philip Schuyler. (3377342)

Dave, Nomita. 2007. "From praise song to protest: music and politics in West Africa.” MPhil, University of Oxford. 122 pp.

Detterbeck, Markus. 2002. "South African choral music (Amakwaya): song, contest and the formation of identity.” D. Phil., University of Natal.

Fenn, John. 2004. "Rap and Ragga musical cultures, lifestyles, and performances in Malawi.” PhD, Indiana University. 249 pp. (3133970)

Gbolonyo, Justice Stephen Kofi 2009. "Want the history? Listen to the music. Historical evidence in Anlo Ewe musical practices: A case study of traditional song texts.” PhD, University of Pittsburgh. 138 pp. Advisor: Akin O. Euba. (3375285)

Gillham, Alice. 2008. "'We feed off the spirit of the audience': an ethnographic study of musical storytelling in the street music of South Africa.” MM, University of Cape Town. 130 pp.

Hurson-Lavaud, Laurence. 2006. "Répertoires féminins et enfantins dans la musique traditionnelle des Lyéla (Brukina Faso).” PhD, Université de Toulouse. 364 pp. Advisors: Jésus Aguila and Simha Arom.

Jorritsma, Marie R. 2006. "Sonic spaces: Inscribing ‘coloured’ voices in the Karoo, South Africa.” Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania. 228 pp. Advisor: Carol A. Muller.(3246175)

Kane Lo, Sheba. 2009. "People's poet: Mzwakhe Mbuli and the power of the poet in the liberation struggle and in the 'new' South Africa." PhD, Howard University, 238 pp. Advisors: Mbye B. Cham and Robert R.Edgar. (3350433)

Lawrence, Sidra Meredith. 2006. "Killing my own snake fieldwork, gyil, and processes of learning.” M.M., Bowling Green State University. 122 pp. Advisor: Steven Cornelius.

Livermon, Xavier O'Neal. 2006. "Kwaito bodies in African Diaspora space: the politics of popular music in post-apartheid South Africa.” PhD, University of California, Berkeley. 266 pp. (3253968)

Matiure, Perminus. 2009. "The relationship between mbira dzavadzimu modes and Zezuru ancestral spirit possession.” MA, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban. 140 pp.
Masoga, Mogomme Alpheus. 2006. "Maila-go-fenywa, Rangwato Magoro and Mmino wa Koša: some perspectives on theory and practice.” MA, University of South Africa. 90 pp.

McConnachie, Boudina. 2008. "Legal access to our musical history: an investigation into the copyright implications of archived musical recordings held at the International Library of African Music (ILAM) in South Africa.” MM, Rhodes University. 148 pp.

Miya, Florence Ngale. 2004. "Educational content in the performing arts: tradition and Christianity in Kenya.” PhD, University of Cape Town. 338 pp.

Morales-Libove, Jessica. 2005. "Dancing a fine line: Gender, sexuality and morality at women's tours in Dakar, Senegal.” PhD, Rutgers University. 242 pp. (3195725)

Mpola, Mavis Noluthando. 2007. "An analysis of oral literary music texts in isiXhosa.” PhD, Rhodes University. 267 pp.

Mugovhani, Ndwamato George. 2007. "Venda choral music: compositional styles.” DMus, University of South Africa.

Nhlekisana, Rosaleen Oabona Brankie. 2005. "Wedding songs in Botswana: A reflection of the dynamics of marriage, gender relations and familial conflicts.” PhD, Indiana University. 253 pp. Advisor: Beverly J. Stoeltje, (3167806)

Ntaka, Goodwill Mfundo. 2007. "Music as culture, music in culture: an analytical study of the history and cultural context of Mbaqanga music in South Africa.” DPhil, University of Zululand. 192 pp.
Ntšihlele, Flora Mpho. 2003. "Games, gestures and learning in Basotho children's play songs.” DLitt et Phil, University of South Africa. 324 pp.

Ozah, Marie Agatha. 2008. "Égwú Àmàlà: Women in traditional performing arts in Ogbaruland. PhD, University of Pittsburgh. 263 pp. Advisors: Kofi V. Agawu and Olatunji Akin Euba. (3322354)

Penna-Diaw, Luciana Deborah. 2008. "La musique vocale de trois régions du pays wolof au Sénégal. Etude comparative.” PhD, École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS). 329 pp. Advisors: Simha Arom and Francesco Giannattasio.

Perman, Anthony Wilford. 2008. "History, ethics, and emotion in Ndau performance in Zimbabwe: Local theoretical knowledge and ethnomusicological perspectives.” PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 396 pp. Advisor: Tom Turino. (3337886)

Qwabe, Sibuyiselo Peter. 2004. "Towards the sociology of the language of Nguni Choral music.” D Phil, University of South Africa. 286 pp.

Rathnaw, Dennis Michael. 2009. "Waiting for gumbo: Cargo cults, media and the bikutsi of Cameroon.” PhD, The University of Texas at Austin. 177 pp. Advisor: Veit Erlmann. (3390000)

Rahfaldt, Michal J. 2007. "Music-based radio and youth education in South Africa.” PhD, University of Michigan. 288 pp. Advisors: Kelly M. Askew and Judith O. Becker. (3287614)

Rizk, Mohamed El-Mohammady. 2007. Women in taarab: the performing art in East Africa. PhD, Universität Frankfurt am Main. 224 pp.

Schrag, Brian Edward. 2005. :’ow Bamileke music-makers create culture in Cameroon.” PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. 320 pp. Advisor: Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje. (3191408)

Skinner, Ryan. 2009. "Artistiya: Popular music and personhood in postcolonial Bamako, Mali.” Ph.D., Columbia University. 331 pp. Advisor: Aaron A. Fox. (3393606)

Smith, Dick. 2004. "Music education in sub-Saharan Africa: Nigeria and beyond: a case for African development.” PhD, Temple University. 211 pp. (3128579)

Stover, Christopher D. 2009. "A theory of flexible rhythmic spaces for diasporic African music.” PhD, University of Washington. 356 pp. (3393950)

Strand, Julie Lynn. 2009. "The Sambla xylophone: Tradition and identity in Burkina Faso.” PhD, Wesleyan University. 324 pp. Advisor: Eric Charry. (3362667)

Thema, Kgaladi Malthews. 2006. "Sekgapa: a culture-based study of a musical tradition of BaPedi women of Mailula, Mmamabolo district, Limpopo Province, South Africa.” MM, University of Cape Town. 100 pp.

Van Buren, Kathleen Jenabu. 2006. "Stealing elephants, creature futures: exploring uses of music and other arts for community education in Nairobi, Kenya.” PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. 604 pp. Advisor: Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje. (3226048)

Villepastour, Amanda [Vincent, Amanda]. 2006. "Bata Conversations: guardianhsip and entitlement narratives about the bata in Nigeria and Cuba.” PhD, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. 390 pp. Advisor: Lucy Duran.

Whittaker, Laryssa Karen. 2010. "Performing and transforming ‘the second life” music and HIV/AIDS activism in South Africa.” MA, University of Alberta. 219 pp. Advisor: Federico Spinetti. Available: http://hdl.handle.net/10048/1177

Witulski, Christopher. 2009. "Defining and revising the Gnawa and their music through commodification in local, national, and global contexts.” MM, University of Florida. 115 pp. Available: http://purl.fcla.edu/fcla/etd/UFE0021206.

