Professor Keith Howard
BA (CNAA), MA (Durham), PhD (Belf), PGCE, LTCL, FRSA
Professor of Music
Academic Staff, Centre of Korean Studies
- Professor Keith Howard
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Professor Keith Howard - The politics of music in Korea
Keith Howard is an ethnomusicologist with regional interests primarily in Korea, but also Siberia, Nepal, Thailand, Kyrgyzstan and Zimbabwe. His disciplinary/sub-disciplinary interestsare ethnomusicology, anthropology, studies of religion; composition, education, shamanism; early keyboard instruments, players and restorers. He is a qualified state teacher with BA and MA degrees in musicology, a PhD in anthropology, and a Licentiate from Trinity College of Music. He joined SOAS in 1991, has held visiting professorships from Monash University, Melbourne, Ewha Women’s University, Seoul, and Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, and has served as Associate Dean at Sydney Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney.
He is editorial chair of the SOAS Musicology Series (Ashgate), and sits on advisory and editorial boards for OMNES (Sookmyung University), CRONEM (University of Surrey), ICKS (Korea University) and the Korean Dance Research Journal (Sungkyunkwan University). In 2010 and 2011 he served on the Australian Research Council’s College of Experts, and is a member of professional associations including the Society for Ethnomusicology, British Forum for Ethnomusicology, British Association for Korean Studies, Association for Korean Studies in Europe and Association for Korean Music Research.
Keith Howard’s research on Korean music began with the aim to discover how people used music at a time of rapid change: his doctoral work was on the folk music of a geographically isolated island, and its preservation. He learnt to perform percussion and melodic instruments, working with celebrated musicians, and this led to two books exploring the construction, repertoire, and pedagogy of musical instruments. Work on shamanism and ‘comfort women’ led to further books, cementing his reputation as an anthropologist as well as an ethnomusicologist. More recently, he has worked extensively in North Korea as well as South Korea, and has published on composition, pop music, political ideology, and historical aspects. He has been concerned to develop practice-based research, and also to work collaboratively with musicians, and this has resulted in books and articles on Zimbabwean mbira (with Chartwell Dutiro), Nepali Tamu shamanism (with Yarjung Kromchai Tau), the Kyrgyz Manas epic (with Saparbek Kasmambetov), and Korean kayagum sanjo (with Chaesuk Lee). Current projects involve research on North Korean music and dance and, returning to his initial training in Western music, on early keyboard instruments. Areas of recent doctoral supervision include: Korean music (kugak fusion, composition, nongak/p’ungmul, folksong, literati song, p’ansori), practice-based research (Japanese shakuhachi, Congolese/Cuban music, Korean taegum flute, Balinese bamboo gamelan, music and cultural diplomacy), Korean dance, Khoisan dance, Korean anthropology, Czech Romani music, jazz, the piano.
