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Preview | Theory and Method in Historical Ethnomusicology by Jonathan McCollum and David G. Hebert (eds.)

The Ethnomusicology Review Sounding Board is pleased to offer an overview from Jonathan McCollum and David G. Hebert of their forthcoming edited volume Theory and Method in Historical Ethnomusicology (Rowman and Littlefield/Lexington Books).

 

Concert Review | La Santa Cecilia with the David Wax Museum, Live at Royce Hall, April 11, 2014

Latinamericana, from City to Country: La Santa Cecilia with the David Wax Museum, Live at Royce Hall, April 11, 2014

Concert Review by Ben Doleac

 

Review | Revival and Reconciliation: Sacred Music in the Making of European Modernity by Philip V. Bohlman

Revival and Reconciliation: Sacred Music in the Making of European Modernity. By Philip V. Bohlman. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2013. [xxxiv, 285 p. ISBN 9780810881839. $85.] Music examples, illustrations, bibliography, index.

Reviewed by Nicholas J. Chong

 

Review | The Ma’lūf in Contemporary Libya: An Arab Andalusian Musical Tradition by Philip Ciantar

The Ma'lūf in Contemporary Libya: An Arab Andalusian Musical Tradition. By Philip Ciantar. Surrey: Ashgate, 2012. [xviii, 183 p. ISBN 9781409444725. £60/$98.49.] Music examples, photographs, bibliography, index.

Reviewed by Leila Tayeb

 

Review | Living the Hiplife: Celebrity and Entrepreneurship in Ghanaian Popular Music by Jesse Weaver Shipley

Living the Hiplife: Celebrity and Entrepreneurship in Ghanaian Popular Music. By Jesse Weaver Shipley. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2013. [xiii, 344 p. ISBN 9780822353669. $24.95.] Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index.

Reviewed by Jesse D. Ruskin

 

Review | Unfree Masters: Recording Artists and the Politics of Work by Matt Stahl

Unfree Masters: Recording Artists and the Politics of Work. By Matt Stahl. Durham: Duke University Press, 2012. [xi, 312 p. ISBN 9780822353430. $22.46.] Bibliography, Index.

Reviewed by Whitney Slaten

 

Review | Music, Culture and Conflict in Mali by Andy Morgan

Music, Culture, and Conflict in Mali: Music, Mausoleums, Ancient Manuscripts, Literature, Film, Theatre and Islamism in Mali by Andy Morgan. Copenhagen, Denmark: Freemuse, 2013.

Professional Growth in a Challenging Job Market: An Interview with Katherine Palmer, Applied Ethnomusicologist and Performer

Applied ethnomusicology is making inroads towards recognition as a valued contribution within professional organizations beside traditional academic research and/or teaching careers. Its embrace by some organizations is reflected by publication opportunities dedicated to the topic and by active branches of members with this shared interest.

Review | Empire of Song: Europe and Nation in the Eurovision Song Contest by Dafni Tragaki (ed.)

Empire of Song: Europe and Nation in the Eurovision Song Contest. Edited by Dafni Tragaki. Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press.[xiv, 321 p. ISBN 9780810888173. $85.] Bibliographical references, index.

Reviewed by Kristina Nielsen

 

Review | Rhymin' and Stealin': Musical Borrowing in Hip-Hop by Justin A. Williams

Rhymin’ and Stealin’: Musical Borrowing in Hip-Hop.  By Justin A. Williams.  Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2013.  [viii, 256 p. ISBN 978-0-472-11892-2 $65.]

Reviewed by Sarah Lappas

 

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