Pacific Review of Ethnomusicology, Volume 14 (2009)

Editorial

Gordon Thompson, founder of the Pacific Review of Ethnomusicology
First, congratulations on the twenty-fifth anniversary of The Pacific Review of Ethnomusicology. Those of us who founded the publication have taken pride in seeing its subsequent...
PRE Editors hunched over their "microcomputers"
The editors of Pacific Review of Ethnomusicology are proud to announce the publication of our 25th anniversary issue. As a growing and dynamic graduate student-run journal, PRE has the...
Wanda Bryant
Twenty-two years ago, I joined a small group of UCLA students in the Ethnomusicology Archive to begin work on the fourth volume of Pacific Review of Ethnomusicology. We had no clue what we...

Sounding Board

A.J. Racy
In scholarly disciplines, specialized journals play a multi-faceted role. They demonstrate the intellectual concerns of the field they belong to, express the views and interests of individual...

Featured Articles

Biography Michael Sakamoto is an interdisciplinary artist active in dance, theater, performance, and media art. His work has been performed and exhibited in Thailand, Mexico, and...
Viola
Abstract “Viola in the Sambas of the Recôncavo Baiano” is an ethnomusicological study about the 10-stringed musical instrument—popularly known as viola—brought...
Biography Deborah Justice is an ethnomusicologist, hammered dulcimer player, and old-time guitarist. She has presented her research at conferences for the Mid-Western and Middle...
Professor Jairazbhoy's lecture, originally published in PRE Vol. 7 (1997), is presented here in honor of his recent passing. We are thrilled to bring to the reader the original audio and video, as...

Reviews

In Black Atlantic Religion, J. Lorand Matory offers his take on some of the long-standing debates about the Brazilian religion of Candomblé by engaging current globalization and...
Female musicians have long been absent from jazz’s historical narrative. Outside of famous blues and jazz singers—Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughn...

Editorial & Advisory Boards

Editors
Beto González
Andrew Pettit
Jessie Vallejo
Nolan Warden

Advisors
Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje
A. J. Racy

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