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Jonathan Grasse, Ph.D.

Title: Professor, Music

Department: Music

Office: LCH A-323
Phone Extension: x2381
Email Username: jgrasse

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  • 2008 Review of Lorraine Leu's book Brazilian Popular Music: Caetano Veloso and the Regeneration of Tradition (Ashgate, 2006) in Notes, the Quarterly Journal of the Music Library Association (63:4, June 2007)
  • 2008  “Brazilian Popular Music and the Guitar in the Early Life of Heitor Villa-Lobos,” in Soundboard, journal of the Guitar Foundation of America (34/3)
  • 2006 "Review of Bryan McCann's book Hello-Hello Brazil." Journal of Popular Music Studies (18.3, December ‘06)
  • 2004 “Conflation and Conflict in Brazilian Film Music,” Popular Music , 23/3, 2004
  • 2003 “Perspectives on Brazilian Popular Music: MC Orpheu and Pluralismo,” Musical Cultures of Latin America : Global Effects, Past and Present. Selected Reports in Ethnomusicology, volume XI. Los Angeles : UCLA Ethnomusicology Department
  • 1999 “Historical Field Recordings from Brazil :' Endangered Music' as Roots of National Idioms,” in Pacific Review of Ethnomusicology. Los Angeles : UCLA Ethnomusicology Department
  • 1998 “The Gamelan Ideal: Imagined, Imported, Invented,” a chapter co-authored with Fred Lieberman and Leta Miller in Lou Harrison: Composing a World . New York : Oxford University Press (reprinting by Illinois University Press, 2004)

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