Articles about World Music

Wanderlust and Exile
Gramophone (2016) Vol. 94, pp. 80-81


Unique Strategies for Teaching With World Music
Orff Echo (2016) Vol. 48, No. 3, pp. 8-12, 14-18

This article is based on the authors' world music expertise and their years of developing related pedagogy. It provides foundational knowledge in ethnomusicology for music teachers, and offers examples to illustrate the subject. Suggested resources have been chosen specifically with ...

Singing the war: reconfiguring white upper-class identity through fusion music in post-war Lima
British Journal of Ethnomusicology (2016) Vol. 25, No. 2, pp. 191-209

Between 1980 and 2000, Peru was engulfed in an internal war confronting the state and two armed groups, the Shining Path and the Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement. In the aftermath, violence was replaced by silence along with distrust, disunity and ...

In With the New
Music Teacher (2016) Vol. 95, No. 1, pp. 36-37


The History of Multicultural Music Education and Its Prospects: The Controversy of Music Universalism and Its Application
Update (2016) Vol. 34, No. 2, pp. 21-28

This article examines how American perspectives about world music have evolved based on the controversial discussion of "music is the universal language." At earlier periods, scholars showed their interest in musics of other cultures from the ethnocentric standpoint. Gradually, scholars ...