Research students I supervise or have supervised (with recent institutional affiliations where available) include:
- Nathan Hesselink (University of British Columbia), A tale of two drummers: percussion band music in North Cholla Province, Korea
- Zhang Boyu (Beijing Chinese Conservatoire), Mathematical rhythmic structure of Chinese percussion music: an analytical study of shifan lougu co
- Rachel Harris (SOAS), Music, Identity and Representation: Ethnic minority music in Xinjiang, China
- Roald Maliangkay (Australian National University), Handling the Intangible: the protection of folksong traditions in Korea
- Jang Yeon-ok (Keimyung University), Development and Change in Korean Narrative Song, P’ansori
- Byeon Gye-won (Seoul National University of Education), Ch’angjak kugak: Writing new music for Korean traditional instruments
- Rowan Pease (SOAS), Yanbian Songs: Musical Expressions of Identity amongst Chinese Koreans
Francesca Tarocco (New York University), Attuning the Dharma: the cultural practices of modern Chinese Buddhism
- Simon Mills (Durham University), The Ritual Music of South Korea’s East Coast Shamans: Inheritance, Training and Performance
- Iain Foreman (Lisbon), The culture and poetics of jazz improvisation
- Jean Johnson Jones (Surrey University), Nama Marks and Etchings: Employing movement analysis techniques to interpret the Nama Stap
- Sandra Fahy (Sophia University), Tales from the Bottom of the Well: Survivor Testimonies from the North Korea 1990s famine
- Dorota Szawarska (Warsaw University), Kinship – an ambivalent relation: the case of Sakhalin Korean repatriates
- Jung Rock Seo (Taiwan National University), Ancient Korean and Japanese court dance: historical relationship and transmission
- SungHee Park (University of Oxford), Patronage and creativity in Seoul: the late 18th to late 19th century urban middle class and its vocal music
- Kiku Day (Aarhus University), Remembrance of things past: creating a contemporary repertoire for the archaic jinashi shakuhachi
- Simon Barker (University of Sydney), Scattering Rhythms: The Koreanization of the Western Drumset
- Kevin Hunt (University of Sydney), Jazz and the Stuart and Sons Piano
- Bob Walser (Minneapolis), Musical Difference and Cultural Identity: An African Musical Tradition in English Classrooms
- Sabina Rakcheyeva, Music as Cultural Diplomacy: a personal journey using improvisation as a creative tool
- Melissa Elliott, Music, Race and Diaspora: Romani Music Making in Ostrava, Czech Republic
- Sara McGuinness (University of West London), Grupo Lokito: a practice-based investigation into contemporary links between Congolese and Cuban popular music
- Eve Leung, Glocalisation in East Asian Popular Music
- Cassandre Balasso-Bardin, The Xeremies – The Majorcan Bagpipes: A study of an instrument in a post-dictatorship and mass tourism context
- Ignacio Agrimbau, Gyilimbwere and Santoor Navazan: Before and After Difference
- Hyelim Kim, From the Past to the Future: The Re-contextualization of the Taegŭm and its Music
- Hyunseok Kwon, Cultural Globalization and Traditional Arts Promotion Policy: A Study of the Activating Plan for Traditional Arts in South Korea
- Deirdre Morgan, Speaking in Tongues: music, identity, and representation in the international mouth harp community
- Nan Ma, A Case Study of Chinese Music Industries’ Revenue Protection within the Digital Environment
- Sungmin Yoo, Korean Wave and Soft Power
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Howard, Keith and Kasmambetov, Saparbek (2011) Singing the Kyrgyz Manas: Saparbek Kasmambetov's Recitations of Epic Poetry. Folkestone, Kent: Brill/Global Oriental.
Howard, Keith and Lee, Chaesuk and Casswell, Nicholas (2008) Korean Kayagum Sanjo: A Traiditional Instrumental Genre. Aldershot: Ashgate. (SOAS Musicology Series)
Howard, Keith (2006) Preserving Korean Music: Intangible Cultural Properties as Icons of Identity. Ashgate.
Howard, Keith (2006) Creating Korean Music: Tradition, Innovation and the Discourse of Identity. Ashgate.
Howard, Keith (1999) Korean Music: A Listening Guide. National Center for Korean Traditional Performing Arts (Seoul).
Howard, Keith (1999) Korea and Britain: A Celebration of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's State Visit to the Republic of Korea. London: Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
Howard, Keith (1995) Korean Musical Instruments. Hong Kong: Oxford University Press. (Images of Asia)
Howard, Keith and Yun, Chunggang (1990) The Sounds of Korea: Korean traditional music. Seoul: Korean Overseas Information Service.
Howard, Keith (1989) Bands, Songs and Shamanistic Rituals: Folk Music in Korean Society. Seoul: Royal Asiatic Society.
Howard, Keith (1988) Korean Musical Instruments: A Practical Guide. Seoul: Se-kwang Music Publishers.
