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Department of Music

Dr David W Hughes

MA(CANTAB) MPHIL(YALE) PHD(MICHIGAN)

Overview

David Hughes
Department of Music

Research Associate

Japan Research Centre (JRC)

Research Associate

Name:
Dr David W Hughes
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Biography

Music, Ethnomusicology

PhD Research

Authored Book
  • Hughes, David W. (2008) Traditional folk song in modern Japan: sources, sentiment and society. Folkestone, UK: Global Oriental.
Edited Book
  • Tokita, Alison McQueen and David W. Hughes, eds (2008), The Ashgate research companion to Japanese music. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing Ltd.
Chapter in Book
  • Hughes, David W. (2008) 'Folk music: from local to national to global.' In: Alison McQueen Tokita and David W. Hughes (eds), The Ashgate research companion to Japanese music. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing Ltd, pp. 281-302.
  • Tokita, Alison McQueen and Hughes, David W. (2008) 'Context and change in Japanese music.' In: Alison McQueen Tokita and David W. Hughes (eds), The Ashgate research companion to Japanese music. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing Ltd, pp. 1-33.
  • Hughes, David W. (2004) '"When can we improvise?": the place of creativity in academic World Music performance.' In: Ted Solis (ed.), Performing ethnomusicology: teaching and representation in World Music ensembles. University of California Press, pp. 261-82.
  • Hughes, David W. and others, (2001) 'Japan I-IX.' In: Stanley Sadie and John Tyrrell (eds), The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd Edition. Macmillan, pp. 815-90.
Article
  • Hughes, David W. (2001) ' “Soran Bushi”: the many lives of a Japanese folk song.' CHIME: Journal of the European Foundation for Chinese Music Research, 14-15, pp. 31-47.
  • Hughes, David (2000) 'No nonsense: the logic and power of acoustic-iconic mnemonic systems.' British Journal of Ethnomusicology, 9, 2, pp. 93-120.
Other
  • Hughes, David (1999) Min'yô: folk song from Japan: Takahashi Yûjirô and friends. Nimbus Records CD, NI 5618.

Research

Japanese music: folk song, Okinawan music, music education; oral mnemonics in comparative perspective; Central Javanese music: street musicians, siter; musical grammars

Expertise

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Available for
  • TV
  • Radio
  • Press
  • Briefings
  • Special Study Programmes
  • Short Term Consultancy
  • Long Term Consultancy
Regional Expertise
  • East Asia
Country Expertise
  • Japan
Languages
  • Japanese

Publications

Authored Books

Hughes, David W. (2008) Traditional Folk Song in Modern Japan. Sources, Sentiment and Society. Global Oriental.

Book Chapters

Hughes, David W. (2007) 'Folk music: from local to national to global.' In: The Ashgate research companion to Japanese music. Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing Limited, pp. 281-302. (SOAS Musicology Series)

Tokita, Alison McQueen and Hughes, David W. (2007) 'Context and change in Japanese music.' In: The Ashgate research companion to Japanese music. Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing Limited, pp. 1-33. (SOAS Musicology Series)

Hughes, David W. (2004) '"When Can We Improvise?": The Place of Creativity in Academic World Music Performance.' In: Solis, T., (ed.), Performing Ethnomusicology. Teaching and Representation in World Music Ensembles. University of California Press, pp. 261-82.

Hughes, David and Jones, S (2001) 'East Asia.' In: Sadie, S and Tyrrell, J, (eds.), The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians 2nd Edition. Macmillan, pp. 837-841.

Hughes, David and Various, (2001) 'Japan I-IX.' In: Sadie, S and Tyrrell, J, (eds.), The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians 2nd Edition. Macmillan, pp. 815-90.

Articles

Hughes, David W. (2001) ''Soran Bushi': The Many Lives of a Japanese Folk Song.' CHIME: Journal of the European Foundation for Chinese Music Research, 14-15 . pp. 31-47.

Hughes, David (2000) 'No nonsense: the logic and power of acoustic-iconic mnemonic systems.' British Journal of Ethnomusicology, 9, 2 . pp. 93-120.

Other

Hughes, David and Jones, S (2000) 'East Asia.' In: The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians 7th ed. Macmillan.

Hughes, David and Berger,, D (2000) 'Japan: I - IX.' In: The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians 7th ed. Macmillan.

Hughes, David (2000) 'No nonsense: the logic and power of acoustic-iconic mnemonic systems.' In: British Journal of Ethnomusicology. pp. 93-120.

Hughes, David (1999) 'Min'yô: folk song from Japan: Takahashi Yûjirô and friends.' Nimbus Records.

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