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Summer/Fall 2009, 40:2

Asian Music
Transnational Chowtal: Bhojpuri Folk Song from North India to the Caribbean, Fiji, and Beyond
Peter Manuel
Tales and Fables of the Chang (Harp) in Darvish Ali's Risalei Musiqi
Sławomira Żerańska-Kominek
Synthesizing Identity: Gestures of Filiation and Affiliation in Turkish Popular Music
Songül Karahasanoğlu Ata and Gabriel Skoog
Minstrelsy and Mimesis in the South China Sea: Filipino Migrant Musicians, Chinese Hosts, and the Disciplining of Relations in Hong Kong
Lee Watkins
The Production of Aura in the Gramophone Age of the "Live" Performance
Dard Neuman

Book Reviews

Joachim Braun
Music in Ancient Israel/Palestine: Archaeological, Written, and Comparative Sources
Ruth Katz
"The Lachmann Problem": An Unsung Chapter in Comparative Musicology [Be`ayat Lakhman: Perek `alum be-musikologyah hashvaatit, kolel mikhtavim ve-hartsaot shel Robert Lakhman she-terem pursemu
(Tina Fruhauf)
Saida Daukeyeva
The Philosophy of Music by Abu Nasr Muhammad al-Farabi
(Inna Naroditskaya)
Emma Baulch
Making Scenes: Reggae, Punk, and Death Metal in 1990s Bali
Timothy D. Taylor
Beyond Exoticism: Western Music and the World
(Andrew C. McGraw)
Martha Feldman and Bonnie Gordon, eds.
The Courtesan's Arts: Cross-Cultural Perspectives
(Sean Williams)
Deborah Wong
Speak It Louder: Asian Americans Making Music
(Eric Hung)

Audio Recording Reviews

D'Bhuyaa saaj: Live in India
(Peter Manuel)
El Tarab El Aseel by Riad Abdel Gawad
(Lisa Urkevich)
Iran: Le dotār du Khorassan, featuring Hamid Khezri
(Amaneh Youssefzadeh)

Video Recording Review

Drumming Out a Message: Eisa and the Okinawan Diaspora
(Ricardo D. Trimillos)