Yearbook for Traditional Music

Articles from Vol. 43, 2011

Angry Drummers: A Taiko Group from Naniwa, Osaka, Japan
Angry Drummers: A Taiko Group from Naniwa, Osaka, Japan. 2010. Directed by Yoshitaka Terada. In Japanese with English subtitles. 85 minutes. Colour, DVD. Produced by the National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka, Japan. DVD can be rented free of charge from...
À Tue-Tête: Chant et Violon Au Pays De l'Oach, Roumanie/Fabricants D'émotion: Musique et Malice Dans Un Village Tsigane De Roumanie
Bouët, Jacques, Bernard Lortat-Jacob, and Speranta Radulescu. À tue-tête: Chant et violon au pays de l'Oach, Roumanie. Nanterre: Société d'ethnologie, 2002. 333 pp., photographs, diagrams, transcriptions, bibliography, discography, DVD. ISBN 2-901161-66-9.Stoichita,...
Bäuerliche Volksmusik Aus Südtirol 1940-42: Originalaufnahmen Zwischen NSIdeologie Und Heimatkultur / Peasant Folk Music of South Tyrol 1940-42: Original Recordings Bridging Homeland Culture and Nazi Ideology
Europe Bäuerliche Volksmusik aus Südtirol 1940-42: Originalaufnahmen zwischen NSIdeologie und Heimatkultur / Peasant Folk Music of South Tyrol 1940-42: Original Recordings Bridging Homeland Culture and Nazi Ideology. 2008. Studien Verlag, Innsbruck....
Binzasara: Music and Dance at Sensoji in Edo/tokyo
Dengaku, literally "field music" or "field entertainment," figures as one of the most important genres of traditional Japanese music, that is, music developed in Japan before the Meiji period (1868-1912).1 Dengaku has played a role in ceremonies at major...
Birmanie: Musique Du Théâtre Classique / Burma: Classical Theatre Music
Southeast Asia Birmanie: Musique du théâtre classique / Burma: Classical Theatre Music. 2010. Archives internationales de musique populaire AIMP 96-97. Disques VDE-Gallo VDE CD-1317/1318. Recorded by Philip Yampolsky. Annotated by Ward Keelor. Edited...
Blodeugerdd: Song of the Flowers: An Anthology of Welsh Music and Song
Blodeugerdd: Song of the Flowers: An Anthology of Welsh Music and Song. 2009. Smithsonian Folkways SFWCD 40552. Recorded by Jens Schroeder. Annotated and produced by Ceri Rhys Matthews. 44-page booklet with notes in Welsh and English. Welsh translation...
British Library Archival Sound Recordings
British Library Archival Sound Recordings URL: http://sounds.bl.ukDigitization of archive material has been on the agendas of numerous repositories in recent years. In 2010 the Heritage Lottery-funded "Tobar an Dualchais" resource (found at www.tobarandualchais.co.uk)...
Change at the International Istanbul Music Festival
The year 1973 marked the opening of the Bosphorus Bridge, the first bridge to link the European and Anatolian sides of the city of Istanbul, the only city in the world that spans two continents.1 The same year, the first Istanbul Festival took place...
Chinese Shadows: The Amazing World of Shadow Puppetry in Rural Northwest China
Chinese Shadows: The Amazing World of Shadow Puppetry in Rural Northwest China. A film by Frank Kouwenhouven and Antoinet Schimmelpenninck. 2007. Directed by Frank Kouwenhoven. Produced by CHIME. Interviews and translation by Antoinet Schimmelpenninck....
Die Performance Des Mouro in Nordportugal: Eine Studie Von Tanzdramen in Religiösen Kontexten
Alge, Barbara. Die Performance des Mouro in Nordportugal: Eine Studie von Tanzdramen in religiösen Kontexten. Intercultural Music Studies, 15. Berlin: Verlag für Wissenschaftund Bildung, 2010. Hardcover, 336 pp., glossary, references, index, figures...
Ein Musikalisches Stück Heimat: Ethnologische Beobachtungen Zum Deutschen Schlager
Mendívil, Julio. Ein musikalisches Stück Heimat: Ethnologische Beobachtungen zum deutschen Schlager. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag, 2008. 386 pp, bibliography, discography, black-and-white photos, diagrams, transcriptions. ISBN 978-3-89942-864-3.Ein musikalisches...
Enciclopédia Da Música Em Portugal No Século XX
Castelo-Branco, Salwa, ed. Enciclopédia da Música em Portugal no Século XX. Lisboa: Círculo de Leitores / Temas e Debates, 2010. 4 volumes (360, 371, 371, 385 pp.), 2 CDs. ISBN 978-989-644-091-6.This is not only the best work about music in Portugal...
Focus: Music, Nationalism and the Making of the New Europe
Bohlman, Philip V. Focus: Music, Nationalism and the Making of the New Europe. 2nd ed. New York and London: Routledge, 2011. xxxi, 317 pp., glossary, CD, map, bibliography, filmography, discography, index. ISBN 978-0-415-96063-2.An article I read years...