Howard, Keith, ed. (2012) Music as Intangible Cultural Heritage: Policy, Ideology and Practice in the Preservation of East Asian Traditions. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate. (SOAS Musicology Series)
Howard, Keith and Gorfinkel, Lauren, eds. (2012) Preserving Tradition, Facing the Future: Conservation and Innovation in Chinese Music. Seoul: Chungang University. (Asian Musicology, Vol.19)
Howard, Keith and Dutiro, Chartwell, eds. (2007) Zimbabwean Mbira Music on an International Stage: Chartwell Dutiro's Life in Music. Aldershot: Ashgate. (SOAS Musicology Series)
Howard, Keith, ed. (2006) Music and Ritual. Den Haag: Semar. (Musiké. Year 1, no. 1)
Howard, Keith, ed. (2006) Korean Pop Music: Riding the Wave. Folkestone: Global Oriental.
Howard, Keith and Campbell, Patricia Shehan and Schippers, Huib and Drummond, John and Dunbar-Hall, Peter and Wiggins, Trevor, eds. (2005) Cultural Diversity in Music Education: Directions and Challenges for the 21st Century. Brisbane: Australian Academic Press.
Howard, Keith, ed. (1998) Korean Shamanism: Revivals, Survivals and Change. Seoul: Royal Asiatic Society and Seoul Computer Press.
Howard, Keith, ed. (1996) Korea: People, Country and Culture. London: School of Oriental and African Studies.
Howard, Keith, ed. (1995) True Stories of the Korean Comfort Women. London: Cassell.
Howard, Keith and Hoppál, Mihály, eds. (1993) Shamans and Cultures: The Regional Aspects of Shamanism. Budapest: Akadémaia Kéido; Los Angeles: International Society for Trans-Oceanic Research. (ISTOR books, 5)
Howard, Keith (2012) 'East Asian Music as Intangible Cultural Heritage.' In: Howard, Keith, (ed.), Music as Intangible Cultural Heritage: Policy, Ideology and Practice in the Preservation of East Asian Traditions. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate, pp. 1-22. (SOAS Musicology Series)
Howard, Keith (2012) 'Authenticity and Authority: Conflicting Agendas in the Preservation of Music and Dance at Korea's State Sacrificial Rituals.' In: Howard, Keith, (ed.), Music as Intangible Cultural Heritage: Policy, Ideology and Practice in the Preservation of East Asian Traditions. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate, pp. 113-140. (SOAS Musicology Series)
Howard, Keith (2012) 'Developing SOAS Radio.' In: Itoda, Soichiro and Karlsson, Hans and Aihara, Ken, (eds.), The Tokyo-Edo Radio Challenge: The Role of University Radio in Internationalisation and Social Contribution. Tokyo: Meiji University, pp. 53-59.
Howard, Keith (2012) 'Canonic Repertoires in Korean Traditional Music.' In: Um, Haekyung and Lee, Hyunjoo, (eds.), Rediscovering Traditional Korean Performing Arts. Seoul: Korean Arts Management Service, pp. 88-97. (The Apro)
Howard, Keith (2011) 'Redefining Koreanness: North Korea, musicology, ideology, and ‘improved’ Korean instruments.' In: Frank, Rüdiger, (ed.), Exploring North Korean Arts. Vienna: University of Wien/MAK, pp. 181-191.
Howard, Keith (2010) 'Music Across the DMZ.' In: O'Connell, John Morgan and El Shawan Castello Branco, Salwa, (eds.), Music in Conflict. Indiana, IL: University of Illinois Press, pp. 67-88.
Howard, Keith (2010) 'Rebranding Korea: Creating a New Old Music.' In: Kendall, Laurel, (ed.), Consuming Korean Tradition in Early and Late Modernity. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, pp. 195-215.
Howard, Keith (2009) ''Piri' – P'iri: Isang Yun's composition and the Korean oboe.' In: Ssi-ol. Almanach 2004-09. Berlin: Internationalen Isang Yun Gesellschaft e.V., pp. 109-130.
