Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Dale A. Olsen

CITIZENSHIP
United States of America

MARITAL STATUS
Married to M. Diane Olsen (Ph.D., Instructional Design); one son, Darin M.

EDUCATIONAL TRAINING and DEGREES
1959   Diploma, Albert Lea High School, Albert Lea, Minnesota.
1964   B.A. in Music (Music History and Flute), University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.
1966   M.A. in Music (Historical Musicology), University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.
1973   Ph.D. in Music (Ethnomusicology), University of California, Los Angeles.
1981   Shihan in Japanese Kinko-ryû shakuhachi (professional name, Olsen Bai-ô), awarded by Iwami Baikyoku V, São Paulo, Brazil

EMPLOYMENT
1965-66   Flute Instructor, MacPhail School of Music, Minneapolis, Minnesota
1966-68  Peace Corps Volunteer, Santiago, Chile. Principal flutist with the Philharmonic Orchestra of Chile, Instructor of Music at the University of Chile, Ethnomusicologist with the Chilean Government.
1969   Flutist, Grant Park Symphony, Chicago
1969-70   Assistant Professor of Flute, Arkansas Polytechnic College, Russellville.
1972   Teaching Fellow, University of California, Los Angeles
1973-78   Assistant Professor, School of Music, The Florida State University, Tallahassee
1977-89   Visiting Professor of Ethnomusicology, Center for Latin American Studies and Center for African Studies, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida (summers)
1978-83    Associate Professor, School of Music, The Florida State University, Tallahassee
1983-08    Professor (Distinguished Research Professor since 2001), College of Music , The Florida State University, Tallahassee
2008-present     Professor Emeritus (retired), College of Music , The Florida State University, Tallahassee

ADMINISTRATION
1983   National Chairperson, Local Arrangements Committee, 28th Annual Meeting, Society for Ethnomusicology, Tallahassee, Florida.
1986-87   Acting Director, Center for Black Culture, The Florida State University, Tallahassee
1986   National Chairperson, Program Committee, 29th Annual Meeting, College Music Society, Miami, Florida, October.
1994-2007   Director, Center for Music of the Americas (CMA), School of Music, The Florida State University, Tallahassee
2002 and 2004   Director, Vietnamese Summer Program, International Programs, The Florida State University, Tallahassee
2003   National Chairperson, Local Arrangements Committee, 48th Annual Meeting, Society for Ethnomusicology (joint meeting CMS), Miami, Florida, October.
2003   National Chairperson, Program Committee, 47th Annual Meeting, The College Music Society (joint meeting with SEM), Miami, Florida, October.

ADVISORY and CONSULTING ROLES
1987 and 1990   NEH (National Endowment for the Humanities) Panel Member.
1988   FEA (Florida Endowment for the Arts) Site Reviewer, Miami Folk Festival, August.
1989   Core Advisory Board for WQED/Pittsburgh television series “The Music of Mankind”
1989-91   NEA (National Endowment for the Arts) Site Reviewer, Ybor City Folk Festival (November 1989); New York, World Music Institute Concert (April 1993)
1991-2001Multicultural music consultant for Silver-Burdett Inc.

