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Lomax, Alan
1955/56
    Nuova ipotesi sul canto folkloristico italiano. Nuovi Argomenti, 17 / 18 (November/ February): 109–135. Alberto Moravia and Alberto Carocci, eds.

Lomax, Alan
1956
    Folk Song Style: Notes on a Systematic Approach to the Study of Folk Music. International Folk Music Journal VIII: 48–50.

Lomax, Alan
1959
    Folk Song Style: Musical Style and Social Context. American Anthropologist 61, no. 6 (December): 927–54

Lomax, Alan
1962
    Song Structure and Social Structure. Ethnology 1: 425–51 Abbreviated version in The Sociology of Art and Literature: A Reader. Milton C. Albrecht, et al., eds. Pp. 55–71, New York: Praeger, 1970.

Lomax, Alan, and Victor Grauer
1964
    Cantometrics. Journal of American Folklore Supplement (April): 37–38.

Lomax, Alan and Edith Crowell Trager
1964
    (April) Phonotactique Du Chant Populaire. L’Homme: Revue Francaise d’Anthropologie: 1–55.

Grauer, Victor A.
1965
    Some Song-Style Clusters: A Preliminary Study. Ethnomusicology 9: 265–71.

Elder, Jacob Delworth
1966
    Evolution of the Traditional Calypso of Trinidad and Tobago: A Socio-Historical Analysis of Song-Change. Ph. D. dissertation, University of Pennsylvania. [1967 Abstract in Dissertation Abstracts International 27: 10: 3382–83 A]

Lomax, Alan
1967
    The Good and the Beautiful in Folksong. Journal of American Folklore vol. 80, no. 317: 213–35.

Lomax, Alan
1967
    Special Features of the Sung Communication. In Essays on the Verbal and Visual Arts, Proceedings of the 1966 Annual Spring Meeting of the American Ethnological Society. Pp. 109–27. June Helm, ed. Seattle: University of Washington Press.

Lomax, Alan
1967
    Song Styles: An Indicator of Popular Culture. Public Opinion Quarterly 31: 469–70. Abstract of paper presented at the Conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.

Lomax, Alan
1967
    Writer’s Report. BMI (February): 12. Brief summary of Lomax’s report to the American Association for the Advancement of Science, December 27, 1966.

Lomax, Alan with Conrad Arensberg, Edwin E. Erickson, Victor Grauer, Norman Berkowitz, Irmgard Bartenieff, Forrestine Paulay, Joan Halifax, Barbara Ayres, Norman N. Markel, Roswell Rudd, Monika Vizedom, Fred Peng, Roger Wescott, David Brown.
1968
    Folk Song Style and Culture. Washington, D. C.: American Association for the Advancement of Science, Publ. No. 88.

Lomax, Alan et al.
1968
    Choreometrics profiles. In Folksong Style and Culture.

Lomax, Alan with Irmgard Bartenieff and Forrestine Paulay
1968
    The Choreometrics Coding Book. In Folksong Style and Culture.

Lomax, Alan and Victor Grauer
1968
    The Cantometrics Coding Book. In Folksong Style and Culture

Reviews of Folk Song Style and Culture:

1969    Hentoff, Nat. Jazz & Po 8: 13.
1969    Laban, Juana de. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 28: 106–08.
1969    Merriam, Alan P. Journal of American Folklore 82: 385–87.
1969    Naroll, Raoul. Science 166 (October 17): 366–67.
1969    Ostwald, Peter F. Archives of General Psychiatry 20: 734–35.
1969    Seeger, Pete. Sing Out! vol.19, no. 3: 25.
1970    Pantaleoni, Hewitt. African Music Society Journal 4, No. 4: 130–31.
1970    Downey, James C. Ethnomusicology 14: 63–67.
1970    Driver, Harold E. Ethnomusicology 14: 57–62.
1970    Harber, A. Folk Music Journal, vol. 2, no. 1: 57–58.
1970    Krader, Barbara. Yearbook for Inter-American Musical Research 6: 113–18.
1970    Nettl, Bruno. American Anthropologist 72: 438–41.
1971    Malmstrom, Dan. Svensk Tidskrift fur Musikforskning 53: 134–36.
1972     Pantaleoni, Hewitt. Yearbook of the International Folk Music Council vol. 4, no.1: 158–61.
1973    Stein, Johanna. Journal of Music Therapy10: 46–51.
1974    Kealinohomoku, Joann W. CORD News 6: 20–24.
1974    Williams, Drid. CORD News 6: 25–29.

Lomax, Alan
1969
    Africanisms in New World Negro Music. In Research and Resources of Haiti: Papers of the Conference on Research and Resources of Haiti. Pp. 118–154. New York: Research Institute for the Study of Man.

Lomax, Alan with Irmgard Bartenieff and Forrestine Paulay
1969
    Choreometrics: A Method for the Study of Cross-Cultural Pattern in Film. Sonderdruck aus Research Film 6: 515–17.

