Articles about Ethnic Groups

Grappling with inclusion: Ethnocultural diversity and socio-musical experiences in Common Thread Community Chorus of Toronto
International Journal of Community Music (2015) Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 217-232

This pilot research study explored ethnocultural backgrounds of choristers and their socio-musical experiences participating in Common Thread Community Chorus of Toronto, a community choir that actively pursues cultural inclusion through policies of musical and financial accessibility, as well as choosing ...

Sound Studies, Religion and Urban Space: Tamil Music and the Ethical Life in Singapore
British Journal of Ethnomusicology (2015) Vol. 24, No. 3, pp. 380-413

The Hindu Thaipusam festival is the most important religious event of the year for Singapore's Indian minority population. However, drumming in the Thaipusam procession has been illegal since 1973. For some Hindus, this creates a sense of imminent danger, as ...

National Treasures
FRoots (2015) Vol. 37, No. 5, pp. 28-33


Folk- Inspired Elements in Bartók's Style
Magyar Zene (2015) Vol. 53, No. 1, pp. 68-94

This study focuses on folk musical phenomena which seem to play an important role in the changes taking place in the musical style of the young Bartók. Analysing his compositions dating from between about 1907 to 1920 some concrete, often ...

Cerys Matthews
Songlines (2014) , No. 102, pp. 98