Ethnomusicology

Highlights from the Ethnomusicology Archive: the Aman collection

The Aman Folk Ensemble had its roots in a UCLA student dance group called the UCLA Village Dancers. In 1963, the campus group was re-conceived by Anthony Shay (Associate Professor of Dance at Pomona College) and Leona Wood (painter and dancer), as Aman.

More Ethnomusicology Archive Recordings Now Online at California Light and Sound

The UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive is pleased to announce that more recordings from the Archive's collections are now available online as part of the California Light and Sound Collection on the Internet Archive.  California Light and Sound is a project of the

Highlights from the Ethnomusicology Archive: More Mantle Hood materials coming to the Archive

Mantle Hood (1918-2005) was a pioneer in the field of ethnomusicology and the Founder and Director of the UCLA Institute (now Department) of Ethnomusicology.  Hood was on the UCLA Faculty from 1956 to 1975.  "Mantle Hood was a seminal figure in the field of ethnomusicology and his influence was

Remembering Kojo: The Maroons of Accompong, Jamaica

By guest columnist Carol Merrill-Mirsky, Ph.D.

 

Jeff Richmond, Jacqueline DjeDje, and Carol Merrill-Mirsky at the "Peace Cave" where the 1738-39 Peace Treaty was signed.  Photo courtesy Jeff Richmond.

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