The editors of MUSICultures very pleased to announce the publication of the most recent issue of MUSICultures (41-2), a special issue on "Connecting with Communities" guest edited by Dr. Marcia Ostashewski (Cape Breton University).

This issue is available to current subscribers of the Canadian Society for Traditional Music here (non-subscribers can freely access issues more than 3 years old): http://journals.hil.unb.ca/index.php/MC/index. For membership/subscription information, please visit the website of the Canadian Society for Traditional Music: http://www.yorku.ca/cstm/. Or check your institutional library for access.

The contents of this issue include:

MARCIA OSTASHEWSKI
Engaging Communities and Cultures in Ethnomusicology: An Introduction

KLISALA HARRISON
The Second Wave of Applied Ethnomusicology

MICHAEL B. MACDONALD with ANDRE HAMILTON
Aesthetic Systems Theory: Doing Hip Hop Kulture Research Together at Cipher5

BOB W. WHITE
Listening Together, Thinking Out Loud: Popular Music and Political Consciousness in Congo-Zaire

CAROLINE MARCOUX-GENDRON, ARIANE COUTURE, FLAVIA GERVASI and MICHEL DUCHESNEAU
L’enjeu des communautés en sociomusicologie : Le cas du projet de recherche sur le développement des publics de la musique au Québec

GLENN PATTERSON and LAURA RISK
Digitization, Recirculation and Reciprocity: Proactive Archiving for Community and Memory on the Gaspé Coast and Beyond

MICHAEL B. BAKAN
The Musicality of Stimming: Promoting Neurodiversity in the Ethnomusicology of Autism

JEFF TODD TITON
Flight Call

JEFF TODD TITON and MARCIA OSTASHEWSKI
A Context for the Story: A Conversation

** Book Reviews

DANA GORZELANY-MOSTAK
Susan Fast and Kip Pegley, eds. Music, Politics, and Violence

TRAVIS D. STIMELING
Clifford R. Murphy. Yankee Twang: Country and Western Music in New England.

MARTA AMICO
Emmanuelle Olivier, dir. Musiques au monde. La tradition au prisme de la création.

BETHANY J. COLLIER
Andrew N. Weintraub, ed. Islam and Popular Culture in Indonesia and Malaysia

JUDITH COHEN
Risto Pekka Pennanen, Panagiotis C. Poulos and Aspasia Theodosiou, eds. Ottoman Intimacies, Balkan Musical Realities

** Recording Review

JEAN POUCHELON

Éditions Enbiro, Musiques Sacrées

Heather Sparling, PhD
Canada Research Chair in Musical Traditions
General Editor, MUSICultures

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