International Council for Traditions of Music and Dance

A Non-Governmental Organization in Formal Consultative Relations with UNESCO

Yearbook for Traditional Music. Vol. 21 (1989)

General Editor:  Dieter Christensen

Table of Contents

  • ‘Editor's Preface’ by Dieter Christensen
  • ‘Mozart and the Ethnomusicological Study of Western Culture (An Essay in Four Movements)’ by Bruno Nettl
  • ‘Challenging the Myth of 'Ethnic' Music: First Performances of a New Song in an African Oral Tradition, 1961’ by John Blacking
  • ‘Music and Tradition: From Native to Adopted Land through the Refugee Experience’ by Adelaida Reyes Schramm
  • ‘The Role of Music in the Renewed Self-Identity of Karaite Jewish Refugee Communities from Cairo’ by Jehoash Hirshberg
  • ‘Music and Musicians, Dance and Dancers: Socio-Musical Interrelationships in Balinese Performance’ by Annette Sanger
  • ‘Modal Harmony in Andalusian, Eastern European, and Turkish Syncretic Musics’ by Peter Manuel
  • ‘Making Use of History: The Revival of the Bagpipe in Sweden in the 1980s’ by Owe Ronström
  • ‘Guidelines for Researchers in the Pacific’ by Helen Reeves Lawrence

Book Reviews

  • Polyphonies et polyrythmies instrumentales d'Afrique centrale: Structure et méthodologie by Simha Arom. Review by Ruth M. Stone
  • Music in the Horn. A Preliminary Analytical Approach to the Study of Ethiopian Music by Zenebe Bekele. Review by Max Peter Baumann
  • Traditional Music of Ethnic Groups. Minorities: Proceedings of the Meeting of Ethnomusicologists on the Occasion of the European Year of Music 1985, Zagreb, July 22-24, 1985 by Jerko Bezić. Review by Groždana Marošević
  • The Voice of the Sarangi: An Illustrated History of Bowing in India by Joep Bor. Review by Ashok Ranade
  • The Fiddle Tradition of the Shetland Isles by Peter Cooke. Review by Pamela Swing
  • Trommeln und Pfeifen in Basel by Georg Duthaler. Review by Regula Burckhardt Qureshi
  • Patrons and Performers in Rajasthan: The Subtle Tradition by Joan L. Erdman. Review by Regula Burckhardt Qureshi
  • The Jew's Harp. A Comprehensive Anthology by Leonard Fox. Review by Michael Seeger
  • L'improvisation dans les musiques de tradition orale by Bernard Lortat-Jacob. Review by Anthony Seeger and Jean-Jaques Nattiez
  • Sufi Music of India and Pakistan: Sound, Context and Meaning in Qawwali by Regula Burckhardt Qureshi. Review by Peter Manuel
  • Musik der Türkei by Kurt Reinhard; Ursula Reinhard. Review by Dane Kusić
  • Songs of Bellona Island (Na Taungua o Mungiki) by Jane Mink Rossen. Review by Richard M. Moyle
  • Why Suyá Sing: A Musical Anthropology of an Amazonian People by Anthony Seeger. Review by Steven Feld
  • Sitar Technique in Nibaddh Forms by Stephen M. Slawek. Review by Allyn Miner and Joep Bor
  • The Sanjo Tradition of Korean Kŏmun'go Music by Song Bang-song. Review by Inok Paek-Howard
  • The Oral and the Literate in Music by Tokumaru Yosihiko; Yamaguti Osamu. Review by Judith Seeger
  • Khyāl: Creativity within North India's Classical Music Tradition by Bonnie Wade. Review by Stephen M. Slawek

Record Reviews

  • Goyulan [:] The Morning Star. An Aboriginal Clan Song Series from North Central Arnhem Land by Clunies Ross; Margaret; Johnny Mundrugmundrug. Review by Richard Moyle
  • Gendang Karo (North Sumatra): Trance and Dance Music of the Karo-Batak by Artur Simon. Review by Ashley Turner
  • Música Andina del Perú. Review by Dale Olsen
  • Han'guk ǔi chǒnt'ong kagok (Anthology of Korean Vocal Tradition: Kagok). Review by Robert C. Provine
  • Yoshitsune: Geschichten aus dem japanischen Mittelalter zum Biwa erzählt/Songs of a Medieval Hero of Japan Accompanied by the Biwa/ Yoshitsune densetsu. Satsuma biwa, Chikuzen biwa no sekai. Review by David Waterhouse
  • Aghāni Al-'Amal 'Ala Sufun Al-Ghaws fi Al-Khalīdj (Work Songs of Pearl Divers in the Gulf) by Sa'ad bin 'Awwad Group of Doha. Review by Scheherazade Qassim Hassan
  • Música Tradicional. Review by Suzanna Sardo, Rui Simões and Salwa El-Shawan Castelo-Branco
  • Nova Domovina/A New Homeland: Balkan Slavic Music from the Industrial Midwest. Review by Timothy Rice

Audio Report

  • Field and Commercial Recordings of Peruvian Traditional Music. Review by Raúl R. Romero

Film/Video Reviews

  • Fumbi Jazz Band by Gerhard Kubik. Review by John Baily
  • Uksuum Cauyai: The Drums of Winter by Sarah Elder; Leonard Kamerling. Review by John Baily