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TitleTaarab Music in Zanzibar in the Twentieth Century: A Story of ‘Old is Gold’ and Flying Spirits
Author(s)Janet Topp Fargion
Publication detailsLondon, Ashgate, 2014. ISBN:
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Chapters, essays or articles in books

TitleLiving archives, commercialisation and the Internet: new problems for ethnomusicological sound archives
Author(s)Janet Topp Fargion
Published inMusic Archiving in the World: Proceedings of the conference on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Berlin Phonogramm-Archiv, pp. 403-408
Editor(s)Gabrielle Berlin and Artur Simon
Publication detailsBerlin, VWB - Verlag für Wissenschaft und Bildung, 2002. ISBN: 3-86135-681-3
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TitleContextual discography:the cultural significance of the repertoire of East African taarab music legend, Siti bint Saad
Author(s)Janet Topp Fargion
Published inAural History: essays on recorded sound, pp. 13-26
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Publication detailsLondon, British Library Sound Archive, 2001. ISBN:
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Title"Hot kabisa!" The mpasho phenomenon and taarab in Zanzibar
Author(s)Janet Topp Fargion
Published inMashindano! Competitive music performance in East Africa, pp. 39-53
Editor(s)Frank Gunderson and Gregory Barz
Publication detailsDar es Salaam, Mkuki na nyota Publishers, 2000. ISBN: 9976973829
ShelfmarkHUS 789.29676
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TitleConnecting with Communities: Building Sustainable models for Audiovisual Archiving into the Future
Author(s)Topp Fargion, Janet
Published inEthnomusicology in East Africa: Perspectives from Uganda and Beyond, pp. pp49 -59
Editor(s)S. Nannyonga-Tamusuza and T. Solomon
Publication detailsKampala, Fountain Publishers, 2012.. ISBN: 978-9970-25-135-3
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Journal articles, published lectures, reviews

TitleThe music of Zenj: Arab-African crossovers in the music of Zanzibar
Author(s)Janet Topp Fargion
Published inAfrique-Arabie, d’une rive à l’autre en mer Érythrée. Journal des Africanistes, 72 (3), pp. 203-212
Publication detailsFrance, 2002
ShelfmarkAC.428.b
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TitleReview of Domba 1956-1958: a personal record of Venda initiation rites, songs & dances.
Author(s)Janet Topp Fargion
Published inBritish Journal of Ethnomusicology, vol.11/ii, pp. 149-150
Publication details, 2002
ShelfmarkZC.9.a.3306
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TitleReview of Veit Erlmann’s Music, modernity, and the global imagination: South Africa and the West (Oxford University Press)
Author(s)Janet Topp Fargion
Published inBritish Journal of Ethnomusicology, 9/ii, pp. 157-158
Publication details, 2000
ShelfmarkZC.9.a.3306
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TitleReview of two audio CDs,1 CD-ROM with accompanying 64 page booklet entitled "The Collection of Father Franz Mayr:Zulu recordings 1908. Sound documents from the Phonogrammarchiv of the Austrian Academy of Sciences.The complete historical collections 1899-1950. Series 10".
Author(s)Janet Topp Fargion
Published inAfrican Music, Volume 8 (1), pp. 130-132
Publication detailsAustria (Vienna?), 2007
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Title"For My Own Research Purposes"?: Examining Ethnomusicology Field Methods for a Sustainable Music
Author(s)Janet Topp Fargion
Published in'Music and Sustainability' World of Music journal, Vol. 51, Pt. 1, pp. 75-93
Publication details, 2009
ShelfmarkHUS 050 Open Access, P.431/238; 9356.730000 DSC
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TitleWe're all Archivists Now: Towards a more Equitable Ethnomusicology
Author(s)Janet Topp Fargion and Carolyn Landau
Published inEthnomusicology Forum, 21:2, pp. 125-140
Publication details, 2012
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Conference papers

TitleOne to many: methods and issues of repatriation and proactive archiving
Author(s)Janet Topp Fargion
Conferenceunpublished
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Publication detailsPitt Rivers Museum,
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Exhibitions

Title of exhibitionSounds of Africa
Organiser(s)Janet Topp Fargion
LocationBritish Library, pp.
Date(s)9 September - 6 November 2005
DescriptionOver 100 sounds from the British Library’s Sound Archive sought to challenge traditional perceptions of Africa by using music, literature, rural and city soundscapes to reflect the rich diversity of this incredible continent. Sounds of Africa forms part of the British library’s contribution to ‘Africa 05’.


Title of exhibition"Sacred: discover what we share"
Organiser(s)The British Library
LocationLondon,The Pearson Gallery at The British Library, pp.
Date(s)May to September 2007
DescriptionThe audio component to the exhibition "Sacred: discover what we share"


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Electronic publications

TitleRecordings in context: the place of ethnomusicology archives in the 21st century
Type of electronic resource (s)Web page
Author(s)Janet Topp Fargion
Publication detailsCHARM, 2005
Digital Object Identifier/websitewww.charm.rhul.ac.uk/content/events/symp_1_papers.html.


TitleDeveloping Best Practice for Online Delivery of Ethnomusicological Recordings: Anecdotes from the British Library
Type of electronic resource (s)Chapter in online book
Author(s)Janet Topp Fargion
Publication detailsInternational Information and Networking Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific, 2013
Digital Object Identifier/websitehttp://dev.ichcap.org/ebook/access/ecatalog_pt.php?cpage=187&Dir=41&catimage=&callmode=admin


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Other publications

TitleZanzibar:music of celebration
Author(s)Janet Topp Fargion
Publication detailsLondon, Topic Records, 2000
Other informationThis is a CD publication
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TitleOut of Cuba: Latin American music takes Africa by storm
Author(s)Janet Topp Fargion
Publication detailsLondon, Topic Records, 2004
Other informationCompilation of HMV GV 78 rpm recordings of Latin music recorded in the 1920s, '30s and '40s, and marketed in Africa. The CD provides a snapshot of the music that inspired African musicians to create new forms of local popular music.
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TitleGumboot guitar: Zulu street guitar music from South Africa
Author(s)Janet Topp Fargion
Publication detailsLondon, Topic Records, 2003
Other informationThis CD features field recordings of migrant musicians (on guitars and piano accordions) and gumboot dancers who live in a single-sex hostel outside Durban, South Africa. Recordings were made by researchers Janet Topp Fargion and Carol Muller and guitarist Albert Nene.
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TitlePoetry and languid charm: Swahili music from Tanzania and Kenya from the 1920s to the 1950s(Compilation and text)
Author(s)Janet Topp Fargion
Publication detailsLondon, TOPIC TSCD 936, 2007
Other informationA compilation plus text of a Compact Disc
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TitleEthnomusicology Forum Special Issue: Ethnomusicology, Archives and Communities: Methodologies for an Equitable Discipline
Publication details, Taylor and Francis, 2012
Other informationVolume 21, Issue 2
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