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Abdullah, Mohd Hassan. 2005. "Kompang: an organological and ethnomusicological study of a Malay frame drum.” PhD, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne. (13257414)

Alajaji, Sylvia. 2009. "Diasporic communities and negotiated identities: Trauma, recovery, and the search for the Armenian musical voice.” Ph.D., University of Rochester, Eastman School of Music. 242 pp. Advisor: Ellen Koskoff. (3376720)

Anno, Mariko. 2008. "Isso-ryu nohkan (Noh flute): Tradition and continuity in the music of Noh drama.” DMA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 321 pp. Advisor: David G Goodman. (3314976)

Beaster-Jones, Jayson. 2007. "Selling music in India: Commodity genres, performing cosmopolitanism, and accounting for taste.” PhD, The University of Chicago. 2007, 332 pp Advisor: William Mazzarella. (3287027)

Benitez, Kristina. 2005. "The Maguindanaon kulintang: Musical innovation, transformation and the concept of binalig.” PhD, University of Michigan. 249 pp. Advisor: Judith O. Becker. (93186573)

Berg, Birgit Anna. 2007. "The music of Arabs, the sound of Islam: Hadrami ethnic and religious presence in Indonesia.” PhD, Brown University. 279 pp. Advisor: Marc Perlman. (3271951)

Bryant, Lei Ouyang. 2004. "’New Songs of the Battlefield’: Songs and memories of the Chinese Cultural Revolution.” PhD, University of Pittsburgh. 350 pp. Advisor: Bell Yung. (3144925)

Byl, Julia Suzanne. 2006. "Antiphonal histories: Performing Toba Batak past and present.” PhD, University of Michigan. 216 pp. Advisor: Judith O. Becker. (3208429)

Catra, I Nyoman. 2005. "Penasar: a central mediator in Balinese dance drama/theater.” Ph D, Wesleyan University.

Chan, Chak-lui. 2005. "Gender performativity of principal female impersonators of Cantonese opera (1950s--1960s).” PhD, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. 174 pp. Advisor: Wai-ching Wong. (3222727)

Chao, Hui-Hsuan . 2009. "Musical Taiwan under Japanese colonial rule: A historical and ethnomusicological interpretation .” PhD, University of Michigan. 379 pp. Advisor: Joseph S. C. Lam. (3382044)

Chaudhuri, Arun Kumar. 2005. "Culture, community, and identity in the ‘sampled world’: South Asian urban/electronic music in Toronto.” MA, York University. 177 pp.

Chen, Chiung-Chi. 2006. "From the sublime to the obscene the performativity of popular religion in Taiwan.” PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. 298 pp. Advisor: Helen Rees. (3251513)

Cheung, Joys Hoi Yan. 2008. "Chinese Music and Translated Modernity in Shanghai, 1918-1937" PhD, University of Michigan. 558 pp. Advisor: Joseph S. C. Lam. (3328785)

Chiu, Kan. 2009. "Voices from the East: Culture and expression in contemporary Chinese piano music.” University of California, Los Angeles (DMA). 147 pp. Advisor: Robert Winter. (3394862)

Cook, Patricia Moffitt. 2005. "Ghost healer: Music healing in a North Indian village.” PhD, University of Washington. Advisor: Patricia Shehan Campbell. (3199797)

Cupchik, Jeffrey W.. 2009. "The Tibetan Buddhist GCOD ritual meditation practice: A study of the music, liturgy, transmission and performance." PhD, York University. 523 pp. (NR51692)

De Mel, Vasana Kelum. 2006. "Music as symbol, music as emissary: a study of the kalypso and the baila of Sri Lanka.” PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. 596 pp. Advisor: Steven Loza. (3251494)

Downing, Sonja Lynn. 2008. "Arjuna's angels: Girls learning gamelan music in Bali.” PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara. 451 pp. Advisor: Timothy J. Cooley. (3319878)

Eilders, Laura. 2004. "Sachu saharu: true helper: a melodic analysis of Christian music in Garhwal, North India.” MA, Bethel University.

Fang, Jianjun. 2005. "An archaeomusicological study of the cultural multi-structure and social function of excavated musical instruments from China's Shang and Western Zhou periods.” PhD, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. 316 pp. Advisor: Tsao Poon Yee. (3222655)

Fiol, Stefan Patrick. 2008. "Constructing regionalism: Discourses of spirituality and cultural poverty in the popular music of Uttarakhand, North India.” University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (PhD). 406 pp. Advisor: Charles Capwell. (3314972)

Fraser, Jennifer Anne. 2007. "Packaging ethnicity: state institutions, cultural entrepreneurs, and the professionalization of Minangkabau music in Indonesia.” PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Glenfield, Alexander James. 2007. "Embodying numinous sounds, exchanging numinous symbols: ‘New Age’ overtone-singing rituals in Tuva.” PhD, York University. 398 pp. (NR29325)

Grimes, Jeffrey Michael. 2008. "The geography of Hindustani music the influence of region and regionalism on the North Indian classical tradition.” Austin, Tex: University of Texas Libraries. 493 pp. Advisor: Stephen M. Slawek. (3344295) Available: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/etd/d/2008/grimesj26407/grimesj26407.pdf.

Hardwick, Patricia Ann. 2009. "Stories of the wind: The role of Mak Yong in Shamanistic healing in Kelantan, Malaysia.” PhD, Indiana University. 595 pp. Advisors: Henry Glassie; Anya Peterson Royce. (3386680)

Hsieh, Hsiao-Mei. 2008. "Across the strait: History, performance and gezaixi in China and Taiwan.” PhD, Northwestern University. 256 pp. Advisors: Susan A. Manning and Peter J. Carroll.

Hicken, Andy. 2009. "Slankers tongkonan blues: Toraja (Eastern Indonesia) songs in a disjunctive mediascape.” PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison. 304 pp. (3384169)

Ho, Meilu. 2006. "The liturgical music of the Pusti [dot below s and t] Ma¯rg of India: an embryonic form of the classical tradition.” PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. 565 pp. Advisor: Nazir A. Jairazbhoy. (3254800)

Jones, Jacqueline. 2009. "Performing the sacred: Song, genre, and aesthetics in Bhakti." PhD, The University of Chicago. 232 pp. Advisor: Philip V. Bohlman. (3350881)

Jung, Eun-Young. 2007. "Transnational cultural traffic in northeast Asia: The ‘presence’ of Japan in Korea's popular music culture.” PhD, University of Pittsburgh. 329 pp. (3284579)

Kim, Hee-sun. 2004. "Kayagum shin'gok: Composition, performance, and representation of new kayagum music in contemporary South Korea.” PhD, University of Pittsburgh. 458 pp. Advisor: Andrew Weintraub. (3159058)

Kim, Sunghye. 2007. "In search of Koreanness: Renarrating Korean musical scholarship.” PhD, The University of Chicago (PhD) 264 pp. Advisor: Philip V. Bohlman. (3273031)

Konagaya, Hideyo. 2007. "Performing the Okinawan woman in taiko: Gender, folklore, and identity politics in modern Japan.” Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania. 227 pp. Advisor: Ayako Kano. (3260933)

Kvetko, Peter James. 2005. "Indipop: Producing global sounds and local meanings in Bombay.” PhD, The University of Texas at Austin. 328 pp. Advisor: Stephen Slawek. (3184837)

Lam, Wing Cheong. 2005. "’Musical identity’ in the late Colonial period of Hong Kong: A case study on the members of the Music Office's Hong Kong youth Chinese orchestras.” Ph.D., The Chinese University of Hong Kong. 2005, 323 pp. Advisor: John Lawrence Witzleben. (3182138)

Lande, Liv. 2007. "Innovating musical tradition in Japan: negotiating transmission, identity, and creativity in the Sawai Koto School.” PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. 469 pp. Advisor: Helen Rees. (3304702)

Larasati, Rachmi Diyah. 2006. "Dancing on the mass grave: cultural reconstruction post Indonesian massacres.” University of California, Riverside.

Lee, Jamie Shinhee. 2005. "Discourses of fusion and crossing: Pop culture in Korea and Japan.” PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 307 pp. Advisor: Braj B. Kachru. (3200183)

Lee, Jessica Sangeun. 2007. "’Beat of Asia’: a study of South Korean transnational pop singer BoA.” MA, Wesleyan University. 111 pp.

