Steven Fink (Wisconsin): For the Best of All Listeners: American Islamic Hip Hop as Reminder. From the International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanity Studies, Sirin Akbulut Demirci (Uludag): Franz Liszt in Ottoman Empire. From Mythological Studies Journal, Kathleen Asbo (SSU): The Lyre and the Drum: Dionysus and Apollo Throughout Music History. A review of Making Noise: From Babel to the Big Bang and Beyond by Hillel Schwartz. The first chapter from Banding Together: How Communities Create Genres in Popular Music by Jennifer C. Lena. Contemporary Christian music is more than "ear candy," worship leaders say. Orchestras (and audiences) get more Asian-American every year — will it be enough? Rock, pop, white power: How music influences support for ethnic groups. The Radical Reggae Moment: A review of The Natural Mystics: Marley, Tosh, and Wailer by Colin Grant. What riot? Alessandro G. Moliterno on punk rock politics, fascism, and Rock Against Racism. A look at why violins cost more than other instruments. A study finds violinists can’t tell the difference between Stradivarius violins and new ones.

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