General Editor's Preface
Thirty years ago, on 27 August 1981, the International Folk Music Council became the International Council for Traditional Music. The twenty-sixth conference of the IFMC, held in Seoul, was simultaneously the first of the ICTM (although no one today...
Hanoi Eclipse: The Music of Dai Lam Linh
Hanoi Eclipse: The Music of Dai Lam Linh. 2010. Researched, directed, and produced by Barley Norton. In Vietnamese with English subtitles. 56 minutes. Colour, DVD. Distributed by Documentary Educational Resources (http://www. der.org).I agreed to review...
Indian Music Today: Masters of Raga and Tala Featured at the Concertgebouw
South asia Indian Music Today: Masters of Raga and Tala Featured at the Concertgebouw. 2008. Pan Records Pan 1993/94. Digital editing and mastering by Bernard Kleikamp. Annotated by Joep Bor, Suvarnalata Rao, Ludwig Pesch, Denise Nuttall, and Jane Harvey....
Indonésie: Chants Des ÎLes De Flores et Solor / Indonesia: Songs from the Islands of Flores and Solor
Indonésie: Chants des Îles de Flores et Solor / Indonesia: Songs from the Islands of Flores and Solor. 2010. Archives internationales de musique populaire AIMP 95. Disques VDE-Gallo VDE CD-1304. Recorded by Joséphine Simonnot (1992) and Dana Rappoport...
International Library of African Music (ILAM)
International Library of African Music (ILAM). Produced by Diane Thram and Elijah Madiba, in association with Rhodes University. 2011. URL: http://www.ru.ac.za/ilamThe International Library of African Music (ILAM) is located on the campus of Rhodes University...
Irish Pirate Ballads and Other Songs of the Sea
CROSS-REGIONAL collection Irish Pirate Ballads and Other Songs of the Sea. 2009. Smithsonian Folkways SFW CD 40553. Performed by Dan Milner with guest artists. Recorded, edited, and mastered by Gabriel Donohue. Annotated by Mick Moloney and Dan Milner....
Judeo-Caribbean Currents: Music of the Mikvé Israel-Emanuel Synagogue in Curaçao
CENTRAL AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN Judeo-Caribbean Currents: Music of the Mikvé Israel-Emanuel Synagogue in Curaçao. 2009. Anthology of Music Traditions in Israel, 22. The Jewish Music Research Centre, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem AMTI 0901. Annotated...
Kréol Blouz: Musikalische Inszenierungen Von Identität Und Kultur
Wergin, Carsten. Kréol Blouz: Musikalische Inszenierungen von Identität und Kultur. Köln: Weimar, 2010. 212 pp., photographs, bibliography, glossary, index, CD. ISBN 978-3-412-20442-6.In 2009, the maloya music and dance of Reunion Island was inscribed...
La Música Folclórica Dominicana
Santana, Josué, and Edis Sánchez. La música folclórica dominicana. Santo Domingo, DR: Instituto Panamericano de Geografía e Historia, 2010. 455 pp., tables, music transcriptions and examples, glossary, bibliography, photographs, CD. ISBN 978-9945-469-32-5.Despite...
Maiteí América: Harps of Paraguay
SOUTH AMERICA Maiteí América: Harps of Paraguay. 2009. Smithsonian Folkways SFW CD 40548. Annotated by Alfredo Colman. Produced by Carlos Rojas Hernández and Daniel E. Sheehy. 44-pp. booklet with notes in English and Spanish. 12 colour photographs, 1...
Musical Efficacy: Musicking to Survive-The Case of the Pygmies
It is certainly nothing new to point out that Pygmies,1 hunter-gatherers of the African equatorial rainforest, are known as a people who sing and dance-in other words, who "music"[dagger]-a lot. Their music, for the most part vocal polyphony, has been...
Music: Cape Breton's Unity in Diversity
Music: Cape Breton's Unity in Diversity. Produced by the Beaton Institute, Cape Breton University. URL: http://beatoninstitutemusic.ca/The website Music: Cape Breton's Unity in Diversity provides access to a rich archive of sound and video recordings...
Music, Dance, and Behaviour in a New Form of Expressive Culture: The Romanian Manea
OverviewThe popular music landscape of Romania today is dominated by the manea.1 It appeared in the late 1960s as a form of symbolic opposition by the Romani2 communities from the slums of the big cities on the Danube to their exclusion from Romanian...
Music in the Hispanic Caribbean: Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture
Moore, Robin. Music in the Hispanic Caribbean: Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009. 256 pp., glossary, references, index, resource list, CD. ISBN 978-0195375053.Robin Moorès new introductory book is superbly...
Music of the Ancestors: A Study of the Traditional Instrumental Music of the Iatmul of Papua New Guinea
Music of the Ancestors: A Study of the Traditional Instrumental Music of the Iatmul of Papua New Guinea. 2009. [revised version of PhD dissertation, "The Music of the Iatmul People of the Middle Sepik River (Papua New Guinea) with Special Reference to...
Open Planet of Sound (opOs)
Open Planet of Sound (opOs). e-learning project of the University of Basel, Switzerland. URL: http://www.opos.unibas.chOn the website Open Planet of Sound, you are welcomed by a world map with twelve dots spread over the continents. A click on a dot...
