Yearbook for Traditional Music

Articles from Vol. 44, 2012

1909 * 1936 Walzenaufnahmen Aus Palau, Mikronesien / Wax Cylinder Recordings from Palau, Micronesia / Chesols er a Belau, Micronesia El Mlengai El Ousbech a "Wax Cylinder."
AUSTRALIA AND OCEANIA 1909 * 1936 Walzenaufnahmen aus Palau, Mikronesien / Wax Cylinder Recordings from Palau, Micronesia / Chesols er a Belau, Micronesia el mlengai el ousbech a "wax cylinder." 2011. Berliner Phonogramm-Archiv Historische Klangdokumente...
Alan Lomax Archive
Alan Lomax Archive. At the Association for Cultural Equity website. 2001-9. URL: http://www.culturalequity.org/alanlomax/ce_alanlomax_index.php. URL: http://research.culturalequity.org/.In the times of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (a plurilateral...
"A Limp with Rhythm": Convergent Choreographies in Black Atlantic Time
Until at least the 1980s, scholarship on Caribbean carnivals tended to overemphasize European roots because of the celebration's ties to the Christian calendar. Meanwhile, scholarship on Caribbean music has long been embroiled in nationalistic paradigms...
Alte Atlantische Tangos: Rhythmische Figurationen Im Wandel der Zeiten Und Kulturen
Torp, Jörgen. Alte atlantische Tangos: Rhythmische Figurationen im Wandel der Zeiten und Kulturen. Hamburg: LIT Verlag, 2007. 440 pp., bibliography. ISBN 978-3-8258-0700-9."Alte atlantische Tangos" (old Atlantic tangos), as the author tells us in his...
Bali: Terompong Beruk: Le Gamelan De Bangle / Bali: Terompong Beruk: The Gamelan of Bangle
SOUTHEAST ASIA Bali: Terompong beruk: Le gamelan de Bangle / Bali: Terompong Beruk: The Gamelan of Bangle. 2011. Archives internationales de musique populaire AIMP 99. Disques VDE-GALLO VDE CD-1331. Sound recording, editing, and mastering by Renaud Millet-Lacombe....
Colombie: Adoration À L'enfant-Dieu (Département Du Cauca) / Colombia: Adoration of the Christ Child (Cauca Department)
SOUTH AMERICAColombie: Adoration à l'enfant-Dieu (Département du Cauca) / Colombia: Adoration of the Christ Child (Cauca Department). 2011. Archives internationales de musique populaire 104. Disques VDE-GALLO VDE CD-1349. Recorded and annotated by Jérôme...
Coming out of the Stone: Dangerous Heritage and the Death of the Twinhox Band
IntroductionOn the morning of 10 January 2005, a group of people boarded an open dinghy at Namatanai, located about halfway down the east coast of mainland New Ireland in Papua New Guinea. On board were the young brothers Tony and Paul Wol, musicians...
Congo: Polyphonies Pygmées Du Nord-Congo / Congo: Pygmy Polyphonies from North Congo
AFRICA Congo: Polyphonies pygmées du nord-Congo / Congo: Pygmy Polyphonies from North Congo. 2011. Archives internationales de musique populaire 100. Disques VDE-GALLO VDE CD-1339. Recorded and annotated by Nathalie Fernando. 28-page booklet with notes...
"Connecting Cultures": The Mekong River at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, 2007
(ProQuest: ... denotes non-US-ASCII text omitted.)Each summer, the world-renowned Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC, mounts a huge, ten-day-long festival on the National Mall, showcasing the folk arts of selected US states, communities, occupational...
Digital Archive of the Taiwan Music Institute (...)
(ProQuest: ... denotes non-US-ASCII text omitted.)Digital Archive of the Taiwan Music Institute (...) In Chinese.URL: http://tmc.ncfta.gov.tw/.The Taiwan Music Institute was established by the Council for Cultural Affairs of the Taiwanese government...
DISMARC.Org
DISMARC.org. An Audio Aggregation Platform for Europeana, funded by the European Commission. 2007-11.URL: http://www.dismarc.org.As a site that aims to provide a centralized search engine for European sound archives, Dismarc.org does a very good job....