GRANTS, AWARDS and DISTINCTIONS
1972   Venezuelan Indian Project Grant; Clifton Webb Award, UCLA (research in Venezuela)
1973   Ph.D. Dissertation with Distinction, UCLA
1974   National Endowment for the Humanities, Summer Stipend (research in Venezuela, Colombia, Peru)
1979   Fulbright-Hays International Exchange of Scholars Fellowship (Peru)
1979   Japan Foundation Grant (Artists-in-Residence Program in Koto at The Florida State University)
1980   Japan Foundation Grant (Artists-in-Residence Program in Koto at The Florida State University)
1980   Developing Scholar Award, The Florida State University (research in Brazil)
1982   COFRS Award, The Florida State University (research in the Field Museum, Chicago)
1985   Florence Program, The Florida State University Overseas Study Center
1986   Sabbatical, Spring Semester (article preparation)
1987   President’s Travel Grant (presentation and research in Europe)
1988   President’s Travel Grant (presentations in New Mexico and Arizona)
1989   COFRS Award, The Florida State University (research in Europe)
1991   Learning Systems Institute Grant, The Florida State University (multicultural music education, “minority musics in North America”)
1993   COFRS Award, The Florida State University (research in South America)
1993   Sabbatical, Spring Semester (research in South America and Asia, book preparation)
1994   Council for Instruction, Planning Grant, The Florida State University
1996   President’s Travel Grant (concerts and research in Peru)
1996   Learning Systems Institute Grant, The Florida State University (distance learning, “Music Cultures of the World”)
1997   Distance Learning Grant, Provost, The Florida State University
1998   COFRS Award, The Florida State University (research in Polynesia)
1999   President’s Award for Exemplary Use of Technology in Instruction, The Florida State University
1999   Provost’s Travel Grant (conference and research in Japan)
2000   Council for Instruction Grant, The Florida State University (distance learning, “Music Cultures of the World”)
2001   Sabbatical (research in Brazil, Argentina, Bolivia, and Peru)
2001   Distinguished Research Professor Award, The Florida State University
2002 (summer)   Vietnam Program, The Florida State University Overseas Study Center (Director)
2004 (summer)   Vietnam Program, The Florida State University Overseas Study Center (Director)
2005-06   John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship Award
2006 (summer)   Republic of Panama Program, The Florida State University Overseas Study Center
2007 (summer)   Republic of Panama Program, The Florida State University Overseas Study Center
2008 (summer)   Republic of Panama Program , The Florida State University Overseas Study Center
2009   Professor Emeritus Award

OFFICES HELD
1981-82   President, Southeast/Caribbean Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology.
1984-86   Member-at-large, Board of Directors, Society for Ethnomusicology (national office)
1984-86   Member, Council, Society for Ethnomusicology (national office)
1986-90   Member, Board of Directors, Florida Folklore Society
1987-89   President, Florida Folklore Society
1988-89   President, Southeastern/Caribbean Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology
1991-93   Secretary, Southeastern/Caribbean Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology
1993-97   President, Southeastern/Caribbean Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology
1992-95   Board Member for Ethnomusicology, The College Music Society (national office)
1995-97   First Vice President, Society for Ethnomusicology (national office)
1998   President-Elect, The College Music Society (national office)
1999-2000   President, The College Music Society (national office)
2001   Immediate Past-President, The College Music Society (national office)

EDITORIAL EXPERIENCE
1987   Sounds of the World. Volume editor for Music of Latin America.
1989-98   Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, co-editor with Daniel E. Sheehy of Vol. 2, “Music of South America, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean.”
1990-94   Recording Review Editor, Ethnomusicology, Journal of the Society for Ethnomusicology.
2000-01   Garland Handbook of Latin American Music, co-editor with Daniel E. Sheehy.
2006-07   Garland Handbook of Latin American Music, 2nd edition, co-editor with Daniel E. Sheehy

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS  (past and present)
American Musical Instrument Society (AMIS)
College Music Society (CMS)
Florida Folklore Society (FFS)
International Council for Traditional Music (ITCM)
Society for Asian Music (SAM)
Society for Ethnomusicology (SEM)
Music Educator’s National Conference (MENC)
American Society for Technology in Music Instruction (ATMI)

PROFESSIONAL LECTURES AND WORKSHOPS (not including scholarly meetings [see below], since promotion to full professor)
1985   Summer Institute for Teachers (Latin American music), Center for Latin American Studies, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, July.

1986   Summer Institute for Teachers (Latin American music), Center for Latin American Studies, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, July.

1987   Symposium on the Teaching of World Musics in the Undergraduate Curriculum,  Butler University, Indianapolis, IN, August.

1988   Institute for Music in General Studies (Latin American music), College Music Society,  University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, July.

1990   Pre-conference Symposium Workshop (teaching Latin American and Caribbean musics) in Multicultural Music Education, Annual Meeting of the Music Educator’s National Conference, Washington D.C., March.

1990   Workshop in World Music (Andean music), University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, July.

1990   Workshop in Arts Education (Latin American and Caribbean musical traditions in Florida),The Florida State University, June.

