— People and Places —

Long-form, in depth papers exploring in detail the musical traditions of different cultures and countries.

James Nissen

Greece: The Crossroads of East and West

Nestled between countries in Europe, Asia and Africa, Greece is positioned at the crossroads of East and West. Greek folk music has developed in perpetual flux as it variably adopted extraneous cultural flows and contested them with its own rooted…

James Nissen

The Music of England

English traditional music is often associated with Romantic imaginaries of ‘green and pleasant lands’ and…

James Nissen

The Music of South Africa

South Africa is famed for its cultural vitality and musical richness. In the countryside, music…