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Keith Howard

Keith Howard is an ethnomusicologist, musicologist and anthropologist with regional interests primarily in Korea, but also Siberia, Nepal, Thailand, Kyrgyzstan and Zimbabwe. His disciplinary/sub-disciplinary interests are ethnomusicology, anthropology, studies of religion; composition, education, shamanism; early keyboard instruments, players and restorers. He is a qualified state teacher with BA and MA degrees in musicology, a PhD in anthropology, and a Licentiate from Trinity College of Music. He joined SOAS in 1991, has held visiting professorships from Monash University, Melbourne, Ewha Women’s University, Seoul, and Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, and has served as Associate Dean at Sydney Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney.

Articles by Keith Howard

7/17/2018 12:00:00 AM

The Rough Guide to World Music: Korea

The Korean musical identity can be traced to the fifth century, and has been well documented since the fifteenth century, as Rob Provine and Keith Howard reveal

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