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Giurchescu, Anca

Speranța Rădulescu.

in Oxford Music Online

P ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance and Music; Ethnomusicology; Folk, Indigenous, and Traditional Music; Music; Contemporary Music. 359 words.

(b Romania, 1930; d Copenhagen, 4 April 2015). Romanian-Danish ethnochoreologist. She worked as a researcher at the Institute of Ethnography and Folklore in Bucharest from 1953 to 1979. She...

Jazz Manouche

Siv B. Lie and Benjamin Givan.

in Oxford Music Online

P ublished online October 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Acoustics Theory; History of Music Theory; Modal Music Theory; Jazz; Applied Ethnomusicology; Music; Contemporary Music. 656 words.

Jazz manouche, also known as ‘Gypsy jazz’, is a musical style based primarily on the 1930s recordings of French jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt (1910–53) with the Quintet of the Hot Club of...

Jenkins, Jean Lynn

E. Bradley Strauchen-Scherer.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnomusicology; Folk, Indigenous, and Traditional Music; Contemporary Music. 387 words.

[Jane Rogovin]

(b New York, NY, 17 March 1922; d London, England, 12 Sept 1990). American ethnomusicologist and curator. Although born and reared in the Bronx, Jenkins portrayed...

MacCarthy, Maud

Nalini Ghuman.

in Oxford Music Online

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnomusicology; Music Therapy; Contemporary Music. 881 words.

[Maud Mann, Maud Foulds, Tandra Devi, Swami Omananda Puri, Maud Coote]

(b Cluain Meala (Eng. Clonmel), Tipperary, 4 July 1882; d Douglas, Isle of Man, 6 June 1967)....

McGill, Josephine

Barbara L. Tischler.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnomusicology; Folk, Indigenous, and Traditional Music; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 205 words.

(b Louisville, KY, Oct 20, 1877; d Louisville, KY, Feb 24, 1919). American composer and folksong collector. She had no formal training as a composer. At the suggestion of May Stone of...

Robb, John Donald

Frances Barulich.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnomusicology; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 356 words.

(b Minneapolis, MN, June 12, 1892; d Albuquerque, NM, Jan 6, 1989). American composer, educator, ethnomusicologist, and attorney. He studied English at Yale University (BA 1915) and at...

Robinson, Gertrude Rivers

Daniele Buccio.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnomusicology; Contemporary Music. 214 words.

(b Camden, SC, June 30, 1927; d March 12, 1995). American ethnomusicologist, composer, and gamelan performer. She obtained her BA degree in composition and performance from Cornell...

Sokoli, Ramadan

Nicola Scaldaferri.

in Oxford Music Online

P ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnomusicology; Contemporary Music. 487 words.

(b Shkodër, Albania, 14 June 1920; d Tirana, 12 March 2008). Albanian ethnomusicologist, musician, composer, and writer. He began his musical studies as a boy in Shkodër. In the years...

Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the

Jonathan Pieslak.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnomusicology; Musicology and Music History; Contemporary Music. 1320 words.

Music has always been a part of war. While much of music’s role throughout history has been to signal commands and maneuver troops, it also appears as a powerful way to inspire troops for...