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Summer/Fall 2006, XXXVII:2

Asian Music
The Purvi in Bhojpuri-Speaking India: Structure and Flux in a Disappearing Genre
Edward O. Henry
Gamelan Manikasanti: One Ensemble, Many Musics
I Wayan Sinti and Annette Sanger
Musical Healing in Eastern Tajikistan: Transforming Stress and Depression through Falak Performance
Benjamin D. Koen
Nice 'n' Easy - The Balinese Gamelan Rindik: Its Music, Musicians, and Value as Tourist Art
Kendra Stepputat
"The First Indian Tune That Ever Was Wrote Out": An Early Example of "World Hymnody" from the Subcontinent
David W. Music
Wayan Gandera Redux
Ruby Ornstein

Book Reviews

Nimrod Baranovitch
China's New Voices: Popular Music, Ethnicity, Gender, and Politics, 1978–1997
(Cynthia P. Wong)
Kathryn S. March
"If Each Comes Halfway": Meeting Tamang Women in Nepal
(Paul D. Greene)
Laurent Aubert
Les Feux de la Deesse: Rituels villageois du Kerala (Inde du Sud)
(Rolf Groesbeck)

Audio Recording Reviews

Qambel Maran: Syriac Chants from South India
(Zoe Sherinian)
KERALA: (Inde de Sud/South India). Le chant des Pulluvan/Pulluvan Songs
(Joseph J. Palackal)
Music of Makran: Traditional Fusion from Coastal Balochistan
(Michael Frishkopf)

Video Recording Review

South Indian Classical Music House Concert with M.D. Ramanathan and At Home with Master Musicians of Madras, Volume 1
(Matthew Allen)