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19052016 Processed

If you do not know the radio show (and Podcast) Unprocessed I do not blame you. It airs at 5:30 am on a University Radio Station in Alberta. 1,399 more words


Re-investigating home base

For those of you who do not know me in “real” life, I was trained as an art music musician (what most folks call classical music, which I have issues with, which will likely be the topic of another post on another day…). 512 more words

GUEST POST: The Musical Legacy in Ethiopia of the 1966 Visit

by David Aarons

On the 21st April 2016, at about the same time that Prince Ermias Sahle-Selassie arrived in Jamaica to mark the 50th anniversary of Emperor Haile Selassie’s visit to the island, I sat in the Villa Verde restaurant in Addis Ababa at a concert that was also held in celebration of the Emperor’s Jamaican excursion. 894 more words

UWI Museum

A Brief Intro To Ethno/Musicology

German music historian Guido Adler defined the scope, method, and aims of musicology in the first journal dedicated to the subject. Adler defined musicology as  a science, but a science confined to “music perceived as an art form.” Namely, the study of European music. 668 more words


Thoughts on Authenticity in Music

When we attempt to perform music authentically in the tradition of Western Art Music (WAM), we are attempting to recreate a piece of music as the composer would have heard it in his own time. 1,028 more words


Abstracts for Ethnomusicology Vol. 60, No. 2 (Spring/Summer 2016)

Domesticating Otherness: The Snake Charmer in American Popular Culture

A.J. Racy
University of California, Los Angeles

Abstract. Metaphoric allusions to otherness are widely encountered and oftentimes taken for granted. 423 more words


Fiona Last

For May 2016’s Eye on Culture, the Office of International Advisement interviewed Fiona Last, a first year oboist in the Historical Performance program and OIA work-study student. 2,246 more words