Lee, Pei-Ling. 2008. "he re-construction of the Taiwanese identity in the process of decolonization: The Taiwanese political songs analyses.” PhD, Bowling Green State University. 156 pp. Advisor: John J. Makay. (3301492)

Lemos, Justine Alexia. 2009. "Bracketing lasya: An ethnographic study of Mohiniyattam dance.” PhD, University of California, Riverside. 538 pp. Advisor: Sally Ness. (3374427)

Lu, Hsin-chun. 2007. "Constructing musical identity among Burmese classical musicians in Burma and its diasporas.” PhD, University of California, Los Angeles.

Lum, Chee-Hoo. 2007. "Musical networks of children: An ethnography of elementary school children in Singapore.” PhD, University of Washington. Advisor: Patricia Shehan Campbell. (3265372)

Manabe, Noriko. 2009. "Western music in Japan: The evolution of styles in children's songs, hip-hop, and other genres.” PhD, City University of New York. 403 pp. Advisor: Peter L. Manuel and Mark Spicer. (3396922)

McIntosh, Jonathan Andrew. 2008. "Moving through tradition: children's practice and performance of dance, music and song in south-central Bali.” PhD, Queen’s University Belfast. (15272840)

Meeker, Lauren. 2007. "Musical transmissions: Folk music, mediation and modernity in northern Vietnam.” PhD, Columbia University. 348 pp. Advisor: Rosalind C. Morris. (3266642)

Merchant Henson, Tanya H. 2006. "Constructing musical tradition in Uzbek institutions.” PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. 261 pp. Advisors: Helen Rees and Timothy Rice. (3249427)

Morris, Anthony Dean. 2005. "The transmission and performance of khyal composition in the Gwalior gharana of Indian vocal music.” PhD, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. (13277043)

Munger, Jennifer Hepzibah. 2009. "Nostalgia for modernity: Brass bands and the making of Minahasa, Indonesia.” PhD, The University of Wisconsin, Madison. 312 pp. Advisor: Kenneth M. George. (3367396)

Newland, Paul. 2006. "New approaches to composition drawing on aspects of traditional Japanese music, aesthetics and culture.” PhD, Royal Holloway, University of London. (13587005)

Ng, Stephanie Sooklynn. 2006. "Filipino bands performing in hotels, clubs and restaurants in Asia: Purveyors of transnational culture in a global arena.” Ph.D., University of Michigan. 247 pp. Advisor: Judith O. Becker. (3208523)

Novak, David. 2006. "Japan noise: Global media circulation and the transpacific circuits of experimental music.” PhD, Columbia University. 437 pp. Advisor: Aaron A. Fox. (3237304)

Poplawska, Marzanna. 2008. "Christian music and inculturation in Indonesia.” PhD, Wesleyan University. 506 pp. Advisor: Mark Slobin. (3310366)

Qi, Kun. 2005. "The ‘silk and bamboo’ music in Shanghai Nanhui: The tradition and change of Qingying instrumental ensemble.” Ph.D., The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong). 330 pp. Advisor: Tsao Pou Yee. (3222656)

Rancier, Megan Margrey. 2009. "The Kazakh qyl-qobyz biography of an instrument, story of a nation.” PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. 305 pp. Advisor: Timothy Rice. (3388136)

Ranvig, Harriotte Hurie. 2009. "Taking it to the third level: A model for identifying aspects of personal style in the Khayal genre.” PhD, Wesleyan University. 306 pp. Advisor: Mark Slobin. (3362665)

Raseuki, Nyak Ina. 2009. "Being Islamic in music: Two contemporary genres from Sumatra.” PhD, The University of Wisconsin – Madison. 338 pp. Advisor: R. Anderson Sutton. (3384438)

Sarmast, Ahmad. 2004. "A survey of the history of music in Afghanistan, from ancient times to 2000 A.D., with special reference to art music from c.1000 A.D.” PhD, Monash University. 378 pp.

Senarslan, Anna Oldfield. 2008. "Women asiqs of Azerbaijan: Tradition and transformation.” PhD, The University of Wisconsin – Madison. 219 pp. Advisor: Sarah Moment Atis. (3314373)

Son, Min Jung. 2004. "The politics of the traditional Korean popular song style t'urot'u.” PhD, The University of Texas at Austin. 2004, 302 pp. Advisor: Stephen Slawek (3145359)

Spinetti, Federico. 2006. "Music, politics and identity in post-Soviet Tajikistan.” PhD, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. (13580032)

Stirr, Anna. 2009. "Exchanges of song Migration, gender, and nation in Nepali dohori performance.” PhD, Columbia University. 342 pp. Advisor: Aaron A. Fox and Ana Maria Ochoa. (3393605)

Sundar, Pavitra. 2008. "Sounding the nation: The musical imagination of Bollywood cinema.” PhD, University of Michigan. 251 pp. Advisor: Nadine M. Hubbs. (3276304)

Sung, Sang Yeon. 2008. "Globalization and the regional flow of popular music the role of the Korean Wave (Hanliu) in the construction of Taiwanese identities and Asian values.” PhD, Indiana University. 220 pp. Advisors: Ruth Stone and Sue Tuohy. (3319905)

Tallotte, William. 2007. "La voix du serpent. Les sonneurs-batteurs du periya melam et le culte agamique de Siva: ethnomusicologie d’une pratique musicale au delta de la Kaveri” (Tamil Nadu, Inde du Sud). PhD, Université Paris Sorbonne. 453 pp. Advisor: François Picard.

Talusan, Mary I. 2005. "Cultural localization and transnational flows: music in the Magindanaon communities of the Philippines.” PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. 201 pp. Advisor: Helen Rees. (3218677)

Ware, Vicki-Ann. 2006. "Stylistic and cultural transformations in Bangkok fusion music from 1850 to the present day, leading to the development of Dontri Thai Prayuk.” PhD, Monash University. 414 pp.

Watkins, Lee William. 2005. "Minstrelsy in the margin: Re-covering the memories and lives of Filipino musicians in Hong Kong.” PhD, University of Hong Kong. (0809904)

Webster-Cheng, Stephanie J. 2008. "Composing, revising, and performing Suzhou ballads: A study of political control and artistic freedom in tanci, 1949—1964.” PhD, University of Pittsburgh. 258 pp. Advisor: Bell Yung. (3349270)

Wong, Chuen-Fung. 2006. "Peripheral sentiments: encountering Uyghur music in Urumchi.” PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. 275 pp. Advisor: Helen Rees. (3247484)

Wong, Connie Oi-yan. 2006. "Singing the Gospel Chinese style: "praise and worship" music in the Asian Pacific.” PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. 255 pp. Advisor: Helen Rees. (3247459)

Wong, David Tze Wan. 2005. "Music making amongst the Chinese communities in Sabah, Malaysia: the keyboard cultures.” University of Sheffield. (13373340)

Wong, King-chung. 2005. ”The soundscape of China: the role of HUGO CDs in Chinese cultural memory.” MPhil, Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Wong, Yan Chau Christina. 2006. "Exploring the spaces for a voice: The noises of rock music in China (1985--2004).” Ph.D., The Chinese University of Hong Kong. 401 pp. Advisor: Joseph Man Chan. (3254610)

Wu, Chao-Jung. 2008. "Performing postmodern Taiwan: Gender, cultural hybridity, and the male cross-dressing show.” Wesleyan University. 363 pp. Advisor: Su Zheng. (3310367)

Yang, Xiao. 2008. "Ga lao yin yue chuan tong yu Tong ren she qun ren tong yi Guizhou Sheng Congjiang Xian Xiaohuang Tong Zhai wei ge an de kao cha yu yan jiu.” [Al loax music tradition and community identity of Dong people---A case study of Xiao Huang village in Cong Jiang County of Gui Zhou province] PhD, Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Yoon, Sunmin. 2004. "The institutionalization of traditional music in response to modernization: case studies of South Korea and Thailand.” MA, Kent State University.

