What's Goin' On

Curated by Rosaleen Rhee

Moacir Santos’s Film Scores: Research in Progress

Lucas Zangirolami Bonetti is a PhD candidate at the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP) in São Paulo, Brazil. He is currently a Visiting Graduate Researcher in the Department of Spanish & Portuguese at the University of California, Los Angeles where he is conducting field research on the work of Brazilian composer Moacir Santos.

Review | Brass Bands of the World: Militarism, Colonial Legacies, and Local Music Making

Brass Bands of the World: Militarism, Colonial Legacies, and Local Music Making. Edited by Suzel Ana Reily and Katherine Brucher. (Soas Musicology Series) Surrey, England: Ashgate, 2013.

Review | Voices from the Canefields: Folksongs from Japanese Immigrant Workers in Hawai’i

Voices from the Canefields: Folksongs from Japanese Immigrant Workers in Hawai’i. By Franklin Odo. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. [xxviii, 242 pp. ISBN9780199813032, Hardback: $49.50.]. 

Reviewed by Jennifer Milioto Matsue / Union College

Review | Music in Kenyan Christianity: Logooli Religious Song

Music in Kenyan Christianity: Logooli Religious Song. By Jean Ngoya Kidula. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2013. [xv 312 pp. ISBN 978-0-253-00668-4, Paperback: 30.00, Cloth: 85:00, E-Book: 24.99].

 

Reviewed by Nicholas Ssempijja / Makerere University

Review | World Flutelore: Folktales, Myths and Other Stories of Magical Flute Power

World Flutelore: Folktales, Myths and Other Stories of Magical Flute Power. By Dale Olsen. Urbana- Champaign, Chicago, Springfield: University of Illinois Press, 2014. [XX, 264 p. ISBN 9780252079412. Paperback: $28:00; Cloth: $85:00].

Reviewed by Rose Boomsma / University of California, Los Angeles

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