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Errata: Melodic Relationships in Pibroch

Source: British Journal of Ethnomusicology, Vol. 5 (1996), p. 187

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and dance";
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M.
M.
Helffer,
Helffer,
"The drums
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of
of
Nepalese mediums";P. Bouchery, "A sketch of
Nepalese mediums";P. Bouchery, "A sketch of
Nepalese mediums";P. Bouchery, "A sketch of
the musical
the musical
the musical heritage of the Hani (Yunnan/
heritage
heritage
of the
of the
Hani
Hani
(Yunnan/
(Yunnan/
China);
China); C. Jest, "Charakoboli: a brief note on
China);
C.
C.
Jest, "Charakoboli: a brief note on
Jest, "Charakoboli: a brief note on
the language of the birds in Nepal". Additional
the language of the birds in Nepal". Additional
the language of the birds in Nepal". Additional
items include:
items include:
items include: M. Helffer, "Bibliography of
M.
M.
Helffer,
Helffer,
"Bibliography of
"Bibliography of
Himalayan
Himalayan
Himalayan
music"
music"
music"
(items
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in
in
in
European
European
European
languages,
languages,
languages,
plus
plus
plus
a
a
a discography
discography
discography
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and
and film-
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film-
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ography);
ography); Ram SharanDarnal, "Bibliography
Ram SharanDarnal,
Ram SharanDarnal,
"Bibliography
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of
of Nepali music" (items in Nepali); M. Trewin,
of
Nepali
Nepali
music"
music"
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in
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Nepali); M. Trewin,
"The Bhutanese materials of the John Levy
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"The Bhutanese materials of the
John Levy
John Levy
Collection in the School of Scottish Studies
Collection
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in the School
of
of
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Scottish
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Sound Archive, University of Edinburgh", with
Sound
Sound Archive, University
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of
of
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a note on Bhutanese music from the editors;

a note on Bhutanese music from the

a note on Bhutanese music from the

editors; editors; Mchod-rol Mchod-rol Mchod-rol (P. (P. (P.
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Kvaeme), L Grandin,Music and media in local

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life (M. Helffer), P. Moisala, Cultural cognition

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Helffer), P. Moisala, Cultural cognition

in music (M. Helffer), C. Tingey, Auspicious

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Helffer), C. Tingey, Auspicious

Helffer), C. Tingey, Auspicious

music in a changing society (M. Helffer); music music in in a a changing society changing
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Helffer);
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Conference report, "The shamanic cosmos"
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report,
report,
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cosmos"
cosmos"
(Venice,
(Venice, October 1996); dissertation abstract
(Venice,
October
October
1996);
1996);
dissertation abstract
dissertation abstract
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Trewin).The volume containsan audio CD
Trewin).The volume containsan audio CD
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with 27 items
with 27 items illustrating the articles. Enquiries
with 27 items
illustrating the articles. Enquiries
illustrating the articles. Enquiries
to: Etudes
to: Etudes
to: Etudes Himalayennes, UPR 299, CNRS, 1,
Himalayennes, UPR 299,
Himalayennes, UPR 299,
CNRS, 1,
CNRS, 1,
place
place
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Meudon,
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<himal.res@cnrs-bellevue.fr>.

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<himal.res@cnrs-bellevue.fr>.

correspondence

correspondence

correspondence

Reply to review: The following is excerpted Reply to review: The Reply to review: The following
Reply to review: The following is excerpted
Reply to review: The
Reply to review: The
following
following
is
is
excerpted
excerpted
from
from
from
a
a
a
letter
letter
letter
by
by
by
Prof.
Prof.
Prof.
Kofi
Kofi
Kofi
Agawu
Agawu
Agawu
(Department of Music, Yale University) in
(Department of
(Department of
Music,
Music,
Yale
Yale
University)
University)
in
in
reply to the review by Dr Roger Blench of
reply to
reply to
the
the
review
review
by
by
Dr
Dr
Roger
Roger
Blench
Blench
of
of
his book
his book African rhythm: a northern Ewe
his book
African
African
rhythm:
rhythm:
a
a
northern Ewe
northern Ewe
perspective
perspective (BJE 4: 158-60). As a matter of
perspective
(BJE 4:
(BJE 4:
158-60).
158-60).
As a matter of
As a matter of
policy,
policy,
policy, we include primarily his comments
we
we
include
include
primarily his
primarily his
comments
comments
on points of fact; reviews by their nature are
on
on
points of fact; reviews by their nature are
points of fact; reviews by their nature are
full
full
full
of
of
of
opinion.
opinion.
opinion.
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Prof.
Agawu
Agawu
Agawu
can
can
can
be
be
be
contacted at
contacted at <kofi.agawu@yale.edu> and/or
contacted at
<kofi.agawu@yale.edu>
<kofi.agawu@yale.edu>
and/or
and/or
<kagawu @pantheon.yale.edu>.
<kagawu @pantheon.yale.edu>.
<kagawu @pantheon.yale.edu>.
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Blench
Blench
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have
checked
checked
the
the
latest
latest
research by linguists on Ghanaian languages
research by
research
by linguists on Ghanaian languages
linguists on Ghanaian languages
before
before
before telling your readers that I 'incorrect-
telling
telling
your readers that
your readers that I I
'incorrect-
'incorrect-
ly'
ly'
ly' call Siwu a 'Central-Togo' rather than a
call
call
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Siwu a
'Central-Togo'
'Central-Togo'
rather than a
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language.
language.
language.
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lan-
lan-
guages
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guages of Ghana published in 1988, M. E.
of
of
Ghana
Ghana
published
published
in
in
1988, M. E.
1988, M. E.
Kropp Dabuku and K.C.
Kropp Dabuku and K.C. Ford use the term
Kropp Dabuku and K.C.
Ford use
Ford use
the term
the term
'Central-Togo'. Russell G. Schuh, writing
'Central-Togo'.
'Central-Togo'.
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Russell
G.
G.
Schuh,
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writing
writing
on 'Avatime noun classes and concord' in
on
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Erratum