Embodying the Countryside in 'Aita Hasbawiya (Morocco)
As we leftSafiand began driving along a stretch of country road on our way to Rabat, one of my female traveling companions asked me if I had a cassette of 'aita on me. "Why?" I replied with a certain curiosity. "Oh ...," she continued, "I just feel like...
Fela Kuti: Music Is the Weapon
Filmed in 1982 in Lagos, Nigeria, by the French producer Stéphane Tchal-Gadjieffand cinematographer Jean Jacques Flori, this 53-minute documentary combines concert footage and interviews with Fela Anikulapo Kuti (1938-1997), the legendary innovator of...
From Kuno to Kebyar: Balinese Gamelan Angklung
From Kuno to Kebyar: Balinese Gamelan Angklung. 2010. Smithsonian Folkways SFW CD 50411. Recorded and annotated by Ruby Ornstein. 22-page PDF booklet with notes in English. 8 colour, 10 b/w photographs. 14-item bibliography, 4-item discography, glossary....
General Editor's Preface
Sixty-five years ago, the International Folk Music Council was established in London (22 September 1947). On 13-18 September 1948 the first general conference (predecessor of today's world conference) was held in Basel; in March 1949 the first Journal...
Gong Ensemble Music of the Dusun Tinagas of Sabah through the Gaze of Movement
IntroductionIn discussing gong ensemble music through the gaze of movement, gaze can be conceptualized at two interrelated levels: firstly, at the general contextual level of the audience (who are the spectators?), and secondly, at the deeper semantic...
Guest Editors' Preface
This volume of the Yearbook for Traditional Music is devoted to the themes of the 41st World Conference of the International Council for Traditional Music held in July of 2011 in St. John's Newfoundland (Canada) and hosted by Memorial University. One...
Hindustani Music: Thirteenth to Twentieth Centuries
Bor, Joep, Françoise "Nalini" Delvoye, Jane Harvey, and Emmie te Nijenhuis, eds. Hindustani Music: Thirteenth to Twentieth Centuries. New Delhi: Manohar, 2010. 736 pp., map, bibliography, discography, figures, music examples, index. ISBN: 97881-7304-758-9.Only...
I'll Sing for You
I'll Sing for You. 2005. Directed by Jacques Sarasin. In French and Bamanankan with English subtitles. 77 minutes. Colour DVD. Produced by Les Productions Faire Bleu. Distributed by First Run Features (USA), Harmonia Mundi (France), and Trigon Films...
Indonésie: Chants De Biboki (Timor Occidental) / Indonesia: Songs of Biboki (Western Timor)
Indonésie: Chants de Biboki (Timor occidental) / Indonesia: Songs of Biboki (Western Timor). 2011. Archives internationales de musique populaire 102. Disques VDE-GALLO VDE CD-1351. Recorded and annotated by Philip Yampolsky. 36-page booklet with notes...
Invozho: Traditional Songs of Udmurtia/Syulgam: Traditional Songs of Mordovia/Pajod: Pit'k Randaane: Lyydiläisiä Lauluja / Ludian Song
EUROPEInvozho: Traditional Songs of Udmurtia. 2005. Global Music Centre GMCD 0510. Various performers. Recorded by Kari Hakala. Annotated by Irina Nurieva and Jarkko Niemi. 27-page booklet with notes in Udmurtian and English. Translations by Natal'ya...
Italie: Musique Des Albanais De Calabre / Italy: Music of the Albanians of Calabria
Italie: Musique des Albanais de Calabre / Italy: Music of the Albanians of Calabria. 2011. Archives internationales de musique populaire 101. Disques VDE-GALLO VDE CD-1340. Recorded and annotated by Fabrice Contri with the collaboration of Anna Stratigò...
Jewish Cabaret in Exile: New Budapest Orpheum Society
Jewish Cabaret in Exile: New Budapest Orpheum Society. 2009. Cedille Records CDR 90000 110. Produced by James Ginsburg. Annotated by Philip V. Bohlman. 64-page booklet with notes in English and lyrics in German, Yiddish, and English. 2 b/w photographs,...
La India Canela: Merengue Típico from the Dominican Republic
CENTRAL AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEANLa India Canela: Merengue Típico from the Dominican Republic. 2008. Smithsonian Folkways Recordings SFW CD 40547. Recorded and mixed by Pete Reiniger. Annotated by Sydney Hutchinson. 32-page booklet with notes in English...