Howard, Keith (2009) 'Arirang: An Icon of Passion.' In: Arirang to the World: 2009 International Symposium. Seoul: Korean Traditional Performing Arts Foundation, pp. 46-63.
Howard, Keith (2008) 'Recording Pansori.' In: Lee, Yong-shik, (ed.), Pansori. Music of Korea II. Seoul: National Center for Korean Traditional Performing Arts, pp. 163-182.
Howard, Keith (2008) 'Practice-led research: putting Asian music performers centre-stage.' In: Essays for Dr Lee Hye-ku, in celebration of his 100th Birthday. Seoul: Korean Musicological Society.
Howard, Keith (2007) 'Professional Music: Instrumental.' In: Lee, Byong Won and Lee, Yong-Shik, (eds.), Music of Korea. 2007: National Center for Korean Traditional Performing Arts, pp. 127-143. (Music of Korea)
Howard, Keith (2006) 'Coming of Age: Korean Pop in the 1990s.' In: Howard, K., (ed.), Korean Pop Music. Global Oriental, pp. 82-98.
Howard, Keith (2006) 'Memories of Fieldwork: Understanding 'Humanly Organized Sound' through the Venda.' In: Reily, S. A., (ed.), The Musical Human. Rethinking John Blacking's Ethnomusicology in the Twenty-First Century. Ashgate, pp. 17-35.
Howard, Keith (2005) 'Memories of Fieldwork: Understanding �humanly organised sound� through the Venda.' In: Reily, Suzel Ana, (ed.), The Musical Human: Rethinking John Blacking�s Ethnomusicology. Aldershot: Ashgate. (SOAS musicology series)
Howard, Keith (2005) 'Dancing for the Eternal President.' In: Janeiro, Annie, (ed.), Sounds of Suppression, Resistance, and Subversion. New York: Routledge, pp. 113-132.
Howard, Keith (2004) 'Chindo: Creating a Cultural Paradise.' In: Dawe, Kevin, (ed.), Island Musics. Berg (Oxford and New York), pp. 99-121.
Howard, Keith and Spangenberg, Martin (2003) 'Perspectives on Isang Yun's Second Clarinet Quintet.' In: Vom rechten Thon der Orgeln und anderer Instrumenten. Festschrift Chritian Ahrens zum 60. Geburtstag. Kostritzer Shriften 2:. Kostritzer Schriften, pp. 255-268.
Howard, Keith (2002) 'Exploding Ballads: The Transformation of Korean Pop Music.' In: Craig, T and King, R, (eds.), Global Goes Local: Popular Culture in Asia. University of British Columbia Press (Vancouver), pp. 80-95.
Howard, Keith (2002) 'Recordings of East Asian Music: Korea.' In: Stone, Ruth, (ed.), Garland Encyclopedia of World Music. Volume 10: The World's Music: General Perspectives and Reference Tools. New York: Routledge, pp. 521-524.
Howard, Keith (2002) ''Nongak (P'ungmul nori)', 'Contemporary Genres', 'Social and Regional Contexts' and 'Discography'.' In: Provine, Robert and Tokumaru, Yosihiko and Witzleben, Lawrence, (eds.), Garland Encyclopedia of World Music. Volume 7: East Asia: China, Japan, and Korea. New York: Routledge, 929-40, 951-74, 981-99, 1085-88.
Howard, Keith (2002) 'Lee Hye-Ku and the Development of Korean Musicology.' In: Exploring the Origins of Homo Koreanus. Academia Koreana of Keimyung University (Taegu), pp. 303-19.
Howard, Keith (2002) 'Living Human Treasures from a lost age: current issues in cultural heritage management.' In: Embracing the Other: The Interaction of Korean and Foreign Cultures. Academy of Korean Studies (Songnam), pp. 1463-1476.