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Australia & the Pacific

Anderson, Harold Atwood, Jr. 2008. "A confluence of streams: Music and identity in Aotearoa/New Zealand.” PhD, University of Maryland, College Park. Advisor: Jonathan Dueck (3330132)

Carr, James Revell. 2006. "In the wake of John Kanaka: musical interactions between Euro-American sailors and Pacific Islanders, 1600-1900.” PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara. 450 pp. (3245924)

Cattermole, Jennifer Anne. 2007. "Sere ni cumu: a localised music tradition on Taveuni, Fiji.” Macquarie University (PhD). 952 pp. + 1 CD

Chan, Amy Wai Yee. 2005. "Composing race and nation: intercultural music and postcolonial identities in Malaysia and Singapore.” PhD, Australian National University. 335 pp.

Charon Cardona, Euridice T. 2008. "No Little Havana: recreating Cubanness in Sydney Australia.” PhD, The University of Newcastle.

Coulter, Neil R. 2007. "Music shift: evaluating the vitality and viability of music styles among the Alamblak of Papua New Guinea.” PhD, Kent State University. 260 pp. (3287735)

Cummings, Joanne. 2007. "Sold out!: an ethnographic study of Australian indie music festivals.” PhD, University of Western Sydney.

Furlan, Alberto. 2005. "Songs of continuity and change: the reproduction of Aboriginal culture through traditional and popular music.” PhD, University of Sydney. 440 pp.

Georgina, Dianna Mary. 2007. "Performing selves: The semiotics of selfhood in Samoan dance.” PhD, Washington State University. 151 pp. (326440)

Gillespie, Kirsty Jane. 2007. "Steep Slopes: song creativity, continuity and change for the Duna of Papua New Guinea.” PhD, Australian National University. 282 pp. + CD

Lewis-Harris, Jacqueline. 2005. "’Anina asi a mavaru kavamu’ -- we don't dance for nothing: Solien Besena cultural retention in urban Australia.” PhD, University of Washington. 231 pp. (3181181)

Meere, Clare Kuolga. 2005. "Analysing the music of the Palga people of Highlands Papua New Guinea via the process of recording.” MA, Macquarie University. 172 pp. + 1 CD

Miller, Kevin Christopher. 2008. "A community of sentiment: Indo-Fijian music and identity discourse in Fiji and its diaspora.” PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. 501 pp. Advisor: Anthony Seeger. (3322052)

Ottosson, Ase-Britt Charlotta. 2006. "Making Aboriginal Men and Music in Central Australia.” PhD, Australian National University. 294 pp.

Reigersberg, Muriel E Swijghuisen. 2008. "Choral Singing and the Construction of Australian Aborginal Identities: an applied ethnomusicological study in Hopevale, Northern Queensland Australia.” PhD, Roehampton University.

Robertson, Sally. 2005. "Music as a medium for human engagement indigenous/non-indigenous musical interactions at two Australian festival sites.” Crawley, WA: University of Western Australia.

Samson, Guillaume. 2006. "Musique et identité à La Réunion: généalogie des constructions d'une singularité insulaire.” PhD, Université de Montréal. 578 pp. Advisors: Jean-Luc Bonniol and Monique Desroches.

Solomona, Telesia. 2009. "Teuila: an ethnography of Samoan music and identity.” MA, University of Otago. 141 pp.

Su, Diana Toita Fa'alaniga. 2008. "Theorising Samoan performativity.” MA, University of Auckland. 137 pp.

Thurston, Donna. 2010. "Irish music in Wellington: a study of a local music community.” MM, New Zealand School of Music.

Treloyn, Sally. 2006. "Songs that pull: jadmi junba from the Kimberley region of northwest Australia.” PhD, University of Sydney. 613 pp. + CD

Tuiasosopo, Kuki M. 2005. "Pese ma vi¯?iga i le Atua: the sacred music of the Congregational Church of Jesus in Sa¯moa = ?o le ?Eka¯le¯sia Fa?apotopotoga a Ie¯su¯ i Sa¯moa.” MA, University of Hawaii at Manoa. 244 pp.

Turpin, Myfany. 2005. "Form and meaning of Akwelye: A Kaytetye women's song series from Central Australia.” PhD, University of Sydney. 415 pp.

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Baldridge, Christopher M. 2004. "Modern music and cultural identity in Corsica.” MA, Oregon State University.

Browne, Kimasi Lionel John. 2005. "’Soul or nothing’: The formation of cultural identity on the British Northern Soul scene.” PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. 494 pp. Advisor: Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje. (3190484)

Daughtry, James Martin. 2006. "The intonation of intimacy: ethics, emotion, metaphor, and dialogue among contemporary Russian bards.” PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. 415 pp. Advisor: Timothy Rice. (3269258)

Dorman, Matthew John. 2009. "The sound of a thousand lakes: Rock music and cultural symbolism in Finland.” University of California, Santa Barbara (PhD). 270 pp. Advisor: Timothy Cooley. (3350339)

Elavsky, Charles Michael. 2005. "Producing ‘local’ repertoire: Czech identity, pop music, and the global music industry.” PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 351 pp. Advisor: Cameron McCarthy. (3182257)

Elliott, Melissa Wynne. 2006. "Music, race and diaspora: Romani music making in Ostrava, Czech Republic.” PhD, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

Endrinal, Christopher James Scott. 2008. "Form and style in the music of U2.” PhD, Florida State University. 173 pp. Advisor: Jane Piper Clendinning. (3321477)

Fair, Doris Maul. 2009. "Billy's box: Material culture, musical idiom, and musicianship in Irish button accordion.” Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania. 349 pp. Advisor: Robert Blair St. George.(3363289)

Guillorel, Éva. 2008. "La complainte et la plainte: chansons de tradition orale et archives criminelles: deux regards croisés sur la Bretagne d'Ancien Régime (16e-18e siècles).” PhD, Université de Haute-Bretagne. 987 pp. Advisor: Philippe Hamon.

Helbig, Adriana Nadia. 2005. "’Play for me, old gypsy’: Music as political resource in the Roma rights movement in Ukraine.” Ph.D., Columbia University. 273 pp. Advisor: Ana-Maria Ochoa (3188746)

Hill, Juniper Lynn. 2005. "From ancient to avant-garde to global: Creative processes and institutionalization in Finnish contemporary folk music.” PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. 400 pp. Advisor: Timothy Rice and Anthony Seeger. (3188335)

Iacovazzi, Giovanna. 2009. "Un bruit pieux. La musique des bandas à la fête de Santa Maria Mater Gratiae à Zabbar [Malta].” PhD, Université Paris Sorbonne. Advisor: François Picard.

Johnston, Jesse Alan Newhouse. 2008. "The cimbal (cimbalom) in Moravia: Cultural organology and interpretive communities.” Ph.D., University of Michigan. 373 pp. Advisors: Judith O.Becker and Amy K. Stillman (3328857)

Kallimopoulou, Eleni. 2006. "Music, meaning and identity in a contemporary Greek urban movement: the 'Paradhosiaka' phenomenon.” PhD, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. (13569953)

Kefalaki, Margarita. 2008. "L'identité culturelle en Méditerranée: musiques et danses de Corse et de Naxos.” PhD, Università di Corsica Pasquale Paoli. 415 pp. Advisor: Dominique Salini.

Kirilov, Kalin Stanchev. 2007. "Harmony in Bulgarian music.” PhD, University of Oregon. 531 pp. Advisor: Jack Boss. (3294000)

Miller, Thomas. 2004. "Songs from the house of the dead: sound, shamans, and collecting in the North Pacific, 1900-2000.” PhD, Columbia University. 498 pp. (3147261)

Pieslak, Sabina Pauta. 2007. "A political history of Romanian colinde (carols).” PhD, University of Michigan. 234 pp Advisor: Judith O. Becker. (3253385)

Pirzl, Doris. 2008. "Der Rap in Frankreich: Untersuchungen zu seinen Funktionen” [Rap in France: Studies on its functions]. PhD, Universität Wien. 231 pp.

