International Council for Traditions of Music and Dance

A Non-Governmental Organization in Formal Consultative Relations with UNESCO

Yearbook for Traditional Music. Vol. 14 (1982)

General Editor:  Dieter Christensen

Table of Contents

  • ‘Editor's Preface’ by D. C.


  • ‘Poul Rovsing Olsen (1922-1982)’ by Erich Stockmann and Jorge Martin
  • ‘A. L. Lloyd. A Tribute’ by Lucy Duran


  • ‘Explorations in Urban Ethnomusicology: Hard Lessons from the Spectacularly Ordinary’ by Adelaida Reyes Schramm
  • ‘The Structure of Musical Discourse: The Problem of the Song Text’ by John Blacking
  • ‘Processes of Musical Semiosis’ by Charles L. Boilès
  • ‘Theory and 'Bricolage': Attilio Cannargiu's Temperament’ by Bernard Lortat-Jacob
  • ‘The Role of Mediators in the Transmission of Al-Musiḳa al-'Arabiyyah in Twentieth Century Cairo’ by Salwa El-Shawan
  • ‘Music and Ritual Symbolism in the Ga Funeral’ by Barbara L. Hampton
  • ‘The Pairing of Musicians and Instruments in Iatmul Society’ by Gordon D. Spearritt

Book Reviews

  • Les Instruments de Musique en Irak et leur Rôle dans la Société traditionnelle by Schéhérazade Qassim Hassan. Review by Poul Rovsing Olsen
  • Catálogo Folklórico de la Provincia de Valladolid by Joaquin Diaz; José Delfin Val; Luis Diaz Viana. Review by Anne Caufriez
  • Encyclopedia of Music in Canada by Helmut Kallmann; Gilles Potvin; Kenneth Winters. Review by Elaine Keillor
  • Cancionero Musical de la provincia de Valencia by Salvador Seguí; Maria Teresa Oller; José Luis López; Fermín Pardo; Sebastián Garrido. Review by Joan Rimmer
  • La musique des Inuit du Caribou: cinq perspectives méthodologiques by Ramón Pelinski. Review by Maija M. Lutz
  • A Bibliography of Bagpipe Music by Roderick D. Cannon. Review by David Waterhouse
  • Recordings of the Traditional Music of Bali and Lombok by Andrew Toth. Review by Ernst Heins

Briefly Mentioned

  • Bibliographie zur ethnomusikologischen Literatur der Schweiz by Max Peter Baumann. Review by Dieter Christensen
  • Songs Sung by French Newfoundlanders: A Catalogue of the Holdings of the Memorial University of Newfoundland Folklore and Language Archive by Gerald Thomas. Review by Edith Fowke
  • Newfoundland Songs and Ballads in Print 1842-1974: A Title and First Line Index by Paul Mercer. Review by Edith Fowke
  • Corrigenda for Volume 13, Book Reviews

Record Reviews

  • Hungarian Instrumental Folk Music by Bálint Sárosi. Review by Claudie Marcel-Dubois
  • Slovenska Music / Slovene Music: Porabje by Department of Ethnomusicology, Slovene Academy of Sciences and Arts in Ljubljana. Review by Claudie Marcel-Dubois
  • Musik der Pontos-Griechen by Christian Ahrens. Review by Annie Goffre
  • "Jüüzli". Jodel du Muotatal by Hugo Zemp. Review by Maguy P. Andral
  • Polyphonies de Sardaigne by Bernard Lortat-Jacob. Review by Annie Goffre
  • Birmanie: Musique d'art by Jacques Brunet. Review by Tran Quang Hai
  • Srî Lankâ. Singhalese Music: Singing and Drumming by Joseph Kuckertz. Review by Wolfgang Laade
  • Musique des Hmong du Laos: Cour d'amour et culte des ancêtres by Eric Mareschal. Review by Tran Quang Hai
  • Afghanistan, Chants des Pashaï by Pribislav Pitoëff. Review by Tran Quang Hai
  • Papua Niugini: The Middle Sepik by Robert MacLennan; Fred Gerrits; Gordon Spearritt; The Latmul of Papua Niugini by Robert MacLennan; Gordon Spearritt. Review by Hugo Zemp

ICTM Reports

  • ‘8th International Meeting of the ICTM Study Group on Analysis and Systematisation of Folk Music, October 1981 in Weimar, GDR’ by Doris Stockmann