kofi agawu
is professor of music at Prince ton University. His books in-
clude Playing with Signs (1991), African Rhythm (1995), Representing African
Music (2003), and Music as Discourse (2008). A corresponding fellow of
the British Academy since 2010, he was music theorist in residence for the
Dutch- Flemish Music Theory Society in 2008–9 and George Eastman Vis-
iting Professor at Oxford University in 2012–13. His introductory text, The
African Imagination in Music, is forthcoming.
philip v. bohlman · is Mary Werkman Distinguished Ser vice Professor
of Music and the Humanities at the University of Chicago, where he is artistic
director of the cabaret, the New Budapest Orpheum Society. Bohlman is also
Honorarprofessor at the Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Han-
nover. He was a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2013. Among his re-
cent books are Focus: Music, Nationalism, and the Making of the New Eu rope
(2011), Hanns Eisler— In der Musik ist es anders (with Andrea F. Bohlman,
2012), Revival and Reconciliation: Sacred Music in the Making of Eu ropean
Modernity (2013), Wie sängen wir seinen Gesang auf dem Boden der Fremde!
(2016), and the edited volume, The Cambridge History of World Music (2013).
His most recent cd with the New Budapest Orpheum Society, As Dreams
Fall Apart: The Golden Age of Jewish Stage and Film Music, 1925–1955 (Cedille
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