Howard, Keith (2002) 'Seoul Blues: the determination of emotion in Korean music.' In: Kugakhak nonmunjip [Essays in Musicology: An Offering in Celebration of Kim. Chongja. On her Sixtieth Birthday]. Minsogwon (Seoul), pp. 907-933.
Howard, Keith (2001) 'Byungki Hwang, Kang Sukhi, Kim Chunggil, Kim Kisu, Kim Sunnam, Kim Young-dong, Youngja Lee, Lee Chan Hee, Younghi Pagh-Paan, Byung-dong Paik, Suh Kyungsu, Yi Sung Chun.' In: Sadie, S., (ed.), New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. London: MacMillan, Vols 12: 8-9; 13: 531-2, 596, 596-7, 598-9, 599; 14: 461, 470-1; 18: 896-7, 901; 24: 663-6; 27: 661.
Howard, Keith (2001) 'Connections to Siberia in Korean Shaman Music.' In: Baikalskie Vstrechi Kooltor Naradov Sibiri. VSGAKI Academy of Culture and Arts (Ulan Ude, Buryatia), pp. 8-14.
Howard, Keith (2001) 'Mode as a scholarly construct in Korean music.' In: Barlow, C, (ed.), The Ratio Book. Feedback Studio Verlag, (Köln), pp. 176-197.
Howard, Keith (2001) 'North Korea.' In: Sadie, S, (ed.), New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. MacMillan (London), pp. 815-817.
Howard, Keith (2001) 'Korean Folk Songs for a Contemporary World.' In: Hesselink, N, (ed.), Contemporary Directions: Korean Folk Music Engaging the Twentieth Century and Beyond. Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California (Berkeley), pp. 149-172.
Howard, Keith (2001) 'North Korea: Songs for the Great Leader, with Instructions from the Dear Leader.' In: Orange, M, (ed.), Cahiers d’Études Coréennes 7: Mélanges offerts a Li Ogg et Daniel Bouchez. Paris: College de France, pp. 103-130.
Howard, Keith (2000) 'Traditional Architecture (and) Performing Arts (and) The Korean Diaspora.' In: Insight Guide: Korea (revised edition). London: APA Publications, 59, 75-82, 101.
Howard, Keith (2000) 'Shamanism, music and the soul train.' In: Horden, P., (ed.), Music as medicine: the history of music therapy since antiquity. Aldershot: Ashgate, pp. 353-373.
Howard, Keith (2000) 'Sacred and Profane: Music in Korean Shaman Rituals.' In: McLeod-O�Keefe, K and Harvey, G, (eds.), Indigenous Religious Musics. Ashgate (Aldershot), pp. 56-83.
Howard, Keith (1999) 'Korean tradition in Isang Yun's compositional style.' In: Sparrer, W.W., (ed.), Ssi-ol Almanach 1998/99. Internationale Isang Yun Gesellschaft, pp. 67-106.
Howard, Keith (1998) 'Korean Shamanism Today.' In: Howard, K., (ed.), Korean Shamanism: Revivals Survivals and change. Seoul, Korea: Royal Asiatic Society, Korea Branch, Seoul Press, pp. 1-14.
Howard, Keith (1998) 'Preserving the spirits? Rituals, State Sponsorship and Performance.' In: Howard, K., (ed.), Korean Shamanism: Revivals Survivals and change. Seoul, Korea: Royal Asiatic Society, Korea Branch, Seoul Press, pp. 187-192.
Howard, Keith (2013) 'Politik der Musik: Koreanische vs. Westliche musik in Korea.' Kultur Korea, 1 (1). pp. 4-6.
Howard, Keith (2012) 'Jindo: Creating a cultural paradise.' Chindo hakhoe ch'angnim 10-chunyôn kinyôm . pp. 13-28.
Howard, Keith (2012) 'SamulNori: Korean drums (and gongs) of affection.' The World of Music, 1 (1). pp. 15-35.