Outsinging the Nightingale: Lost Treasures of Bulgarian Music: 1905-1950; the Sound of the Balkans: Remastered from Original 78s
Outsinging the Nightingale: Lost Treasures of Bulgarian Music: 1905-1950; The Sound of the Balkans: Remastered from Original 78s. 2010. JSP Records JSP77134A-D. Compiled and annotated by Lauren Brody. 4, 8-pp. booklets with notes in English. 24 b/w photographs,...
Pete Seeger: American Favorite Ballads
Pete Seeger: American Favorite Ballads. 2009. Smithsonian Folkways SFW 40155. Performed by Pete Seeger. Compiled and annotated by JeffPlace and Guy Logsdon. 5 booklets with 34, 30, 26, 30, and 34 pp. of notes in English, respectively. 6 b/w photographs....
Raising Dust: A Cultural History of Dance in Palestine
Rowe, Nicholas. Raising Dust: A Cultural History of Dance in Palestine. London: I. B. Tauris and Co. Ltd., 2010. xii, 244 pp., illustrations, photographs, plate section, notes, interviewees, references, permissions, credits, and index. ISBN 978-1845119430.Starting...
Rethinking Musical Instrument Classification: Towards a Modular Approach to the Hornbostel-Sachs System
Preliminary thoughts: The Hornbostel and Sachs classification system in the era of computers and networksIn 1914, Erich von Hornbostel and Curt Sachs created a hierarchic ordering (macrotaxonomy) of all musical instruments, even though they (and many...
Review Essay: Ethnomusicology and the Use(fulness) of the Internet in 2011
Review Essay: Ethnomusicology and the Use(fulness) of the Internet in 2011Eight years ago, Suzel Reily predicted that the Internet would not just become a major source of information, but that it would also become a primary medium of communication and...
Roumanie: Musiques Festives Du Gorj / Romania: Festival Music from Gorj
Roumanie: Musiques festives du Gorj / Romania: Festival Music from Gorj. 2009. Archives internationales de musique populaire AIMP 90. VDE-Gallo VDE CD 1269. Recorded by Speranta R?dulescu, Florin Iordan, Costin Moisil, Mirela Radu, and Laurent Aubert....
The Best of Mance Lipscomb
NORTH AMERICA The Best of Mance Lipscomb. 2009. Arhoolie Records 537. Performed by Mance Lipscomb, with Frank Lipscomb and Wayne Davis. Recorded by Chris Strachwitz. Annotated by Chris Strachwitz and Adam Machado. Produced by Chris Strachwitz. 12-pp....
The Feast-Day of Tamar and Lashari
The Feast-Day of Tamar and Lashari. 1998. Directed by Hugo Zemp. 73 minutes. Colour, DVD. Produced by Documentary Educational Resources (http://www. der.org).Hugo Zemp's first ethnographic expeditions in Georgia took place during the summer of 1991,...
The Representation and Performance of African Music in German Popular Culture
Africa constituted a vivid part of the popular European imagination as early as the nineteenth century. Fascinated by travel accounts and adventure novels and, towards the end of the nineteenth century, by ethnographic shows and colonial exhibitions,...
The Time of Bells 3: Musical Bells of Accra, Ghana
AFRICA The Time of Bells 3: Musical Bells of Accra, Ghana. 2005. VoxLox 205. Recorded by Steven Feld and Nana Agazi. Annotated and produced by Steven Feld and Nii Noi Nortey. 12-pp. foldout booklet with notes in English. 13 colour, 3 b/w photographs....
Treasure of the Lisu: Ah-Cheng and His Music
Treasure of the Lisu: Ah-Cheng and His Music. 2010. Directed, filmed, and edited by Yan Chun Su. English subtitles. 30 minutes. Colour, DVD. Produced by Waterdrop Films (http://www.waterdropfilms.com/chiben/). Distributed by Documentary Educational Resources...
Uniqueness Re-Examined: The Vietnamese Lute ÐÀN ÐÁY
IntroductionIn October 2009, the genre ca trù of the Vi?t people was listed as a part of the World's Intangible Heritage in need of urgent safeguarding due to its uniqueness, its importance to the cultural identity of its bearers, and its alarming degree...
Voices from "Under-the-Garland": Singing, Christianity, and Cultural Transformations in Chuuk, Micronesia
Sa kékéénuk ikenááy pwún namanampwopwun áách feyiyééch.We sing your name today for it is Christianitythat brings our blessing.(excerpt from a Chuukese Protestant hymn)One way to theorize a history of native articulations is to historicize the processes...
Yinyue Tuxiangxue Yu Yunnan Minzu Yinyue Tuxiang Yanjiu
(ProQuest: ... denotes non-US-ASCII text omitted.)Wang Ling ... . Yinyue tuxiangxue yu Yunnan minzu yinyue tuxiang yanjiu ... [Music iconology and music iconography among the peoples of Yunnan]. Beijing: People's Publishing House, 2009. 353 pp., reference...