Donna A Buchanan

Director, Balkan Ensemble (Balkanalia)

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Research Output

2017

Armenia aeterna: Commemorative heritage in sound, sculpture, and movement from Bulgaria's Armenian diaspora

Buchanan, D. A., Nov 28 2017, Heritage of Death: Landscapes of Emotion, Memory and Practice. Frihammar, M. & Silverman, H. (eds.). Taylor and Francis, p. 147-163 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2015

Beyond Nation? A Thrice-Told Tale from Bulgaria’s Postsocialist Soundstage

Buchanan, D. A., 2015, In : Anthropology of East Europe Review. 33, 1, p. 1-29 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014

Introduction: Doing Ethnomusicology "Texas-Style": A Musical (Re)Turn to Performance

Buchanan, D. A., 2014, Soundscapes from the Americas: Ethnomusicological Essays on the Power, Poetics, and Ontology of Performance. Buchanan, D. A. (ed.). Routledge, p. 1-21

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2010

Sonic nostalgia: Music, memory, and mythology in Bulgaria, 1990-2005

Buchanan, D. A., Jun 15 2010, Post-Communist Nostalgia. Todorova, M. & Gille, Z. (eds.). Berghahn Books, p. 129-154 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2009

Review: K. Taylor's Let's Twist Again: Youth and Leisure in Socialist Bulgaria

Buchanan, D. A., Jan 1 2009, In : Slavic Review. 68, 03, p. 676-677

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Bulgarian Ethnopop along the Old Via Militaris: Ottomanism, Orientalism, or Balkan Cosmopolitanism

Buchanan, D. A., 2007, Balkan Popular Culture and the Ottoman Ecumene: Music, Image, and Regional Political Discourse. Buchanan, D. A. (ed.). Scarecrow Press, p. 225-268

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

"Oh, Those Turks!": Music, Politics, and Interculturality in the Balkans and Beyond

Buchanan, D. A., 2007, Balkan Popular Culture and the Ottoman Ecumene: Music, Image, and Regional Political Discourse. Buchanan, D. A. (ed.). Scarecrow Press, p. 3-55

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Review: R. Statelova, A. Rodel, and K. Kutina's The Seven Sins of Chalga: Toward an Anthropology of Ethnopop Music

Buchanan, D. A., 2007, In : World of Music. 49, 2, p. 152-155

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

2006

Bartók's Bulgaria: Folk music collecting and Balkan social history.

Buchanan, D. A., Jan 1 2006, In : International Journal of Musicology. 9, p. 55-91 37 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

How to Spin a Good Horo

Buchanan, D. A. & Folse, S., Jun 15 2006, Analytical Studies in World Music: Analytical Studies in World Music. Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2002
2000

Review: L. Brody's Song of the Crooked Dance: Early Bulgarian Traditional Music, 1927-42 (music recording)

Buchanan, D. A., Mar 1 2000, In : Ethnomusicology. 44, 2, p. 350-352 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

1999

Review: G.W. Creed's Domesticating Revolution: From Socialist Reform to Ambivalent Transition in a Bulgarian Village

Buchanan, D. A., 1999, In : Balkanistica. 12, p. 121-125

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Review: J.C. Sugarman's Engendering Song: Singing and Subjectivity at Prespa Albanian Weddings

Buchanan, D. A., 1999, In : Ethnomusicology. 43, 1, p. 167-171

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

1998

Wedding musicians, Political transition, and national consciousness in Bulgaria

Buchanan, D., 1996, Retuning Culture: Musical Changes in Central and Eastern Europe. Slobin, M. (ed.). Duke University Press, p. 200-230 31 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1995

Bulgarian Village Music on Compact Disc: Historiographic Reflections on Three Recent Releases

Buchanan, D. A., 1995, In : World of Music. 37, 3, p. 97-114

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Metaphors of Power, Metaphors of Truth: The Politics of Music Professionalism in Bulgarian Folk Orchestras

Buchanan, D. A., Sep 1 1995, In : Ethnomusicology. 39, 3, p. 381-416 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Review: M. Stokes' (ed.) Ethnicity, Identity and Music: The Musical Construction of Place

Buchanan, D. A., 1995, In : Notes. 52, p. 427-429

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Review: S.P. Ramet's Rocking the State: Rock Music and Politics in Eastern Europe and Russia

Buchanan, D. A., 1995, In : Notes. 51, 4, p. 1283-86

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review