Howard, Keith (2010) 'World Music: Whose Music and Whose World?' OMNES: The Journal of Migration and Society, 1 (2). pp. 1-34.
Howard, Keith (2009) 'Korean rhythm 'n' Seoul.' Classroom Music, summer . pp. 25-27.
Howard, Keith (2009) 'Promoting Korea to the World: Traditional Culture vs Popular Culture.' 30th Anniversary SamulNori International Symposium . pp. 11-29.
Howard, Keith (2009) 'Why study ethnomusicology at university?' Classroom Music, spring . p. 16.
Howard, Keith (2009) 'Mass distraction: Public dance in enigmatic North Korea.' Dance Gazette, 2009 (3). pp. 30-31.
Howard, Keith (2008) 'Strategies for the Globalization of Korean Music.' Journal of Korean Musicology, Intern . pp. 349-370.
Howard, Keith (2007) 'Seoul Music, Music for Souls.' GugakNori, August .
Howard, Keith (2007) 'Performing Ethnomusicology.' Musiké, 3 . pp. 25-32.
Howard, Keith (2007) 'The School of Oriental and African Soul.' SOAS: A Celebration in Many Voices . pp. 144-148.
Howard, Keith and Tamu, Yarjung Kromchai and Mills, Simon (2006) 'Ritual, Music and Life in Tamu Shamanism.' Musiké, 1 . pp. 1-28.
Howard, Keith (2006) 'Imploding the Percussion Gestalt: SamulNori and Emerging Korean Tradition.' Acta Koreana, 9 (1). pp. 13-33.
Howard, Keith (2006) 'Teaching SamulNori.' Asian Musicology, 6 . pp. 21-47.
Howard, Keith and Greene, Paul D. and Miller, Terry E. and Nelson, Steven G. and Nguyen, Phong T. and Tan, Hwee-San (2004) 'Buddhism and the musical cultures of Asia: an annotated discography.' Asian Music, 35 (2). pp. 133-174.
Howard, Keith (2003) 'From rap to dance: appropriation and assimilation in Korean pop music.' Papers of the British Association for Korean Studies, vol. 8 . pp. 39-55.
Howard, Keith (2003) 'At the coalface: studying ethnomusicology.' Playback, vol. 2 . p. 4.
Howard, Keith (2002) 'Lee Hye-Ku and the Development of Korean Musicology.' Acta Koreana, vol. 5 . pp. 77-99.
Howard, Keith (2002) 'Shaman music, drumming, and into the "New Age".' Shaman, Vol. 1 . pp. 59-81.
Howard, Keith (2002) 'World Music: Notes for the new Edexcel GCSE Music Specification.' Music Teacher, vol. M . pp. 26-30.
Howard, Keith (2002) 'Living Human Treasures from a lost age: current issues in cultural heritage management.' Korean Research Journal of Dance Documentation, 3 (Fall). pp. 51-74.
Howard, Keith and Greene, Paul D. and Miller, Terry E. and Nguyen, Phong T. and Tan, Hwee-San (2002) 'Buddhism and the musical cultures of Asia: a critical literature survey.' World of Music, 44 (2). pp. 135-175.
Howard, Keith (2001) 'Pop Music in Asia.' Supplement to Newsletter of the International Institute for Asian Studies . 2, 12-18.
Howard, Keith (2001) 'Popular Music in North Korea, and a Critique of Andy Kershaw�'s �'North Korea�--Pleasant Snack Time�'.' Newsletter of the International Institute for Asian Studies (26). p. 12.
Howard, Keith (2001) 'Seoul to the World, the World to Seoul.' Times Educational Supplement . pp. 8-9.
Howard, Keith (2000) 'These Chindo puppies might look like dogs to you, but in their own country they are officially listed as Natural Monument No 53.' Times Educational Supplement .
