Accordion Culture

the world of music 50(3) - 2008

Guest Editor: Marion S. Jacobson



Marion S. Jacobson: Notes from Planet Squeezebox: The Accordion and the Process of Musical Globalization
Graeme Smith: Irish Button Accordion: From Press and Draw and Back Again
Sidney Hutchinson: Becoming the Tiguera: The Female Accordionist in Dominican Merengue Tipico
Marion S. Jacobson: Valtaro Musette: Italians, Accordions, and a Pluralistic Vision of Ethnicity in New York City
Yin Yee Kwan: The Transformation of the Accordion in Twentieth-Century China
Maria Sonevytsky: The Accordion and Ethnic Whiteness: Toward a New Critical Organology

Book Reviews (Helena Simonett, ed.)
Kelly Foreman: Tomie Hahn, Sensational Knowledge: Embodying Culture through Japanese Dance
Daniel T. Neely: Timothy Rommen, "Mek Some Noise": Gospel Music and the Ethics of Style in Trinidad
Neil Sorrell: Regula Burckhardt Qureshi, Master Musicians of India: Hereditary Sarangi Players Speak
Robert Reigle: Richard Moyle, ed., Oceanic Music Encounters: The Print Resource and the Human Resource (Essays in Honour of Mervyn McLean)
Lara Allen: David B. Coplan, In Township Tonight! South Africa’s Black City Music and Theatre (second edition)

Recording Reviews (Dan Bendrups, ed.)
Peter G. Toner: Wurrurrumi Kun-Borrk: Songs from Western Arnhem Land. Kevin Djimarr. Sydney: Sydney University Press


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