Rapuano, Deborah L. 2005. "Every drop hollows the stone: an ethnographic study of traditional Irish music pub sessions.” PhD, Loyola University of Chicago. 280 pp. (3175769)

Rosenberg, Ruth Emily. 2006. "Eloquence and encounter: Corsican female lament in performance and imagination.” Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania. 283 pp. Advisor: Gary Tomlinson.(3225533)

Sageloly, Serge. "La jota aragonaise: tradition orale d’une poésie chantée dans l’Espagne.” d’aujourd’hui.” PhD, Université Paris Sorbonne. 287 pp. Advisors: Jésus Aguila and Jean-Christophe Maillard

Samtani, Roshan. 2006. "Structure and strategy in flamenco guitar performance.” PhD, Brown University. 530 pp. Advisor: Jeff Todd Titon. (3227987)

Stoichita, Victor. 2006. "L'art de la feinte. Musique et malice dans un village tsigane de Roumanie.” PhD, Université de Paris-Nanterre. 533 pp. Advisor: Bernard Lortat-Jacob.

Vazanova, Jadranka. 2008. "Svadobne noty: Ceremonial wedding tunes in the context of Slovak traditional culture.” PhD, City University of New York. 421 pp. Advisor: Stephen Blum. (3300699)

Villela, Damien. 2008. "Affirmations culturelles dans la musique traditionnelle de Transylvanie.” PhD, Université Paris Sorbonne. 305 pp. Advisor. André-Marie Despringre.

Wilkins, Frances. 2009. "The old ship of Zion: singing in Evangelicalism in North-East and Northern Isles Scottish coastal communities, 1859-2009.” PhD, Aberdeen University. 396 pp.

Wipplinger, Jonathan Otto. 2006. "The jazz republic: Music, race, and American culture in Weimar Germany.” Ph.D., University of Michigan. 397 pp. Advisor: Scott D. Spector. (3224787)

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Latin American and the Carribbean

Colman, Alfredo Cesar. 2005. "The diatonic harp in the performance of Paraguayan identity.” PhD, The University of Texas at Austin. 2005, 337 pp. Advisor: Gerard Behague. (3187828)

Dickerson, Valerie Anne. 2009. "Are those congas in the pulpit?: hymns, alabanza y adoración (praise and worship) music, and the evangelical subculture of western Cuba.” PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. 258 pp. Advisors: Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje and StevenLoza. (3401638)

Dodge, Kimberly A. 2008. "Fusión peruana contemporary Peruvian musical hybrids.” MA, University of California, San Diego. 133 pp. (1453366)

Espinoza Contreras, Telba. 2009. "La música popular como arena de negociación en la literatura caribeña contemporánea.” MA, Louisiana State University. 136 pp. Available: http://etd.lsu.edu/docs/available/etd-04142009-201914/.

Fernandes, Adriana. 2005. "Music, migrancy, and modernity: A study of Brazilian Forro.” PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 332 pp. Advisor: Tom Turino. (3202092)

Gidal, Marc Meistrich. 2010. "Crossing and purifying boundaries: the music of Umbanda and Quimbanda within the Afro-Gaucho religious community of southernmost Brazil.” PhD, Harvard University. 497 pp.

Gill, Hannah E. 2005. "Breaking the rules: the impact of transnational migration on religion, music and occupation in the Dominican Republic.” PhD, Oxford University. (13327621)

Goldschmitt, Kariann Elaine. 2009. "Bossa mundo: Brazilian popular music's global transformations (1938-2008).” PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. 253 pp. Advisor: Timothy Taylor. (3384009)

Henriques, Donald Andrew. 2006. "Performing nationalism: Mariachi, media and transformation of a tradition (1920--1942).” PhD, The University of Texas at Austin. 198 pp. Advisor: Lorenzo F. Candelaria. (3294414)

Hope, William M. 2009. "’Donde nace lo cubano’: Aesthetics, nationalist sentiment, and Cuban music making.” PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 317 pp. Advisor: Arlene Torres. (3392072)

Kirschstein, Natalie Suzanne. 2007. "Reclaiming the future: Communal space, collective memory, and political narrative on Uruguay's murga stage.” PhD, Harvard University. 431 pp. (3265183)

Landies, Maurea E. 2009. "The band carries medicine: Music, healing and community in Haitian/Dominican Rara/Gaga.” PhD, Columbia University. 262 pp. Advisor: Christopher Washburne. (3373713)

Lorenz, Shanna. 2007. "Japanese in the samba": Japanese Brazilian musical citizenship, racial consciousness, and transnational migration.” PhD, University of Pittsburgh. 213 pp. (3300518)

Luker, Morgan James. 2009. "The tango machine: Musical practice and cultural policy in the post-crisis Buenos Aires.” PhD, Columbia University. 306 pp. Advisor: Ana Maria Ochoa. (3373794)

Marcuzzi, Michael David. 2005. "A historical study of the ascendant role of bàtá drumming in Cuban òrìsà worship.” PhD, York University. 581 pp.,

Martin-Frost, Ladona Beth. 2009. "Pedagogy and politics in Bolivian music education at the end of Neoliberal Reform.” PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 391 pp. Advisor: Tom Turino. (3363128)

McNeal, Meida Teresa. 2007. "Choreographing citizenship in the ‘gayelle’: Performing Trinidadian cultural nationalisms.” PhD., Northwestern University. 424 pp. Advisors: Margaret T. Drewal and Dwight Conquergood. (3284149)

Miller, Richard Elbert. 2006. "The guitar in the Brazilian choro: analyses of traditional, solo, and art music.” PhD, Catholic University of America. 437 pp. (3198189)

Minks, Amanda. 2006. "Interculturality in play and performance: Miskitu children's expressive practices on the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua.” PhD, Columbia University. 326 pp. Advisor: Aaron A. Fox (3203760)

Moonsammy, Patricia A.. 2009. "Rapso warriors: Poetic performance, revolution, and conscious art music in Trinidad and Tobago." PhD, University of Michigan. 299 p. Advisor: Ruth Behar. (3354032)

Mullen, Kimberly Lynn. 2005. "Dancing for the orichas: performing AfroCuban folkloric ritual dances.” MA, University of California, Los Angeles.

Oleinik, Ann E. 2005. "Negotiating the past, negotiating modernity: paranda music of the Garifuna of Belize.” MM, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 109 pp.

Party, Daniel. 2006. "Bolero and balada as the guilty pleasures of Latin American pop” [Chile, Miami] Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania. 171 pp. Advisor: Guthrie Ramsey, Jr. (3211132)

Ritter, Jonathan Larry. 2006. "A river of blood music, memory, and violence in Ayacucho, Peru.” PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. 403 pp. Advisor: Anthony Seeger. (32474370)

Robinson, Gregory J. 2008. "'Entre gauchos no hay fronteras': Traditional music and the post-frontier in Chilean Patagonia.” PhD, University of Pennsylvania. 237 pp. (3309496)

Rodríguez, Marisol. 2007. "Construction identitaire à travers la musique et les habitudes d’écoute. Le cas d’une communauté anglo-africaine de la Caraïbe hispanophone.” PhD, Université de Montréal. 474 pp.

Rojas, Monica M. 2007. "Docile devils: Performing activism through Afro-Peruvian dance.” PhD, University of Washington. 325 pp. Advisor: Shannon Dudley. (3252889)

Rosette, Christine. 2004. "La musique afro-latine en tant que discours social dans les Antilles hispaniques: seconde moitié du XXe siècle.” PhD, Université de Paris. 658 pp.

Rougier, Thierry. 2006. "Les cantadores, poètes improvisateurs de la cantoria: une tradition en mouvement dans le Nordeste brésilien.” PhD, Université de Bordeaux. 333 pp. Advisor: Sory Camara.