Howard, Keith (2000) 'The flight from the land.' Times Educational Supplement .
Howard, Keith (2000) 'Scramble for the 11th floor.' Times Educational Supplement .
Howard, Keith (2000) 'Namdo tul norae: Chindo ui muhyong munhwajae [Namdo tul norae: An Intangible Cultural Property from Chindo].' Pigyo munhak yon�gu /Cross-Cultural Studies, Vol.6, . pp. 269-280.
Howard, Keith (2000) 'Korean Music and World Music: A Consideration of Korean Music Recordings in the International Market Place.' Han;guk Umbanhak/Korean Discology, 10 . pp. 449-58.
Howard, Keith (1999) 'Minyo in Korea: Songs of the people and songs for the people.' Asian Music, 30,2 . pp. 1-37.
Conference or Workshop Items
Howard, Keith (2013) The Foundation of Hallyu – K-Pop's Coming of Age. In: First World Congress for Hallyu Studies, 18-19 October 2013, Korea University, Seoul.
Howard, Keith (2013) The Life and Death of Music as East Asian Intangible Cultural Heritage. In: Conference of the Nordic Association of Japanese and Korean Studies, August 2013, Bergen. (Unpublished)
Howard, Keith (2010) A little world music is a dangerous thing, a lot of ethnomusicology is even worse. In: Cultural Diversity in Music Education International Symposium, January 2010, University of Sydney.
Howard, Keith (2010) Iconicity and the Preservation of Culture in Korea. In: Preserving the Past, Looking to the Future: Tradition and Its Future in Music, April 2010, University of Sydney.
Howard, Keith and Walker, Kim and Pallo, Imre (2011) 20 Years After the Dawkins Review: Tertiary Music Education in Australia. Sydney, Australia: Global Access Partners.
Howard, Keith (2009) Live Music vs Audio Tourism. London: SOAS.
Howard, Keith (2012) 'Review of Vanessa Agnew, Enlightenment Orpheus: The Power of Music in Other Worlds.' Ethnomusicology Forum, 21 (1). pp. 114-116.
Howard, Keith (2011) 'Review of Eric C Lai, The Music of Chou Wen-chung.' Ethnomusicology Forum, 20 (1). pp. 110-111.
Howard, Keith (2011) 'Review of Sun Jung, Korean Masculinities and Transcultural Consumption: Yonsama, Rain, Oldboy, K-Pop Idols.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 74 (3). pp. 528-530.
Howard, Keith (2011) 'Review of Suk-Young Kim, Illusive Utopia: Theater, Film and Everyday Performance in North Korea.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 74 (3). pp. 528-530.
Howard, Keith (2010) 'Review of Helen Rees, Lives in Chinese Music.' Ethnomusicology Forum, 19 (2). pp. 270-272.
Howard, Keith (2010) 'Review of Chua Beng Huat and Koichi Iwabuchi, eds, East Asian Pop Culture: Analysing the Korean Wave.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 73 (1). pp. 144-146.
Howard, Keith (2009) 'Review of Kim Hee-sun, Contemporary Kayagum Music in Korea.' Songlines (58).
Howard, Keith (2009) 'Review of Mike Kim, Escaping North Korea: Defiance and Hope in the World's Most Repressive Country.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 72 (3). pp. 592-594.
Howard, Keith (2009) 'Review of Rudiger Frank, James Hoare, Patrick Kollner and Susan Pares, eds, Korea Yearbook 2008: POlitics, Economy and Society.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 72 (3). pp. 590-592.
Howard, Keith (2008) 'Review of Zhou Xun and Francesca Tarocco, Karaoke: The Global Phenomenon.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 71 (2). pp. 395-397.
Howard, Keith (2008) 'Review of Martin Clayton and Bennett Zon, eds, Music and Orientalism in the British Empire, 1780s-1940s: Portrayal of the East.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 71 (3). pp. 609-612.