Erickson, Edwin E.
1969
–70    The Song Trace: Song Styles and the Ethnohistory of Aboriginal America. Ph. D. dissertation, Columbia University, 1969 [Abstract in Dissertation Abstracts International 30, no. 9 (1970): 4471–72 B].

Erickson, Edwin E.
1970
    Cluster Test of Folk-Song Styles 1260–65. American Anthropologist 72. Printed as Appendix D of Naroll, 1970.

Hawes, Bess Lomax
1970
    Folk Song and Function: A Look at the Lullaby. Cantometric analysis. Unpublished paper.

Naroll, Raoul
1970
    What Have We Learned from Cross-Cultural Surveys? American Anthropologist 72: 1227–88.

Lomax, Alan
1970
    The Homogeneity of African-Afro-American Musical Style, 181–201. In Afro-American Anthropology: Contemporary Perspectives. Norman E. Whitten, Jr., and John F. Szwed, eds. New York: Free Press.

Lomax, Alan
1970
    Folk Song Style Codings. American Anthropologist 72: 1266–77. Printed as Appendix E of Naroll, 1970.

Maranda, Elli Kongas
1970
    Deep Significance and Surface Significance: Is Cantometrics Possible? Semiotica 2, no. 2: 173–84.

Lomax, Alan
1971
    Choreometrics and Ethnographic Filmmaking: Toward an Ethnographic Film Archive. Filmmaker’s Newsletter, vol. 4, no 4.

Escobar, Roberto
1972
    Hacia un enfoque general de la musica en America Latina. In Yearbook for Inter-American Musical Research 8: 105–18. Abstract in English: 118–19.

Seaton, S. Lee and Karen Ann Watson
1972
    Counter-Culture and Rock: A Cantometric Analysis of Retribalization. Youth & Society 4: 3–19.

Lomax, Alan
1972
    Brief Progress Report: Cantometrics-Choreometrics Projects. In Yearbook of the International Folk Music Council 4: 142–45.

Lomax, Alan
1972
    Appeal for Cultural Equity. World of Music. Quarterly Journal of the International Music Council (UNESCO) in Association with the International Institute for Comparative Music Studies and Documentation 14 (2): 3–17.

Lomax, Alan and Norman Berkowitz
1972
    The Evolutionary Taxonomy of Culture. Science 177 (July 21): 228–39

Review of The Evolutionary Taxonomy of Culture:
1974    Youngerman, Suzanne. CORD News 6: 6–19


Ayres, Barbara
1973
    Effects of Infant Carrying Practices on Rhythm in Music. Ethos 1, (4) (Winter, 1973): 387–404.

Hawes, Bess Lomax
1973
    Analysis of Vedic Music. Cantometric analysis. Unpublished paper.

Lomax, Alan
1973
    Cinema, Science, and Cultural Renewal. Current Anthropology 14: 474–80.

Ferris, William R., Jr.
1973
    Folk Song and Culture: Charles Seeger and Alan Lomax. New York Folklore Quarterly 29 (3): 206–218.

Lomax, Alan
1973
    Cross-Cultural Factors in Phonological Change. Language in Society, vol. 2: 161–75.

Lomax, Alan
1974
    Singing: Folk and Non-Western Singing. In New Encyclopedia Britannica: Macropedia 15th Edition XVI: 790–94.

Lomax, Alan
1974
    Dance and Human History. 16 mm. film. 40 minutes, color. Berkeley: Extension Media Center, University of California, Berkeley.

Reviews of Dance and Human History:

1979    Alter, Judith. Ethnomusicology 23: 500–503.
1979    Kealiinohomoku, Joann W. Ethnomusicology 23: 169–76.

Fowler, Charles B.
1974
    (May) Alan Lomax’s "Cantometrics" Links Song Style to Life Style. High Fidelity / Musical America 24: 14–17.

Fowler, Charles B.
1974
    (June) Cantometrics Continued: In Search of a Musical Universal. High Fidelity / Musical America 24: 16–19.

McLeod, Norma
1974
    Ethnomusicological Research and Anthropology. Annual Review of Anthropology 3: 99–115.

Lomax, Alan
1975
    A Note on a Feminine Factor in Cultural History. In Being Female: Reproduction, Power, and Change. Dana Raphael, ed. Pp: 131–37. The Hague: Mouton.

Lomax, Alan
1975
    Culture-Style Factors in Face-to-Face Interaction. In Organization of Behavior in Face-to-Face Interaction. Adam Kendon, et al., eds. Pp: 457–74. The Hague: Mouton.

Gardner, Robert
1975
    Alan Lomax. The Screening Room with Robert Gardner. Interview 75 min. DVD 2005 Screening Room DVD series. Studio 7 Arts www.er.org.

Lomax, Alan, et al.
1976
    Cantometrics: An Approach to the Anthropology of Music. Audio Cassettes and a Handbook. Berkeley: Extension Media Center, U. of California.

