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Winter/Spring 2006, XXXVII:1

Asian Music
Tradition Serving Modernity? The Musical Lives of a Makassarese Drummer
R. Anderson Sutton
Lukthung: Authenticity and Modernity in Thai Country Music
Amporn Jirattikorn
Regulating and Negotiating in T'ûrot'û, a Korean Popular Song Style
Min-Jung Son
Tsugaru Shamisen: From Region to Nation (and Beyond) and Back Again
Henry Johnson
Irish Music and the Experience of Nostalgia in Japan
Sean Williams

Book Reviews

Jonathan P. J. Stock
Huju: Traditional Opera in Modern Shanghai
(Alan L. Kagan)
Henry Johnson
The Koto: A Traditional Instrument in Contemporary Japan
(Philip Flavin)
Satyendra K. Sen Chib
Companion to North Indian Classical Music
(Gordon Thompson)
Luciana Galliano
Yôgaku: Japanese Music in the Twentieth Century
(Yayoi Uno Everett)

Audio Recording Reviews

Visionary Tones: Traditional and Contemporary Kinko Style Shakuchachi Music by Christopher Yohmei Blasdel
(Jennifer Milioto Matsue)
Walzenaufnahmen Japanischer Musik/Wax Cylinder Recordings of Japanese Music 1901–1913
(Jay Keister)
Cantemir: Music in Istanbul and Ottoman Europe around 1700
(John Morgan O'Connell)

Video Recording Review

The Worlds of Mei Lanfang
(Lisa Urkevich)