Choreomusicology I

Issues in Corporeality and Social Relations

the world of music (new series) volume 9, issue 1 (2020)

Guest editors: Kendra Stepputat & Elina Seye


.:: Table of Contents

Introduction: Choreomusical Perspectives

Kendra Stepputat & Elina Seye

The Corporeality of Sound and Movement in Performance

Ako Mashino & Elina Seye

The Body Visualising the Music: Seeing and Showing Body Movement in Balinese gender wayang

Ako Mashino

The Corporeal Dynamics of Choreomusical Interactions in sabar Dance Events

Elina Seye

Choreomusical interactions, Hierarchical Structures, and Social Relations: A Methodological Account

Colin Quigley & Siri Mæland

Musical Dancers and Dancing Musicians, Who’s in Charge? Choreomusical Analysis of pols Performances in Haltdalen, Norway

Siri Mæland

Peasant Dancers and Gypsy Musicians: Social Hierarchiy and Choreomusical Interaction

Colin Quigley & Sándor Varga

Book Reviews (Eva-Maria Alexandra van Straaten, ed.)

Timothy J. Cooley (ed.), Cultural Sustainabilities. (2019)

Matthew J. DelCiampo


Levi S. Gibbs, Song King: Connecting People, Places, and Past in Contemporary China. (2018)

Da Lin


Benjamin R. Teitelbaum, Lions of the North: Sounds of the New Nordic Radical Nationalism. (2017)

Nancy Sue Love


Sandra Jean Graham, Spirituals and Birth of a Black Entertainment Industry. (2018)

Katrina Thompson Moore


Paul Christiansen, Orchestrating Public Opinion: How Music Persuades in Television Political Ads for US Presidential Campaigns, 1952–2016. (2018)

James R. Ball III


Ulaş Özdemir, Wendelmoet Hamelink & Martin Greve (eds.), Diversity and Contact among Singer-Poet Traditions in Eastern Anatolia. (2019)

Alex Kreger


Christopher J. Smith, Dancing Revolution: Bodies, Space and Sound in American Cultural History. (2019)

Sherril Dodds


Douglas Bomberger, Making Music American: 1917 and the Transformation of Culture. (2018)

Court Carney


Helen Hahmann, Wir singen nicht, wir sind die Jodler. Ethnologische Perspektiven auf das Jodeln im Harz. (2018)

Barbara Alge



Recording Reviews (Rehanna Kheshgi, ed.)


The Flight of the Condor: A Letter, a Song and the Story of Intangible Cultural Heritage. Directed by Vladimir Hafstein and Áslaug Einarsdóttir. (2018)

Logan Clark                          


Sound Portraits from Bulgaria: A Journey to a Vanished World 1966–1979 (Звукови Картини от България: Пътешествие в Един Изчезнал Свят). Smithsonian Folkways Recordings. (2019)





the world of music (new series)

a journal of the department of musicology of the georg august university göttingen

ISSN 0043 8774