Reviews of Cantometrics:

1978    Carroll, Jim. Folk Music Journal 3, vol. 4: 385.
1978     Fowler, Charles B. High Fidelity/Musical America 28: MA 10–11.
1979    Barrand, Anthony. Come For To Sing 5 (Spring): 23–25. Abridged version in Sing Out! 27, no. 4 (July/August): 35.
1979    Seeger, Pete. Sing Out! 27, no. 3: 32.
1979    Seeger, Pete Sing Out! 32; no. 4: 35.
1981    Locke, David. Ethnomusicology 25, no 3 (Fall): 527–29.


Crest, Christine, Jon Dunn, and Robert Revicki
1976
    Song as a Measure of Man. Music Educators Journal 62: 26–35.

Henry, Edward O.
1976
    The Variety of Music in a North Indian Village: Reassessing Cantometrics. Ethnomusicology 20: 49–66.

Irvine, Judith T., and J. David Sapir
1976
    Musical Style and Social Change among the Kujamaat Diola. Ethnomusicology 20: 67–86.

Erickson, Edwin E.
1976
    Tradition and Evolution in Song Style: A Reanalysis of Cantometric Data. Behavioral Science Research 11: 277–308.

Lomax, Alan, and Conrad M. Arensberg
1977    A Worldwide Evolutionary Classification of Cultures by Subsistence Systems. Current Anthropology 18: 659–701.

Comments on A Worldwide Evolutionary Classification of Cultures by Subsistence Systems:
The journal issue includes comments from eight readers (702–705), and a reply from Lomax and Arensberg (705–707); references cited (707–708). For additional comments from readers, see CA 19 (1978): 170–71; (1978): 421–23; (1978): 626–27; and 21 (1980): 128–29; another reply from Lomax and Arensberg is in CA 19 (1978): 627–28.

Lomax, Alan, et al.
1977
    A Stylistic Analysis of Speaking. Language in Society 6: 15–47. Report of a preliminary study of Parlametrics, a coding of conversational samples following the Cantometrics model.

Lomax, Alan
1977
    Universals in Song. The World of Music: Journal of the International Institute for Comparative Music Studies and Documentation (Berlin) in Association with the International Music Council (UNESCO) 19: 1–2: 117–129.: 11–28. Theme issue: Universals I. French translation: 131–41.

Lomax, Alan
1977
    Appeal for Cultural Equity: When Cultures Clash. Journal of Communication 27: 125–38. Abbreviated version in African Music 6, no. 1 (1980): 22–31. Revision of Lomax 1972.

Seaton, S. Lee, and Karen Ann Watson
1979
    Continuity and Discontinuity in Song Styles: An Ordinal Cross-Cultural Classification. In The Performing Arts: Music and Dance. Pp. 93–107. John Blacking and Joann W. Kealiinohomoku, eds. The Hague: Mouton.

Lomax, Alan
1980
    Factors of Musical Style. In Theory & Practice: Essays Presented to Gene Weltfish. Pp. 29–58. Stanley Diamond, ed. The Hague: Mouton.

Lomax, Alan
1982
    The Cross-cultural Variation of Rhythmic Style. In Interaction Rhythms: Periodicity in Communicative Behavior. Pp. 149–74. Martha Davis, ed. New York: Human Sciences Press.

Lomax, Alan and Forrestine Paulay
1986
    Handbook for The Longest Trail: A Dance Geography of the American Indian People. Choreometrics Project of Columbia University. Berkeley, California: University of California Extension Media Media Generation. Handbook for teachers and students to accompany the film The Longest Trail.

Lomax, Alan
1989
    Cantometrics. In International Encyclopedia of Communications, Edition I: 230–33.

Bishop, John
2001
    Alan Lomax as Builder and User of Ethnographic Film Archives. Paper given at the Origins of Visual Anthropology conference: Putting the Past Together. Göttingen, June 20–25. http://www.iwf.de/va-origins/.

Jablonko, Allison
2001
    An Intersection of Disciplines: The Development of Choreometrics in the 1960’s. Paper given at the Origins of Visual Anthropology conference: Putting the Past Together, Göttingen, June 20–25, 2001. http://www.iwf.de/va-origins/.

Bishop, John
2002
    Alan Lomax and Choreometrics. In Envisioning Dance on Film and Video. Judy Mitoma, ed. Routledge Press. http://www.wac.ucla.edu/bishop/articles/lomax2.pdf.

Grauer, Victor
2005
    Cantometrics: Song and Social Culture —a Response. Musical Traditions 159. Response to a critique of Cantometrics presented by Fred McCormick in Musical Traditions, MT002 (2002). http://www.mustrad.org.uk/articles/cantome2.htm.

Grauer, Victor
2006
    Echoes of Our Forgotten Ancestors. The World of Music. Journal of the Department of Ethnomusicology, Otto-Friedrich-University-of-Bamberg 50, 2.

Grauer, Victor
2007
    Concept, Style and Structure in the Music of the African Pygmies and Bushmen: A Study in Cross-Cultural Analysis. www.eunomios.org/contrib/grauer3/grauer3.pdf.

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