Landscapes of Indigenous Performance: Music, Song and Dance of the Torres Strait and Arnhem Land
Magowan, Fiona, and Karl Neuenfeldt, eds. Landscapes of Indigenous Performance: Music, Song and Dance of the Torres Strait and Arnhem Land. Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press, 2005. vii, 171 pp., index. ISBN 0-85575-493-1.Stubington, Jill. Singing the...
Magyar Népdaltípusok Példatára
Magyar népdaltípusok példatára (Collection of Hungarian folksong types). Produced by the Institute for Musicology of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. 2010. In Hungarian.URL: http://nepzeneipeldatar.hu.The Magyar népdaltípusok példatára, a collection...
Mauritanie / Mauritania: Coumbane Mint Ely Warakane
Mauritanie / Mauritania: Coumbane Mint Ely Warakane. 2010. INEDIT / Maison des Cultures du Monde W 260139. Produced and with notes by Michel Guignard. 8-page booklet and 36-page PDF booklet with notes in English and French, including some lyrics in Arabic....
Music and Displacement: Diasporas, Mobilities, and Dislocations in Europe and Beyond/Migrating Music
Levi, Erik, and Florian Scheding, eds. Music and Displacement: Diasporas, Mobilities, and Dislocations in Europe and Beyond. Europea: Ethnomusicologies and Modernities, 10. Lanham: Scarecrow Press, 2010. 207 pp., photographs, references, index. ISBN...
Music for a Goddess
Music for a Goddess. 2007. Produced and directed by Amy Catlin-Jairazbhoy and Nazir Ali Jairazbhoy. Narration in English with English language subtitles of Marathi and Kannada dialogue and song lyrics. Colour DVD. Narrated film, 72 minutes with an additional...
Music from Aluku: Maroon Sounds of Struggle, Solace, and Survival
Music from Aluku: Maroon Sounds of Struggle, Solace, and Survival. 2010. Smithsonian Folkways SFW CD 50412. Recorded and annotated by Kenneth Bilby. 18-page PDF booklet with notes in English. 9 colour and 4 b/w photographs, 3 maps, various illustrations....
Ngariwanajirri, the Tiwi "Strong Kids Song": Using Repatriated Song Recordings in a Contemporary Music Project
A population of approximately 2,500 Tiwi people resides on Bathurst and Melville Islands, collectively known as the Tiwi Islands, lying at the confluence of the Timor and Arafura Seas, about eighty kilometres north of Darwin, northern Australia. Song...
O Samba E Suas Fronteiras: "Pagode Romântico" E "Samba De Raiz" Nos Anos 1990
Trotta, Felipe. O samba e suas fronteiras: "Pagode romântico" e "samba de raiz" nos anos 1990. Preface by Carlos Sandroni. Coleção História, Cultura e Idéias, 12. Rio de Janeiro: Editora UFRJ, 2011. 300 pp., transcriptions, bibliography. ISBN 978-85-7108-349-3.Don't...
Performing Kecak: A Balinese Dance Tradition between Daily Routine and Creative Art
Kecak is one of the most popular dramatic dance performances to be found on Bali. If tourists to the island have an interest in local performances-not to mention those with an explicit enthusiasm for Balinese arts-it is likely that they will see an evening...
Portugal: Musique De L'île De Porto Santo (Archipel De Madère) / Portugal: The Music of the Island of Porto Santo (Madeira Archipelago)
Portugal: Musique de l'Île de Porto Santo (Archipel de Madère) / Portugal: The Music of the Island of Porto Santo (Madeira Archipelago). 2011. Archives internationales de musique populaire 103. Disques VDE-GALLO VDE CD-1348. Recorded by Anne Caufriez...
Rainbow: Kronos Quartet with Alim and Fargana Qasimov and Homayun Sakhi
CENTRAL ASIARainbow: Kronos Quartet with Alim and Fargana Qasimov and Homayun Sakhi. 2010. Music of Central Asia, 8. Smithsonian Folkways Recordings SFW CD 40527. Recording engineers: Joel Gordon and Scott Fraser. Annotated by Theodore Levin. 44-page...