Erratum

Erratum

Studies in African Studies in Studies in African linguistics, vol. 24, 1995 African linguistics, linguistics, vol.
Studies in African
Studies in
Studies in African linguistics, vol. 24, 1995
African linguistics,
linguistics,
vol.
vol.
24,
24,
1995
1995
follows
follows
follows Dabuku and Ford and explains that
Dabuku and Ford and
Dabuku and Ford and
explains
explains
that
that
'most earlier literature on these languages
'most
'most
earlier
earlier
literature on these
literature on these
languages
languages
uses the term "Togo Remnant Languages"
uses the
uses the
term
term
"Togo
"Togo
Remnant
Remnant
Languages"
Languages"
in
in
in English
English
English
...
...
' ' '
(my emphasis).
(my emphasis).
(my emphasis).
"
"
" ...
...
...
Mr.
Mr.
Mr.
Blench
Blench
Blench
finds
finds
finds
it
it
it
'somewhat
'somewhat
'somewhat
puzzling'
puzzling'
puzzling'
that
that
that
I
I
I
include
include
include
a
a
a
number
number
number
of
of
of
transcriptions made 'by other hands' in the
transcriptions made
transcriptions made
'by
'by
other hands' in
other hands' in
the
the
fourth
fourth chapter. He thinks that this 'qualifies
fourth
chapter. He thinks that this
chapter. He thinks that this
'qualifies
'qualifies
somewhat
somewhat
somewhat
[my]
[my]
[my]
analytic
analytic
analytic
stance.'
stance.'
stance.'
I I
I
had
had
had
hoped
hoped
hoped
in
in
in
a
a
a
small
small
small
way
way
way
to
to
to
acknowledge
acknowledge
acknowledge
unpublished
unpublished
unpublished
research
research
research
done
done
done
in
in Africa
in
Africa
Africa
by
by
by
indigenous
indigenous
indigenous scholars ('other hands') instead
scholars
scholars
('other hands')
('other hands')
instead
instead
of reinforcing the common view that as late
of
of
reinforcing
reinforcing the common view that as late
the common view that as late
as
as
as
1995
1995
1995
Africans
Africans
Africans
remain
remain informants, not
remain
informants,
informants,
not
not
theorists. Perhaps I should have made the
theorists.
theorists.
Perhaps
Perhaps
I I
should have
should have
made
made
the
the
point more explicitly ....
point more explicitly
point more explicitly
....
....
I I
I was puzzled by
was
was
puzzled by
puzzled by
Mr. Blench's
Mr. Blench's
Mr. Blench's remark that 'the transcriptions
remark that 'the
remark that 'the
transcriptions
transcriptions
are clearly by a "Western"
are
are
clearly
clearly
by
by
a
a
"Western"
"Western"
musicologist.'
musicologist.'
musicologist.'
What,
What,
What,
I
I I
wonder,
wonder,
wonder,
would
would
would
an
an
an
'African'
'African'
'African'
musicologist's transcriptions look like?"
musicologist's
musicologist's
transcriptions
transcriptions
look
look
like?"
like?"

Frans Buisman,

Frans

Frans

Buisman,

Buisman,

"Melodic

"Melodic

"Melodic

relationships

relationships

relationships

in

in

in

pibroch", BJE

pibroch",

pibroch",

BJE

BJE

4: 17-39

4:

4:

17-39

17-39

The Editors extend their apologies to Frans Buisman for omitting part of the final sentence

The Editors extend their

The Editors extend their

of paragraph 3 on p. 26

of

of

paragraph

paragraph

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3

on

on

p.

p.

26

26

apologies

apologies

of his

of his

of

to Frans Buisman for

to Frans Buisman

for omitting part of the final sentence

omitting part of the final sentence

his article. The sentence as a whole should read as follows

article.

article.

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sentence

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as
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whole

whole

should read as

should read as

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follows

(readers might photocopy this passage and affix it to p. 26):

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p.

p.

Conversely: melodic correlationis the exploitation of the fact that two notes two

Conversely: melodic correlationis the

Conversely: melodic correlationis the

away from each otherin a

away from each otherin a

away from each otherin a

betweenthem in the scale

exploitation of the fact that two notes two steps

exploitation of the fact that two notes two steps

steps

particularscale can both be contrastedwith the note thatlies in

particularscale can both be contrastedwith the note thatlies in

particularscale can both be contrastedwith the note thatlies in

of the mode thatis establishedor thatis being established.

the mode thatis establishedor thatis being established.

establishedor thatis being established.

betweenthem in the scale of the mode thatis

betweenthem in the scale of