1990   Workshop for high school teachers (teaching African and Afro-Cuban music),  Miami, FL, October.

1992   Consultant and speaker to music faculty at San Diego State University, January.

1992   Workshop for high school teachers (teaching African and Afro-Cuban music),  Sarasota, FL, February.

1993   “Ethnomusicology and Latin American music.” Hong Kong Baptist University, November.

1993   “Music and Shamanism in South America,” Chinese University of Hong Kong, November.

1993   “The Ethnomusicology of South America,” Central Conservatory of Music,  Beijing, China, November.

1995   Director of Workshop in World Music Performance (Brazilian samba,  Caribbean  salsa, Caribbean steel band), Center for Music of the Americas, FSU, June.

1995   Master of Ceremonies, “Music of the African Diaspora” (From West Africa to the  Caribbean and Brazil), with the FSU World Music Ensembles: West African Music and Dance Ensemble, Samba Oba, Salsa Florida, and Mas ‘n’ Steel, Ruby Diamond Auditorium, FSU (Florida Council for the Humanities funded conference entitled “Oral, Religious, and Musical Experience,” April.

1996   “Music of the Warao of Venezuela,” National School of Music, Lima, Peru, July.

1998   “Music as Power Among the Warao of Venezuela,” Musicology Lecture Series,  University of Florida, March.

1998   “Music of the Rain Forest and Flutes of the World,” Lecture Series, Atenisi Institute, Nuku’alofa, Tonga, July.

2002   “The Shakuhachi as a Research Tool among Japanese Immigrants in South America,” Florida International University, January.

2003   “Music as Power in the Rain Forest,” Florida Atlantic University, Florida, March.

2003   “The Music of El Dorado: Pre-Columbian Music of Peru.” School of Music, University of Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica, July.

2003   “Music of El Dorado,” Lowe Museum, University of Miami, Florida, October.

2004   “Music and Shamanism of the Warao,” Amazonia Week. Florida State University, March

2007   “Music and Shamanistic Healing among the Warao Indians of the Venezuelan Rainforest.” The Rey M. Longyear Lecture, Keynote Address for “A Day of Latin American Music” Conference, Friday, February 9, 2007, Niles Gallery, University of Kentucky,  Lexington, KY

2012  “Calling the Gods from the Mountains to the Sea: Ancient Ocarinas for Supernatural Communication from the Altar of a Northern Coastal Shaman in Moche, Peru.” Musicology Lecture Series, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

PARTICIPATION AT SCHOLARLY MEETINGS  (since promotion to full professor)
International Meetings
1985   “The Flutes of El Dorado: Musical Guardian Spirit Effigies of the Tairona Civilization of Ancient Colombia.” 1985 Conference, International Council for Traditional Music,  Stockholm, Sweden and Helsinki, Finland.

1986   “The Pipers of Etruria: A Model for Research in Music Iconology,” International Council for Traditional Music, Study Group on Music Iconography, June, The Hague, The Netherlands.

1986   “Flutes of El Dorado: A Model for Research in Archaeomusicology as Applied to the Sinú of Ancient Colombia.” International Council for Traditional Music, Study Group on Music Archaeology, November, Hannover, West Germany.

1988   “Music Technologies & Intellectual Implications in the Pre-Columbian Andes.”  Explorations, Encounters and Identities: Musical Repercussions of 1492, a symposium sponsored by the Quincentenary Program of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington  D.C., March

1989   “Music as Music, Dance as Dance Among the Warao of Venezuela.” 30th World Conference of the International Council for Traditional Music (ICTM), in Schladming,  Austria, July 23-30.

1999   “Iwami Baikyoku V: A Japanese Immigrant Composer and Master Musician in Brazil.” The College Music Society International Conference in Kyoto, Japan, June 30.

1999   “Keeping Up Traditions, Breaking Down Barriers: A Century of Nikkei (People of Japanese Heritage) Music in South America.” Musical Cultures of Latin America: Global Effects, Past and Present. An Interdisciplinary Conference at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, May 30.

2000   “Music and Japanese Identity in Brazil and South America,” Staging Identity: Latin American Music and Dance. Center for Latin American Studies and the Center for World Arts, University of Florida, Gainesville, February 26.

2001   “Internet-Based Distance Learning, Instructional Design, and Interactivity: The Asynchron Instruction of a World Music Cultures Course on the Internet.” International Meeting of the College Music Society, Limerick, Ireland, July.

