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The Horse-head Fiddle and the Cosmopolitan Reimagination of Tradition in Mongolia


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Introduction 1. Two-Stringed Fiddle Traditions in Pre-Revolutionary Mongolian Society 2. Building a National Music Culture in Mongolia 3. Soviet Modernism and Cosmopolitan Nationalism 4. N. Jantsannorow and the Reshaping of Mongolian Musical Nationalism 5. The Folk "Revival" and the Reimagination of the Horse-head Fiddle 6. The Persistence of Alternative Music Histories

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Peter K. Marsh is Assistant Professor of Music at California State University, East Bay. He has written extensively on issues related to musical tradition and modernity in Mongolia, including "Global Hip-Hop and Youth Cultural Politics in Urban Mongolia," in Mongolian Culture and Society in the Age of Globalization, edited by Henry G. Schwarz (Bellingham: Western Washington University Press, 2006).

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