in Performing Ethnomusicology
August 2004; p ublished online May 2012 .
Chapter. Subjects: Ethnomusicology. 8015 words.
This chapter gives a striking account of the author's journey, teaching gamelan for four decades in America. It discusses “bimusicality” in gamelan's academic infancy as it had two groups...
in Modern Moves
September 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .
Chapter. Subjects: Dance; Ethnomusicology. 7350 words.
Chapter two considers ragtime dancing among European immigrant youth within the contexts of American minstrelsy, African American migration, and European immigration. Based on period sheet...
in The Oxford Handbook of Music Censorship
P ublished online January 2015 .
Article. Subjects: Musicology and Music History; Ethnomusicology. 10345 words.
This chapter examines the issue of censorship in the British Broadcasting Corporation’s controversial decision to ban the final track, “A Day in the Life,” from the Beatles’ album, Sgt....
in The Accordion in the Americas
October 2012; p ublished online April 2017 .
Chapter. Subjects: Ethnomusicology. 6908 words.
Argentina's most popular music genre, the tango, had already enjoyed a long history before the bandoneón became its quintessential instrument. Known as a danceable music genre, tango...
in Funky Nassau
May 2011; p ublished online May 2012 .
Chapter. Subjects: Ethnomusicology. 18037 words.
The idea of the postcolony was born on July 10, 1973, and the newly independent Bahamas celebrated with Junkanoo, a new national anthem, and monuments to music and culture such as the album null...