Newfoundland and Labrador Studies, special issue on music, Vol. 22, No. 1 (2007)

The journal of Newfoundland and Labrador Studies released a special issue on music, Vol. 22, No. 1 (2007) co-edited by Glenn Colton, Beverley Diamond, and Jim Hillier. It includes articles on traditional, popular, Aboriginal, and classical music of Newfoundland and Labrador by established and emerging music scholars.

  • Introduction: Music in Newfoundland and Labrador – Beverley Diamond and Glenn Colton
  • Gone to the Mainland and Back Again: A Critical Approach to Region, Politics, and Identity in Contemporary Newfoundland Song – Cory Thorne
  •  "She's Like the Swallow": Folksong as Cultural Icon – Neil Rosenberg
  • Kenneth Peacock's Contribution to Gerald S. Doyle's Old-Time Songs of Newfoundland (1955) – Anna Guigné
  • "Crooked as the Road to Branch": Asymmetry in Newfoundland Dance Music – Christina Smith
  • Don Randall: Mistaken Fiddling Dichotomies – Paula Flynn
  • Fiddling with Recordings: The Effect of Media on Newfoundland Traditional Musicians – Evelyn Osborne
  • "I am VOWR": Living Music in Newfoundland – Judith Klassen
  • Santu's Song: Revisiting a Beothuk Cultural Artifact – John Hewson and Beverley Diamond
  • Cultural Revitalization and Mi'kmaq Music-Making: Three Newfoundland Drum Groups – Janice Esther Tulk
  • Found in Translation: The Inuit Voice in Moravian Music – Tom Gordon
  • Hip-hop on the East Side: A Multi-sited Ethnography of Break Dancing and Rap Music from St. John's and Grand Falls, Newfoundland – Kelly Best
  • Fandom as Musical Practice: Great Big Sea, Stockwell Day, and Spoiled Identity – Peter Narváez
  • Rockin' the Rock: The Newfoundland Folk/Pop Revolution – Paul Chafe
  • The Life and Afterlife of a Labrador Folksong Collection – Tim Borlase
  • A List of Recordings by Newfoundland Choirs – Doug Dunsmore

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