Choreomusicology II

Issues in Translocality and Local Ontologies

the world of music (new series) volume 9, issue 2 (2020)

Guest editors: Kendra Stepputat & Elina Seye


.:: Table of Contents

 The Separation of Music and Dance in Translocal Contexts

Kendra Stepputat & Elina Djebbari


Temporalities of Appropriation of Salsa Music and Dance in Benin: A Choreomusical Approach

Elina Djebbari


Tango Musicality and Tango Danceability: (Re)connecting Strategies in Current Cosmopolitan Tango Argentino Practice

Kendra Stepputat


Beyond the Binary of Choreomusicology: Moving from Ethnotheory Towards Local Ontologies

Made Mantle Hood & Sydney Hutchinson


Dancing lo típico: A Choreomusical Perspective on Merengue

Sydney Hutchinson


Separating Intertwined Traditions into Balinese Music and Dance

Made Mantle Hood


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

Hope Munro, What She Go Do: Women in Afro-Trinidadian Music. (2016)

Charissa Granger      


Angela Ahlgren, Drumming Asian America: Taiko, Performance, and Cultural Politics. (2018)

Paul J. Yoon  


Catherine M. Appert, In Hip Hop Time: Music, Memory, and Social Change in Urban Senegal. (2018)

Marame Gueye          


Michael B. Bakan, Speaking for Ourselves. Conversations on Life, Music and Autism. (2019)

Thomas Bergmann    


Jennifer Iverson, Electronic Inspirations. Technologies of the Cold War Musical Avant-Garde. (2019)

Lennart Ritz   

Anthony Sheppard, Extreme Exoticism: Japan in the American Musical Imagination. (2019)

Edgar W. Pope          


Michael Silvers, Voices of Drought: The Politics of Music and Environment in Northeastern Brazil. (2018)

Patrick Murphy         


Eric F. Clarke, and Mark Doffman (eds.), Distributed Creativity: Collaboration and Improvisation in Contemporary Music. (2017); Juniper Hill, Becoming Creative: Insights from Musicians in a Diverse World. New York: Oxford University Press. (2018); Tina K. Ramnarine, (ed.), Global Perspectives on Orchestras: Collective Creativity and Social Agency. New York: Oxford University Press. (2017)

Mark Lomanno                      


Karin Eriksson, Sensing Traditional Music Through Sweden’s Zorn Badge: Precarious Musical Value and Ritual Orientation. (2017)

David Kaminsky                    


Katherine Meizel, Multivocality: Singing on the Borders of Identity. (2020)

Lisa-Maria Brusius                


Lori A. Burns and Stan Hawkins (eds.), The Bloomsbury Handbook of Popular Music Video Analysis. (2019)

Hanna-Mari Riihimäki          


Samuel Llano, Discordant Notes. Marginality and Social Control in Madrid, 1850-1930. (2018)

Laura Miranda          






the world of music (new series)

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

ISSN 0043 8774