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Helen Rees

Professor, Ethnomusicology

Department: Ethnomusicology
2685 Schoenberg Music Building
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Phone: 310-206-3034
Fax: 310-206-4738
Email: hrees@ucla.edu

Keywords: China, Asia, Southeast Asia, Music


B.A. Oxford University, 1987
M.A. Oxford University, 1991
Ph.D.  University of Pittsburgh, 1994


Chinese music; music of ethnic minorities in southwest China; ritual, tourism, festivalization, and intellectual property in the context of Chinese traditional music


Lives in Chinese Music, edited by Helen Rees. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2009.

1949年前中国西南地区地方音乐研究的外文资料 (Foreign-language materials on the pre-1949 musical history of southwest China). 中国音乐学 Zhongguo Yinyuexue (Musicology in China) 78 (2005): 24-27.

"The Age of Consent: Traditional Music, Intellectual Property and Changing Attitudes in the People's Republic of China." British Journal of Ethnomusicology 12.1 (2003): 137-171. 

"'Naxi Ancient Music Rocks London': Validation, Presentation, and Observation in the First International Naxi Music Tour." Ethnomusicology 46.3 (2002): 432-455.

Echoes of History: Naxi Music in Modern China. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.