To the Four Corners: A Festschrift in Honor of Rose Brandel

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Table of Contents

Dr. Rose Brandel
1 Japanese Music in an East Asian Context 3
2 Balinese Gamelan Semar Pegulingan: The Modal System 11
3 Music of the Mak Yong Theater of Malaysia: A Fusion of Southeast Asian Malay and Middle Eastern Islamic Elements 25
4 Persian Classical Music and the Twentieth Century: The Changing Value of Improvisation 57
5 Oral Traditions of Music: In Search of Their Authenticity 67
6 Change in Arab Music in Egypt: A Major Issue in the 1932 Arab Music Conference 71
7 Regional Style in Tuareg Anzad Music 81
8 Dynamic Exchange in Kpelle Epic Songs: An Exploration of Rhythmic Issues 107
9 Generative Processes in Seperewa Music 117
10 Lifting the Spirit: African-American Women in the Music Ministry 155
11 The Mixing and Miking of Broadway: Changing Values of a Sound/Music Aesthetic 169
12 The Music of R. Carlos Nakai 189
13 The Power of Plena 211
14 Bolivian Andean Indian Music and Performance 225
15 Music and Dance Unite in Earthward Plunge and Skyward Flight 257
16 A Dancer Faces Two Worlds of Dance: Reality and Illusion 269
Index 297
Contributors 309
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