Hello everyone! The most recent version of Michael Bakan’s Curriculum Vitae has been uploaded. Check it out here and on the Biography page.
Here is one of my favorite kora performances by N’faly Kouyaté.
Fantastic resource. YouTube clips of demonstrations on 54 instruments from diverse world cultures, played by master performers. Includes many African percussion and Javanese gamelan instruments, steel drums, and much more.
Rankings released by Science Watch rank Florida State University third among U.S. universities for most published papers in performing arts disciplines. FSU’s ethnomusicology program was among those identified as being “at the cutting edge of research.” Take this link for related article.
Here are a couple of great video clips to supplement Chapter 10:
Malian bala (balafon) virtuoso Issa Keita in performance:
A Dogon masked dance in Tireli, Mali:
Thanks to Eli Newberger for sending these links to me