the world of music 50(2) - 2008

Guest Editor: Gavin Steingo



Gavin Steingo: Preface

Sharlene Swartz: Is Kwaito South African Hip-hop? Why the Answer Matters and Who It Matters To
Sonjah Stanley Niaah: A Common Space: Dancehall, Kwaito, and the Mapping of New World Music and Performance
Martina Viljoen: On the Margins of Kwaito
Tanja Bosch: Kwaito on Community Radio: The Case of Bush Radio in Cape Town, South Africa
Sizwe Satyo: A Linguistic Study of Kwaito
Gavin Steingo: Producing Kwaito: Nkosi Sikelel'iAfrika After Apartheid

Book Reviews (Helena Simonett, ed.)
Bruno Nettl: Laurent Aubert, The Music of the Other: New Challenges for Ethnomusicology in a Global Age
Paul Niemisto: Ruth Finnegan, The Hidden Musicians: Music-Making in an English Town
Mark E. Perry: Javier Campos Calvo-Sotelo, Fiesta, identidad y contracultura: Contributiones al estudio historico de la gaita en Galicia
Daniel T. Neely: Michael E. Veal, Dub: Soundscapes and Shattered Songs in Jamaican Reggae
Kathleen Hood: Jonathan Shannon, Among the Jasmine Trees: Music and Modernity in Contemporary Syria
William Hope: David F. Garcia, Arsenio Rodriguez and the Transnational Flows of Latin Popular Music
Lara Greene: Robin Moore, Music and Revolution: Cultural Change in Socialist Cuba; Vincenzo Perna, Timba: The Sound of the Cuban Crisis; Sujatha Fernandes, Cuba Represent! Cuban Arts, State Power, and the Making of New Revolutionary Cultures

Recording Reviews (Dan Bendrups, ed.)
Keola Donaghy: Kapi'olani. Kulia I Ka Punawai. Los Angeles: Daniel Ho Creations 80046 (2007)
Brian Diettrich: Marshall Islands Musical Transitions: Marshallese String Band Music Today and Yesterday. Moonlight Leta Volume I. Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands: Moonlight Recording Project (2007)
Nick Hockin Mali: Buwa. Berlin: Benkadi foli series 1, volume 1 (2008)
Hollie Longman: Thiruvasagam: A Classical Crossover. Composed and orchestrated by Ilaiyaraaja. Chennai: Ramana Records (2005)


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