Ruf-Maldonado, Elizabeth. 2006. "Cubanidad and the performance of blackness in the theater of Cuba's ‘special period.’" PhD, Columbia University. 215 p. Advisor: Julie Stone Peters. (3209375)

Santamaria Delgado, Carolina. 2006. "Bambuco, tango and bolero: Music, identity, and class struggles in Medellin, Colombia, 1930—1953.” Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh. 233 pp. Advisor: Andrew Weintraub. (3224038)

Santos, Regina Lopes Dos. 2004. "Brazilian popular music and modernist discourse on national identity.” PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 176 pp. (3140389)

Schaeffer, Nancy Ellen. 2006. "Fishermen, farmers, and fiestas: Continuity in ritual of traditional villages on the northwest coast of Peru.” PhD, The University of Texas at Austin. 246 pp. Advisors: Terence Grieder andHenry Dietz. (3284729)

Sera, James. 2005. "Social hierarchy and mobility: Capoeira in Salvador, Brazil.” PhD, The University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. 208 pp. (3185617)

Stroud, Sean James. 2005. "'Disco eÌ? cultura': MPB and the defence of tradition in Brazilian popular music.” PhD, King's College London (University of London). (13324051)

Tremura, Welson. 2004. "With an open heart Folia de Reis, a Brazilian Spiritual journey through song.” PhD, Florida State University. 322 pp. Advisor: Dale A. Olsen. (3137386)

Vernier, Simon. 2006. "Homogénité et diversité des instruments de musique de Mésoamérique précolombienne.” PhD, Université de Montréal. 639 pp. (NR23946)

Vilches, Freddy. 2006. "Poesía, canción y cultura popular en Latinoamérica: la nueva canción chilena.” PhD, University of Oregon. 363 pp. (3224128)

Vaughan, Umi A. 2008. "Dancing & being: Timba music, contested spaces, and the performance of identity in Cuba.” PhD, University of Michigan. 297 pp. (3328980)

Wheeler, Jesse Samuel. 2007. "Dark matter towards an architectonics of rock, place, and identity in Brasília's utopian underground.” PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. 411 pp. Advisor: Anthony Seeger. (3299542)

Wilson, Timothy. 2006. "Rocking the regime: The role of Argentine rock music in a changing socio-political context (1970--1985).” PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 197 pp. Advisor: Dara Goldman. (3223751)

Wong, Ketty. 2007. "La música nacional: changing perceptions of the Ecuadorian national identity in the aftermath of the rural migration of the 1970s and the international migration of the late 1990s.” PhD, The University of Texas at Austin. 377 pp. Advisor: Robin D. Moore. (3284691) Available: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/etd/d/2007/wongk01451/wongk01451.pdf

Woods, Alyssa S. 2009. "Rap vocality and the construction of identity.” PhD, University of Michigan. 253 pp. Advisor: Nadine M. Hubbs. (3382477)

Ximenes, Heidy Kiepper. 2008. "The carnivals of Salvador.” Ph.D, University of Kentucky. 396 pp. Advisor: Jonathan Glixon. (3326739)

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Middle East

Feki, Soufiane. 2008. "Musicologie, sémiologie ou ethnomusicologie: quel cadre épistémologique, quelles méthodes pour l'analyse des musiques du maqâm?: eléments de réponse à travers l'analyse de quatre taqsîms.” PhD, Université Paris Sorbonne. 475 pp. Advisor: François Picard.

Glasser, Jonathan. 2008. "Genealogies of al-Andalus: Music and patrimony in the modern Maghreb.” PhD, from University of Michigan. 423 pp. Advisor: Carol B. Bardenstein. (3343071)

Klein, Yaron. 2009. "Musical instruments as objects of meaning in classical Arabic poetry and philosophy.” PhD, Harvard University. 263 pp. Advisor: Wolfhart P. Heinrichs. (3385552)

McDonald, David A. 2006. "My voice is my weapon: music, nationalism, and the poetics of Palestinian resistance.” PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 423 pp.

Mirtaheri, Fatemeh. 2007. "Music of Noruz, the Iranian New Year.” PhD, University of Sheffield. (15275377)

Moufarrej, Guilnard Jean. 2005. "Music and the ritual of death among the Maronite Christians in Lebanon.” PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. 249 pp. Advisor: Ali Jihad Racy. (3207381)

Nabti, Mehdi. 2008. "La confrérie Aïssâwa du Maroc en milieu urbain les pratiques rituelles et sociales du mysticisme contemporain.” PhD, École des hautes études en sciences sociales. 613 pp. Advisor: Nilüfer Göle

Sinnamon, J. M. 2008. "Songs of grief and grievance music emotion and Palestine martyrdom.” PhD, Queens University Belfast. (15279752)

Stohrer, Ulrike. 2009. "Bar'a: rituelle Performance, Identität und Kulturpolitik im Jemen.” Berlin: Klaus Schwarz. PhD, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main. 259 p.

Thomas, Anne Elise. 2006. "Developing Arab music: Institutions, individuals, and discourses of progress in Cairo, 1932—2005.” PhD, Brown University. 337 pp. Advisor: Marc Perlman. (3227948)

Ulaby, Laith. 2008. "Performing the past sea music in the Arab gulf states.” PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. 220 pp. Advisors: Ali Jihad Racy and AnthonySeeger. (3354389)

Vicente, Victor Amaro. 2007. "The aesthetics of motion in musics for the Mevlana Celal ed-Din Rumi.” PhD, University of Maryland, College Park. 373 pp. (3283437)

Zarbafian, Dariush. 2008. "La musique savante iranienne, contribution à l'analyse des systèmes modaux et de la métrique.” PhD, Université de Toulouse. 294 pp. Advisors: Jésus Aguila and Simha Arom.

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North American

Adrian, Allison Elizabeth. 2008. 'A mighty fortress' far from Lake Wobegon: The music of Minnesota's newest Lutherans.” PhD, University of Minnesota. 337 pp. (3318042)

Aiken, Katie J. 2008. "Navigating hybrid identities performing "Irishness" in an urban soundscape.” MA, University of Denver. 239 pp. (1453935)

Aveni, John Anthony. 2004. "Such music as befits the new order of things: African American professional musicians and the cultural identity of a race, 1880-1920.” PhD, Rutgers University.

Azcona, Stevan César. 2008. "Movements in Chicano music: performing culture, performing politics, 1965-1979.” University of Texas at Austin (PhD). 304 pp. 3320607. Advisor: Jose E. Limon and Stephen Slawek. http://www.lib.utexas.edu/etd/d/2008/azconad43421/azconad43421.pdf.

Balish, Jamie. 2005. "Hope, unification and resentment: A metaphorical analysis of musical lyrics written in response to the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.” PhD, Bowling Green State University. Advisor: John J. Makay. (3193669)

Barzel, Tamar. 2004. "’Radical Jewish culture’: Composer/improvisers on New York City's 1990s downtown scene.” PhD, University of Michigan. 229 pp. Advisors: Judith O. Becker and Richard Crawford. (3253200)

Beatty, Angie Colette. 2005. "What is this gangstressism in popular culture? Reading rap music as a legitimate hustle and analyzing the role of agency in intrafemale aggression.” PhD, University of Michigan. 238 pp. Advisors: Susan J. Douglas and Catherine R. Squires. (3186572)

Bettison, Oscar. 2009. "'I wanna take you higher': The stylistic development and cultural dissemination of post-psychedelic funk music." PhD, Princeton University. 326 pp. Advisor: Steve Mackey (3341285)

Bruner, Ike. 2006. "Taken to the extreme: Heavy metal cover songs. The impact of genre.” Bowling Green State University. Advisor: Melissa M. Spirek. (3221024)

Canon, Sherri Dawn. 2005. "Music, dance, and family ties: Ghanaian and Senegalese immigrants in Los Angeles.” PhD, The University of Texas at Austin. 322 pp. Advisor: Veit Erlmann. (3178306)

Carson, Charles Daniel. 2008. "Broad and Market: At the crossroads of race and class in Philadelphia jazz, 1956—1980.” Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania. 179 pp. Guthrie Ramsey, Jr. (3309406)

Clayton, Matthew Daniel, II. 2009. "M-Base: Envisioning change for jazz in the 1980s and beyond." PhD, Harvard University. 213 pp. Advisor: Ingrid Monson. (3350952)

Cole, Hazel Bell James. 2008. "’George Bush doesn't care about black people’: Hip hop, public discourse and black politics in the early 21st century.” PhD, The University of Southern Mississippi. 185 pp. Advisor: Christopher Campbell. (3346523)

Corin, Amy Ruth. 2005. "Queer country, line dance Nazis, and a Hollywood barn dance: Country music and the performance of identity in Los Angeles, California.” PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. 463 pp. Advisor: Timothy Rice. (3218623)

Dillane, Aileen. 2009. "Sound tracts, songlines, and soft repertoires: Irish music performance and the city of Chicago.” PhD, The University of Chicago. 297 pp. Advisor: Martin Stokes. (3362461)

Doss, Katherine Conrad. 2008. "Louisiana romp: Examining the performance of traditional Cajun music within a contemporary setting.” MA, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 117 pp. Advisor: William R. Ferris. (1454459)

Farley, Jeff. 2008. "Making America s music: jazz history and the Jazz Preservation Act.” PhD, University of Glasgow. 238 pp.

