International Council for Traditions of Music and Dance

A Non-Governmental Organization in Formal Consultative Relations with UNESCO

Yearbook for Traditional Music. Vol. 17 (1985)

General Editor:  Dieter Christensen

Table of Contents

  • ‘Editor's Preface’ by Dieter Christensen
  • ‘Zoltán Kodály and the International Folk Music Council’ by Erich Stockmann
  • ‘History in Ethnomusicology’ by Ludwik Bielawski and Ludwik Wiewiorkowski
  • ‘Music and Dance Behavior in Anthropogenesis’ by Doris Stockmann
  • ‘African Tone-Systems: A Reassessment’ by Gerhard Kubik
  • ‘The Context of Venda Possession Music: Reflections on the Effectiveness of Symbols’ by John Blacking
  • ‘Model, Variation and Performance. Ful'be Praise-Song in Northern Cameroon’ by Veit Erlmann
  • ‘The Terminology of Batak Instrumental Music in Northern Sumatra’ by Artur Simon
  • ‘The Kantu Ensemble of the Kallawaya at Charazani (Bolivia)’ by Max Peter Baumann
  • ‘Lyoba: Appels au betail et identite en Haute-Gruyere (Suisse)’ by Sylvie Bolle-Zemp
  • ‘An Instrumental Melody’ by Bálint Sárosi

Book Reviews

  • Music in the Mind. The Concepts of Music and Musicians in Afghanistan by Hiromi Lorraine Sakata. Review by George Dimitri Sawa
  • Scottish Fiddle Music in the 18th Century by David Johnson. Review by Carmelle Begin
  • Folk Songs of the Catskills by Norman Cazden; Herbert Haufrecht; Norman Studer; Notes and Sources for Folk Songs of the Catskills by Haufrecht Cazden; Studer. Review by Helen Myers
  • Songs of the Pintupi; Musical Life in a Central Australian Society by Richard M. Moyle. Review by Gerald Florian Messner
  • Folk Music and Modern Sound by William Ferris; Mary L. Hart. Review by Portia K. Maultsby
  • Finnish Folk Hymn Singing: Study in Music Anthropology by Paivikki Suojanen. Review by Terry E. Miller
  • El Folklore musical by Josep Crivillé i Bargalló. Review by Judith R. Cohen
  • The Theory of Music in Arabic Writings (c. 900-1900): Descriptive Catalogue of Manuscripts in Libraries of Europe and the U. S. A. by Amnon Shiloah. Review by Salwa El-Shawan

Briefly Mentioned

  • Commercial Recordings of Papua New Guinea Music, 1949-1983 by Don Niles. Review by BC
  • Alternative Voices. Essays on Contemporary Vocal and Choral Composition by Istvan Anhalt. Review by BC

Record Reviews

  • Música Indígena: A Arte Vocal dos Suyá by Anthony Seeger; Judith Seeger. Review by Jose Jorge De Carvalho
  • Music from Mozambique: Chopi Timbila by Ron Hallis. Review by Andrew Tracey
  • Music from Mozambique III by Ophera Hallis; Ron Hallis. Review by Andrew Tracey
  • Transylvanian Wedding Music by László Kürti. Review by Bela Halmos
  • Orient Okzident. Südosteuropa by Wolf Dietrich. Review by Annie Goffre
  • Inedit 1: Asie Centrale, Azerbaidjan, Touva et Bachkirie by Maison des Cultures du monde. Review by Mark Slobin and Annette Sanger
  • Once More: James Morrison and Tom Ennis. Classic Recordings of Irish Traditional Music in America Played on Fiddle and Uillean Pipes. Review by Philippe Varlet

Brief Report: Audio

  • Some Aspects of the Local Cassette Industry of Bali's Traditional Music. Review by Annette Sanger