The history of ethnomusicology, especially as applied to South Asia, cannot be fully understood without regard to Bake, and yet his contribution has remained, until now, unclear and unknown.
By Dimitrije O. Golemovic
By Dimitrije O. Golemovic. Europea: Ethno - musicologies and Modernities, no. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2010. Music examples, bibliography, index, compact disc.
Dimitrije O. While the refrain is a frequent and important feature of folk singing, little has been written about it. This book describes what a refrain is and how it can be defined in folk and scholarly practice based on musical examples. This book describes what a refrain is and how it can be defined in folk and scholarly practice based on musical examples from Serbia, Montenegro, and the Republic of Srpska, while finding general rules applicable to refrains in the songs of other nations. The refrain is presented from musical and linguistic perspectives, and its religious, social, and economical uses are explored.
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the book has value for ethnomusicologists, folklorists, and participants involved with many musics. vol. 61 Notes: Quarterly Journal of the Music Library Association, DECEMBER 2004). The Music of European Nationalism: Political Change and Modern History is forthcoming. Series: Europea: Ethnomusicologies and Modernities (Book 1). ways clear whether these remarks represent Golemovic´
In the absence of such records, sometimes Moskovitz offers what seems like an evalua- Balkan Refrain: Form and Tradition in tive statement about a work, but it is not al- European Folk Song. By Dimitrije O. ways clear whether these remarks represent Golemovic´. Europea: Ethno- the author’s own opinion or the popular musicologies and Modernities, no. opinion of critics of the time, for example: Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2010. Golemovic examines various forms of refrains and their constructive role in singing, and he establishes a terminology based on several characteristics of refrains, such as their role in the song and its place within the melopoetic unit. The book includes notes, a bibliography, 190 musical examples, and an audio CD of traditional folk songs as well as some examples of newly composed folk songs.
Balkan Refrain: Form and Tradition in European Folk Song (Europea: Ethnomusicologies and Modernities, no. Golemović (pp. 88-90). Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series.
Montenegro: A Modern History, New York, NY: 2009. The Land of the Black Mountain: The Adventures of Two Englishmen in Montenegro, Bibliobazaar: 2007 Roberts, Elizabeth.