Sitar and Surbahar Manufacturing: The Tradition of Kanailal & Brother, Kolkata/Rudra Vina: Die Herstellung Eines Indischen Saiteninstruments in der Tradition Kanailal & Bros. / Manufacturing of an Indian String Instrument in the Tradition of Kanailal & Bros
Koch, Lars-Christian. Sitar and Surbahar Manufacturing: The Tradition of Kanailal & Brother, Kolkata. Berlin: Ethnologisches Museum, , 2011. 224 pp., photographs, bibliography, appendix. ISBN 9783-88609-719-7.Koch, Lars-Christian. Rudra vi?a: Die...
Sounding the Depths: Tradition and the Voices of History
Grauer, Victor. Sounding the Depths: Tradition and the Voices of History. Self-published via CreateSpace, 2011. xx, 294 pp., figures, musical examples, appendices, bibliography. ISBN 9781463741754.Victor Grauer's latest book is accessible free of charge...
Soundscapes Rostock: An Ethnomusicological View of City Sound
Soundscapes Rostock: An Ethnomusicological View of City Sound. Produced by Barbara Alge and Frances Wilkins, in association with the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Rostock and the University of Technology, Business and Design Wismar. 2011.URL: http://www.soundscapesrostock.de."He...
Staging Socialist Femininity: Gender Politics and Folklore Performance in Serbia
Hofman, Ana. Staging Socialist Femininity: Gender Politics and Folklore Performance in Serbia. Brill: Leiden and Boston, 2011. 148 pp., references, appendices, index, CD. ISBN 978-90-04-19179-2.Ana Hofman's Staging Socialist Femininity challenges the...
Stambeli: L'héritage Des Noirs De Tunisie / Stambeli: The Legacy of the Black Tunisians, Featuring Salah El-Ouergli
Stambeli: L'héritage des Noirs de Tunisie / Stambeli: The Legacy of the Black Tunisians, Featuring Salah el-Ouergli. 2010. Par les chemins productions PLC101. Recorded by Julien Hulard with additional recordings by Matthieu Hagene, Julien Hulard, Khaled...
Troubling Gender: Youth and Cumbia in Argentina's Music Scene
Vila, Pablo, and Pablo Semán. Troubling Gender: Youth and Cumbia in Argentina's Music Scene. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2011. vii, 217 pp., notes, references, index. ISBN 978-1-4399-0267-7.In this work, Pablo Vila and Pablo Semán examine...
Turquie: La Cérémonie Des Derviches De Konya / Turkey: The Ceremony of the Konya Dervishes
WEST ASIATurquie: La cérémonie des derviches de Konya / Turkey: The Ceremony of the Konya Dervishes. 2011. Archives internationales de musique populaire 98. Disques VDE-GALLO VDE CD-1324. Recorded by Radio Suisse Romande, Espace 2. Annotated by Sami...
Voices of Sorrow: Melodized Speech, Laments, and Heroic Narratives among the Yezidis of Armenia
Among the Yezidis of Armenia, sad thoughts are often narrated in a melodized tone of voice, which the Yezidis call kilamê ser ("words about"; pl. kilamen ser).1 Used in ritual contexts (especially funerals) as well as in everyday conversations, kilamen...
We Loved Each Other So Much: Stories of Beirut and the Music of Fairuz
We Loved Each Other So Much: Stories of Beirut and the Music of Fairuz. 2003. Directed by Jack Janssen. Produced by Pieter van Huystee, PvH Film/IKON production company. In Arabic with English subtitles. 80 minutes. Colour DVD. Distributed by Icarus...
What Makes Music European: Looking beyond Sound
Sorce Keller, Marcello. What Makes Music European: Looking Beyond Sound. Europea: Ethnomusicologies and Modernities, 12. Lanham: Scarecrow Press, 2012. xxv, 303 pp., bibliography, index. ISBN 978-0-8108-7671-2.This is an unusual and exceptionally interesting...
Zoomusicology and Ethnomusicology: A Marriage to Celebrate in Heaven
What Cartesian nonsense to think of birdsong as pre-programmed cries uttered by birds to advertise their presence to the opposite sex, and so forth! Each bird-cry is a full-hearted release of the self into the air, accompanied by such joy, as we can...