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              Books by Professor Keith Howard

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              Soundscapes from the Americas: Ethnomusicological Essays on the Power, Poetics, and Ontology of Performance
               

              Soundscapes from the Americas: Ethnomusicological Essays on the Power, Poetics, and Ontology of Performance (Hardback, Revised ed.)

              By Buchanan, Donna A.; Series edited by Howard, Professor Keith

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              Dedicated to the late Gerard Behague, this anthology offers perspectives on the evolving legacy of performance ethnography in socio-musical analysis and reflects the heritage but also contemporary trajectories of Behague's scholarly concerns. Prefaced by an essay outlining key de...velopments in the ethnography of performance paradigm.
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              ISBN 9781472415837
              Released NZ 7 Nov 2014
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series SOAS Studies in Music
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              Music Theory in Mamluk Cairo: The gayat al-matlub fi 'ilm al-adwar wa-'l-durub by Ibn Kurr
               

              Music Theory in Mamluk Cairo: The gayat al-matlub fi 'ilm al-adwar wa-'l-durub by Ibn Kurr (Hardback, New edition)

              By Wright, Owen; Series edited by Howard, Professor Keith

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              The ??yat al-ma?l?b by Ibn Kurr is the only theoretical text of any substance that can be considered representative of musicological discourse in Cairo during the first half of the fourteenth century CE. Owen Wright provides the first modern edition of the text itself, together w...ith a detailed glossary.
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              ISBN 9781409468813
              Released NZ 2 Jul 2014
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series SOAS Studies in Music
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              Female Voices from an Ewe Dance-drumming Community in Ghana: Our Music Has Become a Divine Spirit
               

              Female Voices from an Ewe Dance-drumming Community in Ghana: Our Music Has Become a Divine Spirit (Hardback, New edition)

              By Burns, James; Series edited by Howard, Professor Keith

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              Presents an ethnography of a group of female musicians from the Dzigbordi community dance-drumming club from the rural town of Dzodze, located in South-Eastern Ghana. This book addresses important methodological shifts in ethnomusicology that outline a humanistic perspective of m...usic cultures. It includes a DVD documentary.
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              ISBN 9780754664956
              Released NZ 18 May 2009
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series SOAS Studies in Music
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              Improvisation and Composition in Balinese Gender Wayang: Music of the Moving Shadows
               

              Improvisation and Composition in Balinese Gender Wayang: Music of the Moving Shadows (Hardback, New edition, Contains 1 Book and 1 CD-Audio)

              By Gray, Nicholas; Series edited by Howard, Professor Keith

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              An examination of the music of the Balinese gender wayang, the quartet of metallophones - gender - that accompanies the Balinese shadow puppet play - wayang kulit. It tackles a number of core ethnomusicological concerns, including the relationship between composition and improvis...ation, and also highlights issues specific to Balinese music.
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              ISBN 9781409418320
              Released NZ 11 Sep 2010
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
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              Series SOAS Studies in Music
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              Music and the Play of Power in the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia
               

              Music and the Play of Power in the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia (Hardback, New edition)

              Edited by Nooshin, Laudan; Series edited by Howard, Professor Keith

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              What is it about the history, geographical position and cultures of the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia that has made music such a potent and powerful agent? This book looks at the complex relationship between music and power across a range of musical genres and countr...ies.
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              ISBN 9780754634577
              Released NZ 22 Dec 2009
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              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series SOAS Studies in Music
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              Songs from the Edge of Japan: Music-making in Yaeyama and Okinawa
               

              Songs from the Edge of Japan: Music-making in Yaeyama and Okinawa (Hardback, New edition)

              By Gillan, Matt; Series edited by Howard, Professor Keith

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              Since the early 1990s, Okinawan music has experienced an extraordinary boom in popularity throughout Japan. In particular, the Yaeyama region in the south of Okinawa has long been known as a region rich in performing arts. This title explores some of the reasons for the high prof...ile of Yaeyaman music, both inside and outside Yaeyama.
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              ISBN 9781409424048
              Released NZ 10 Feb 2012
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              Taarab Music in Zanzibar in the Twentieth Century: A Story of 'Old is Gold' and Flying Spirits
               

              Taarab Music in Zanzibar in the Twentieth Century: A Story of 'Old is Gold' and Flying Spirits (Hardback, New edition)

              By Fargion, Janet Topp; Series edited by Howard, Professor Keith

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              The musical genre of taarab is played for entertainment at weddings and other festive occasions all along the Swahili Coast in East Africa. In this study Janet Topp Fargion traces the development of the genre in Zanzibar, from the late nineteenth century to the end of the twentie...th.
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              ISBN 9780754655541
              Released NZ 26 Feb 2014
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series SOAS Studies in Music
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              Professional Music-Making in London: Ethnography and Experience
               

              Professional Music-Making in London: Ethnography and Experience (Paperback, New edition)

              By Cottrell, Stephen; Series edited by Howard, Professor Keith

              • RRP: $86.99
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              The role of the musican in their community has been an established form of study for many years, yet this is the first book to make an examination of the place of the mucician in western mucic. Examining the professional performer the author discusses the significance of ritual, ...myth and humour for the lives of musicans in the west.
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              ISBN 9780754608899
              Released NZ 1 Apr 2011
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
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              Series SOAS Studies in Music
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              Songs from Kabul: The Spiritual Music of Ustad Amir Mohammad
               

              Songs from Kabul: The Spiritual Music of Ustad Amir Mohammad (Mixed media product / Mixed Media, New edition, Contains 1 Book and 1 CD-Audio)

              By Baily, John; Series edited by Howard, Professor Keith

              • RRP: $285.00
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              Presents the vocal art music of Kabul as performed by Ustad Amir Mohammad.

              ISBN 9780754657767
              Released NZ 1 Jan 2010
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
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              Series SOAS Studies in Music
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              Timba: The Sound of the Cuban Crisis
               

              Timba: The Sound of the Cuban Crisis (Hardback, New edition)

              By Perna, Vincenzo; Series edited by Howard, Professor Keith

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              In this work, the author examines timba, a contemporary Afrocuban dance music style that has become popular since Cuba's post-Soviet economic crisis, and shows how this music has come to represent the sound of a crisis that is not only economic but also social and political in na...ture.
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              ISBN 9780754639411
              Released NZ 1 May 2004
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