ISSN 2158-5296
AAWM JOURNAL VOL. 5 NO. 1 (2016)
Review of Michael Church, ed., The Other Classical Musics: Fifteen Great Traditions (Boydell & Brewer, 2015)

Mark Hijleh

This review essay highlights the innovative and useful contributions of The Other Classical Musics to newly re-emerging streams of analysis within "comparative musicology," while also raising questions about the role of cross-cultural fusion in the evolution of classical musics, their histories and geographies.

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Contributor Information:
Mark Hijleh, author of Towards a Global Music Theory (Ashgate 2012), holds a DMA in composition from the Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University (where he also studied Black music history with Dominique-René de Lerma), and an MA in world music from the University of Sheffield (UK). He is currently Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dean of the Faculty, and Professor of Music at The King’s College in New York City.

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