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Summer/Fall, 2011 42:2

Asian Music
Music in Ritual and Ritual in Music: A Virtual Viewer’s Perceptions about Liminality, Functionality, and Mediatization in the Opening Ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games
Francesca R. Sborgi Lawson
Performativity of Diff erence: Mapping Public Soundscapes and Performing Nostalgia among Burmese Chinese in Central Rangoon
Hsin-chun Tasaw Lu
Gamelan Performance Outside Indonesia “Setting Sail”: Babar Layar and Notions of “Bi-musicality”
Maria Mendonça
In Search of the Historical Development of Double-Reed Pipe Melodies in Japanese Tōgaku: Early Hypotheses and New Perspectives
Kwok-Wai Ng
Music and Masculinities in Late Ming China
Joseph S. C. Lam

Book Review

Sarah Weiss
Listening to an Earlier Java: Aesthetics, Gender, and the Music of Wayang in Central Java
(Benjamin Brinner)

Recording Reviews

Turkestan chinois. Le Muqam des Dolan. Musique des Ouïgours du désert de Taklamakan (Chinese Turkestan. The Muqam of the Dolan. Music of the Uyghurs of Taklamakan Desert)
(Nathan Light)
Chine: “Le pêcheur et le bûcheron”: Le qin, cithare des lettrés (China: “The Fisherman and the Woodcutter”: The Qin, Zither of the Literati)
(J. Lawrence Witzleben)
A Song of Dawn: The Jerusalem Sephardi Baqqashot at the Har Tzyion Synagogue
(Mark Kligman)