Pacific Review of Ethnomusicology, Volume 11 (2006)

Sounding Board

When I wrote a term paper on fiddle music of the Luo of Kenya as a final project for J. H. Kwabena Nketia’s Music of Africa course at UCLA in Spring 1971, I never imagined that I would...

Featured Articles

Abstract This essay discusses the problem of archiving sound works. The case study on which it is based concerns the Sound Archive Project, designed and implemented by the digital...
Introduction The timbila xylophone is the primary musical instrument of the elaborately choreographed and musically accompanied Migodo dance dramas of the Chopi people of Southern...
Biography Jesse Ruskin is an M.A. student in ethnomusicology at UCLA, focusing on West African and African American music. Abstract Scholars have...
Biography Ben Wilson is an undergraduate student of Recreation Management Youth Leadership at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. In addition to recreation, his interests...

Reviews

As one of the world’s largest cities, Mexico City has long been a place of musical innovation and tradition. It is home to practically every Mexican folk and urban style and a point of entry...
Bryan McCann’s Hello, Hello Brazil gives music scholars yet another reason to be open to interdisciplinary work involving areas such as history, media studies and literary studies. McCann...
Following the death of Alan Lomax in 2002, an onslaught of literature has scrutinized his life’s work with the fervor of an IRS auditor (Gordon 2002; Work et al. 2005). Rather than engage in...
In recent years, the narcocorrido, a type of Mexican ballad usually performed by conjunto norteño groups, has become a popular subject of sociological inquiry. El Narcotraficante:...

Editorial & Advisory Boards

Editors
Melissa Morales
Amy L. Frishkey
Jesse Ruskin
Lauryn Salazar
Technical Services
Andrew Hieronymi
Brian Hogan

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