Howard, Keith (2008) 'Review of Daniel J. Schneck and Dorita S Berger, The Music Effect.' Ethnomusicology Forum, 17 (2).
Howard, Keith (2008) 'Review of David Aldridge and Jorg Fachner, Music and Altered States.' Ethnomusicology Forum, 17 (2).
Howard, Keith (2008) 'Review of Daniel Prior, The Semetey of Kenje Kara: A Kirghiz Epic Performance on Phonograph.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 71 (1). pp. 143-145.
Howard, Keith (2008) 'Review of Rudiger Frank, James E Hoare, Patrick Kollner and Susan Pares, eds, Korea Yearbook 2007: Politics, Economy and Society.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 71 (3). pp. 605-606.
Kasmambetov, Saparbek and Howard, Keith and Glasgow, Jerry (2009) Saparbek Kasmambetov: Singing the Kyrgyz Manas. SOASIS. [Audio]
Howard, Keith and Maltsev, Mihail and Borisova, Stepanida (2008) Stepanida: Vocal Evocations of Sakha-Yakutia, Siberia (1). SOASIS. [Audio]
Romanova, Valentina and Howard, Keith and Maltsev, Mihail (2008) Chyskyyrai: Vocal Evocations of Sakha-Yakutia, Siberia (2). SOASIS. [Audio]
Howard, Keith (2003) Sounds for Divine Ancestors: The Music of Nepal's Tamu Shamans. London: SOAS, University of London; AHRB Research Centre for Cross-Cultural Music and Dance Performance. [Audio]
Howard, Keith (2002) Taanerimwe. London: SOAS, University of London. [Audio]
Howard, Keith (2001) Unity in diversity: a celebration of the musics of Asia and Europe. Singapore: Asia Europe Foundation. [Audio]
Howard, Keith (2000) Liushui: Flowing Water. SOAS ( London). [Audio]
Howard, Keith and Maltsev, Misha (2008) Siberia at the Centre of the World: Music, ritual and dance from Buryatia, Siberia. SOASIS DVD 07.
Howard, Keith and Maltsev, Misha (2008) Siberia at the Centre of the World: Music, ritual and dance from Sakha-Yakutia, Siberia. SOASIS.
Howard, Keith (2013) 'Kim Young-gil: The Art of the Ajaeng Sanjo [Audio CD review].' Songlines, 90 . p. 81.
Howard, Keith (2013) 'Vocals and Percussion from Hahoe and Kyongju [Audio CD review].' Songlines, 90 . p. 81.
Howard, Keith (2012) 'Review of Gagok (female), Pungnyu (Akdang Eban ADSACD610).' Songlines (83).
Howard, Keith (2012) 'Review of Jongmyo Jeryeak/Ritual Music for the Royal Ancestors.' Songlines (81).
Howard, Keith (2012) 'Review of Dulsori, Korean Drums – Binari: Well Wishing Music.' Songlines (84).
Howard, Keith (2012) 'Review, Chôphwagunsaeng.' In: Chôphwagunsaeng. Seoul. pp. 2-5.
Howard, Keith (2011) ''The Legend of Princess Bari' and 'A Korean Collage'.' Edinburgh International Festival.
Howard, Keith (2011) ''Tradition and Myth' and 'Korean Instruments'.' Edinburgh International Festival.
Howard, Keith (2011) 'Review of Sanzo (Akdang Eban ADSACD 004, 005, 281).' Songlines (78).
Howard, Keith (2009) 'Review of Musique du pays du matin clair (Musique du Monde 3017908).' Songlines (59).
Howard, Keith (2008) 'Review of Byungki Hwang, The Best of Korean Gayageum Music.' Songlines (57).
Howard, Keith (2003) ''Pansori' 'Sanjo', and 'Nieuw Ensemble'.' In: P'ansori and Connecting Cultures. Edinburgh International Festival. unpaginated, 27pp.
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