Fass, Sunni Michelle. 2006. "The 2005 Lotus World Music and Arts Festival processes of production and the construction of spatial liminality.” PhD, Indiana University. 50 pp. Advisor: Ruth M. Stone. (32152040)

Feder, J. Lester. 2006. "’Song of the South’: Country music, race, region, and the politics of culture, 1920—1974.” PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. 253 pp. Advisor: Robert Fink. (3226073)

Ferrigno, Emily Daus. 2008. "Technologies of emotion: Creating and performing drum 'n' bass.” Wesleyan University (PhD). 229 pp. Advisor: Mark Slobin. (3310363)

Font, David. 2007. "’Alan Lomax's iPOD?’: Smithsonian global sound and applied ethnomusicology on the Internet.” MA, University of Maryland, College Park. 89 pp. Advisor: Jonathan Deuck. (1443450)

Foster, Lisa Renee 2006. "Music, publics, and protest: The cultivation of democratic nationalism in post-9/11 America.” PhD, The University of Texas at Austin. 229 pp. Advisor: Dana Cloud. (3251973)

Furlonge, Nicole Leta Brittingham. 2006. "On the lower frequencies: Listening and African American expressive culture.” Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania. 219 pp. Advisor: Herman Beavers. (3211071)

Gelb, Gregg. 2008. "1959 jazz: A historical study and critical analysis of jazz and its artists and recordings in 1959.” DMA, University of North Carolina at Greensboro. 80 pp. Advisor: John Salmon. (3337467) Available: http://libres.uncg.edu/ir/uncg/f/Gelb_uncg_0154D_10019.pdf

Geyer, Christopher R. 2005. "Primitive echoes: The capturing and conjuring of Native American music." Ph.D., Indiana University. 253 pp. Advisor: Ruth M. Stone. (3204280)

Gibson, Rachel E. 2009. "Musical parenting: An ethnographic account of musical interactions of parents and young children.” PhD, University of Washington. 226 pp. Advisor: Patricia Shehan Campbell. (3377340)

Greene, Stephen R. 2008. "Visions of a ‘musical America’ in the radio age.” PhD, University of Pittsburgh. 383 pp. (3335759)

Hennessy, Jeffrey James. 2008. "Fiddle grooves: Identity, representation, and the sound of Cape Breton fiddle music in popular culture.” PhD, University of Toronto. 301 pp. (NR58007)

Hill, Edwin C. 2007. "Black Soundscapes, White Stages: The meaning of sound in the black francophone Atlantic.” PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. 232 pp. Advisor: Francoise Lionnet. (3304699)

Ingalls, Monique Marie. 2008. "Awesome in this place: Sound, space, and identity in contemporary North American evangelical worship.” Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania. 450 pp. Advisor: Timothy Rommen. (3328582)

Janeczko, Jeffrey Matthew. 2009. "’Beyond klezmer’ redefining Jewish music for the twenty-first century.” PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. 428 pp. Advisor: Timothy Rice. (3374879)

Jeffries, Michael P. 2008. "Thug life: Race, gender, and the meaning of hip-hop.” PhD, Harvard University. 332 pp. Advisor: William Julius Wilson. (3312400)

Johnson, Birgitta Joelisa. 2008. "’Oh, for a thousand tongues to sing’: music and worship in African American megachurches of Los Angeles, California.” PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. 597 pp. Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje. (3322020)

Johnson, Idella Lulamae. 2009. "Development of African American gospel piano style (1926-1960): A socio-musical analysis of Arizona Dranes and Thomas A. Dorsey.” PhD, University of Pittsburgh. 427 pp. Advisor: Nathan Davis. (3384826)

Kajikawa, Loren Yukio.2009. "Centering the margins: Black music and American culture, 1980—2000.” PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. 226 pp. Advisor: Robert Walser. (3388163)

Keenan, Elizabeth Kathleen. 2008. "Acting like a 'lady': Third wave feminism, popular music, and the white middle class.” PhD, Columbia University. 347 pp. (3333371)

King, Martha. 2006. "Madison County Project: Collaborative ethnography, tradition, and media.” MA, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 103 pp. Advisor: Glenn Hinson. (1435054)

Klassen, Judith Marie. 2008. "Encoding song: Faithful defiance in Mexican Mennonite music making” PhD, Memorial University of Newfoundland (Canada), 366 pp. (NR47913)

Klypchak, Bradley C. 2007. "Performed identities: Heavy metal musicians between 1984 and 1991 .” PhD, Bowling Green State University. 353 pp. Advisor: Jeffrey A. Brown. (3241776)

Koonce, Richard Sheldon. 2006. "The symbolic rape of representation: A rhetorical analysis of Black musical expression on Billboard's Hot 100 charts .” PhD, Bowling Green State University. Advisor: John Makay. (3233081)

Krieger, Janet Meryl. 2009. "Rough to the board: Creating performance in American recording studios.” PhD, Indiana University. 237 pp. Advisor: Portia K. Maultsby. (3390320)

Lavengood, Kathleen Elizabeth. 2008. Transnational communities through global tourism experiencing Celtic culture through music practice on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. PhD, Indiana University. 315 pp. Advisor: Ruth Stone. (3319835)

Lechner, Ethan. 2008. "Composers as ethnographers: Difference in the imaginations of Colin McPhee, Henry Cowell, and Lou Harrison.” PhD, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 256 pp. Advisors: Sarah Weiss and Severine Neff. (3315678)

Lingo, Elizabeth Long. 2005. Negotiations and lovesongs: A theory of nexus work in market-based cultural industry projects (Tennessee). PhD, Harvard University. Advisor: Kathleen McGinn. (3194428)

Loughran, Maureen E. 2008. "Community powered resistance: Radio, music scenes and musical activism in Washington, D.C.” PhD, Brown University. 212 pp. (3335677)

Lubach, Kaye Leora. 2006. "Tradition, ideology and the history of Hindustani music in the United States in the 20th century.” PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. 384 pp. Advisor: Daniel Neuman. (3226044)

Matiure, Sheasby. 2008. "Performing Zimbabwean music in North America: An ethnography of mbira and Marimba performance practice in the United States.” PhD, Indiana University. 403 pp. Advisor: Ruth M. Stone. (3344589)

McCabe, C. Wilbert. 2008. "African American sacred music: An Afrocentric historical narrative.” PhD, Temple University. 144 pp. Advisor: Molefi K. Asante. (3326602)

McGinley, Paige A. 2008. "Sound travels: Performing diaspora and the imagined American South.” PhD, Brown University. 254 pp. Advisor: Rebecca Schneider. (3319110)

Mekuria, Wosenyelesh. 2006. "Modern-day griots: Imagining Africa, choreographing experience, in a West African performance in New York.” PhD, City University of New York. 311 p. Advisor: Vincent Crapanzano. (3232034)

Melzer, Ashley Denise. 2009. "Time's the revelator: Revival and resurgence in alt.country and modern old-time American music.” MA, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 107 pp. Advisor: William R. Ferris. (1473058)

Miksche, James J. 2005. "Upper Midwestern singer/composers: An ethnographic folkloristic study.” PhD, The University of Wisconsin – Madison. 219 pp. Advisor: James P. Leary. (3199998)

Morin, Matthew McNamara. 2008. "Facilitating praxial music education at the East Boston youth center, Zumix.” MA, Tufts University. 116 pp. (1456633)

Mundundu, Anicet Mudimbenga. 2005. "The recontextualization of African music in the United States: A case study of Umoja African Arts Company.” PhD, University of Pittsburgh. 259 pap. Advisors: J. H. Kwabena Nketia and Nathan T. Davis. (3188973)

Murphy, Clifford R. 2008. "New England Country & Western music: Self-reliance, community expression, and regional resistance on the New England frontier.” Ph.D., Brown University. 453 pp. (3335684)

Neff, Ali Colleen. 2007. "Let the world listen right: Freestyle hip-hop at the contemporary crossroads of the Mississippi Delta.” MA, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 230 pp.Advisor: William R. Ferris. (1442325)

Nicholsen, Michael D. 2007. "’Auld sod’ and the new turf: Entertainment, nationalism, and identity in the Irish traditional music community of Chicago, 1868—1999.” PhD, Loyola University Chicago. 352 pp. Advisor: Lewis A. Erenberg. (3295469)

Noakes, Jennie. 2008. "’From the top of the mountain’: Traditional music and the politics of place in the Central Appalachian Coalfields.” PhD, from University of Pennsylvania. 227 pp. (3309487)

Parshall, Joshua. 2009. "Contemporary klezmer: Music, identity, and meaning.” MA, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 117 pp. Advisor: Glenn Hinson. (1467292)

Patterson, Karin Gaynell. 2007. "Expressions of Africa in Los Angeles public performance, 1781-1994.” PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. 408 pp. Jacqueline C. DjeDje. (3295731)

Pruett, David B. 2007. "MuzikMafia: Community, identity, and change from the Nashville scene to the popular mainstream.” PhD, Florida State University. 399 pp. Research director: Frank Gunderson. (3399586)

Quick, Sarah L. 2009. "Performing heritage Metis music, dance, and identity in a multicultural state.” PhD, Indiana University. 388 pp. Advisor: Anya Peterson Royce (3378378)

Racanelli, David. 2010. "Diasporic jeliya in New York: A study of Mande griot repertoire and performance practice.” Ph.D., City University of New York. 245 pp. Advisor: Peter Manuel. (3396488)

Raffo Dewar, Andrew. 2009. "Handmade sounds: The Sonic Arts Union and American technoculture. Wesleyan University (PhD). 278 pp. Advisor: Mark Slobin. (3362663)

Rapport, Evan Joseph. 2006. "The musical repertoire of Bukharian Jews in Queens, New York.” PhD, City University of New York. 313 pp. Advisor: Stephen Blum. (3213235)

Reuther, Mildred Nina. 2007. "La Mémoire chantée des Secwepemc: transmission orale des savoirs et gestion de l'accès aux ressources chez les ‘Shuswap.’” PhD, Université Marc Bloch. 725 pp., Advisor: Eric Navet

Richter, Annett Claudia. 2008. "Fiddles, harmonicas, and banjos: Thomas Hart Benton and his role in constructing popular notions of American folk music and musicians.” PhD, University of Minnesota. 324 pp. (3321928)

Roberts, Tamara. 2009. "Musicking at the crossroads of Diaspora: Afro Asian musical politics.” PhD, Northwestern University. 243 pp. Advisor: E. Patrick Johnson. (3355718)

Rockwell, Joti. 2007. "Drive, lonesomeness, and the genre of bluegrass music.” PhD, The University of Chicago. 265 pp. (3262327)

Ryan, Jennifer. 2008. "'Can I get a witness?': Soul and salvation in Memphis music.” PhD, University of Pennsylvania. 212 pp. (3309501)

Sakakeeny, Matt. 2008. "Instruments of power: New Orleans brass bands and the politics of performance.” Ph.D., Columbia University. 343 p. Advisor: Aaron A. Fox. (3333433)

Schmitt, Jason. 2008. "Like the last 30 years never happened: Understanding Detroit rock music through oral history.” PhD, Bowling Green State University. 204 pp. Advisor: James Foust. (3375058)

Scully, Michael Francis. 2006. "American folk music revivalism, 1965—2005.” PhD, The University of Texas at Austin. 535 pp. Advisor: Jeffrey Meikle. (3287336)

Sharp, Charles Michael. 2008. "Improvisation, identity and tradition: experimental music communities in Los Angeles.” PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. 500 pp. Advisor: Roger Savage. (3354402)

Sheehan, Jeffrey W. 2008. "Ordinary people an ethnographic portrait of a Black Baptist congregation's faithful performance of religion.” PhD, Vanderbilt University. http://etd.library.vanderbilt.edu/ETD-db/available/etd-12032008-163240/.

Simpson, Kim Jefferson. 2005. "Hit radio and the formatting of America in the early 1970s.” PhD, The University of Texas at Austin. 354 pp. Advisor: Janet M. Davis. (3204254)

Stimeling, Travis David. 2007. "Space, place, and protest: Austin's progressive country music scene and the negotiation of Texan identities, 1968—1978.” Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 346 pp. Advisor: Jocelyn R. Neal. (3262647)

Stoia, Nicholas. 2008. "The musical frameworks of five blues schemes.” PhD, City University of New York. , 355 pp. Advisor: Stephen Blum. (3325400)

Thomas, Kara Rogers. 2004. "Music in the mountains music and community in western North Carolina.” PhD, Indiana University. 347 pp. (3162262)

Troutman, John William. 2004. "'Indian blues': American Indians and the politics of music, 1890—1935.” PhD, The University of Texas at Austin. 359 pp. Advisor: Neil Foley. (3143481)

Tulk, Janice Esther. 2008. "’Our strength is ourselves’: Identity, status, and cultural revitalization among the Mi'kmaq in Newfoundland.” PhD, Memorial University of Newfoundland. 470 pp. (NR47919)

Utley, Ebony A. 2006. "Transcendence: The rhetorical functions of the gangsta rapper's God (Snoop Dogg, Tupac Shakur, Lady of Rage).” PhD, Northwestern University. 222 pp. (3213016)

Vander Wel, Stephanie. 2008. "’I am a honky-tonk girl’: Country music, gender, and migration.” PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. 290 pp. Advisor: Robert Walser. (3316985)

Vinson, Laurence Duncan. 2004. "An ethnomusicological study of The Chorus of Westerly: an amateur/volunteer chorus in Rhode Island.” PhD, Brown University. 476 pp.

Waide, Blaine Quincy. 2009. "The green fields of the mind: Robert Johnson, folk revivalism, and disremembering the American past.” MA, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 113 pp. Advisor: William R. Ferris. 1467313)

Walker, Mary Jane. 2008. "Family music and family bands in New Mexico music. PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 392 pp. Advisor: Thomas Turino. (3314975)

Wayte, Lawrence A. 2007. "Bitches brood: The progeny of Miles Davis's "Bitches Brew" and the sound of jazz-rock.” PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. 298 pp. Advisor: Robert Walser. (3280959)

Wiens, Kathleen Ruth. 2008. "Music and politics in the Croatian-Canadian community.” MA, Memorial University of Newfoundland.172 pp. MR41976

Woodworth, Griffin Mead. 2008. "’Just another one of God's gifts’: Prince, African-American masculinity, and the sonic legacy of the eighties.” PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. 420 pp. Advisor: Robert Fink. (3356535)

Yoon, Paul Jong-Chul. 2005. "Christian identity, ethnic identity music making and prayer practices among 1.5- and second-generation Korean-American Christians.” PhD, Columbia University. 306 pp. (3151293)

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