2001   “How to Teach Irish Music Without Being a Specialist in Irish Music: World Music Instructional Design.” International Conference of The College Music Society, Limerick,  Ireland, July.

2005   “‘I know how to sing and dance!’ Spanish sesquiáltera music/dance genres and their Latin American derivatives: indicators of Spanish colonialism, musical syncretism, and  New World nationalism.” International Conference of The College Music Society, Alcalá de Henares, Spain, June.

2007   “Female Pop Singers, Sexuality, Goddess Cults, and the Politics of Neatness in Twenty-first Century Vietnam.” International Conference of The College Music Society,  Bangkok, Thailand, July.

2011   “Musical Chant Formulas and Cultural Functions Among the Warao of Venezuela” (panel title, “Human and non-human music: construction and transformation of bodies in lowland South America,” organized by Bernd Brabec de Mori). 41st World Conference of the International Council for Traditional Music (ICTM), in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, July 13-19.

2012 “La Musique de l’Eldorado” (invited paper). Rencontres d’Aubrac festival and conference  “Imaginaires de l’Eldorado”, in Aubrac, Aveyron, France, August 21.

2012  “Encuentros de la Música de El Dorado” (invited paper). Encuentro Internacional de Musicologia, in Loja, Ecuador, October 23.

National Meetings
1973   “Music and Shamanism of the Warao Indians of Venezuela.” 18th Annual Meeting, Society for Ethnomusicology, Urbana, IL.

1973   “Shamanistic Curing Music of the Warao Indians of Venezuela.” 72nd Annual Meeting, American Anthropological Association, New Orleans, LA.

1974   “Music-Induced Altered States of Consciousness aong Warao Shamans and other Healers.” 19th Annual Meeting, Society for Ethnomusicology, San Francisco, CA.

1976   “Shamanistic Music as a Determinant of Ethnic Identification among some Northern South American Indian Cultures.” 21st Annual Meeting, Society for Ethnomusicology, Philadelphia, PA.

1981   “Music, Cultural Identity, and Freedom of Expression among the Japanese and their Descendants in Peru and Brazil.” 26th Annual Meeting, Society for Ethnomusicology, Honolulu, HI.

1983   Discussant for “The Music/Myth Nexus in Lowland South America.” 28th Annual Meeting, Society for Ethnomusicology, Tallahassee, FL.

1984   “The Flutes of El Dorado: An Archaeomusicological Investigation of the Tairona Civilization of Colombia.” 13th Annual Meeting, American Musical Instrument Society, Tempe, AZ.

1984   “A Japanese Master Musician in a Brazilian Context.” 29th Annual Meeting, Society for Ethnomusicology, Santa Monica, CA.

1986   “Ethnomusicology in the American College and University.” Annual Meeting of the College Music Society, Southern Chapter, March 7, Lafayette, LA.

1987   “The Ethnomusicology of Archaeology: A Model for Research in Ethnoarchaeo-musicology.”  32nd Annual Meeting, Society for Ethnomusicology, November, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

1988   “Usefulness of Study Guides in Teaching World Music.” 33rd Annual Meeting, Society for Ethnomusicology, October, Tempe, AZ.

1988   “A Multicultural Approach to the Teaching of World Music Cultures.” 33rd Annual Meeting, Society for Ethnomusicology, Tempe, AZ., October.

1989   “Performing Transplanted Caribbean and Andean Musics Within the Pan-Caribbean and Pan-Latin American World of Florida.” 34th Annual Meeting, Society for Ethnomusicology, November.

1989   “Eurocentrism versus Multiculturalism: Contemporary Approaches to Teaching Music.” 32nd Annual Meeting of The College Music Society (CMS), in St. Louis, MO, October.

1989   “Philosophy, Organization, and Teaching Strategies for World Music Courses.” 32nd Annual Meeting of The College Music Society, St. Louis, MO, October.

1990   Presentation, “Teaching Hispanic American Music.” Pre-conference Symposium on Multicultural Music Education, Annual Meeting of the Music Educator’s National Conference, Washington D.C., March.

1990   “Panpipes of Peru and Bolivia.” 35th Annual Meeting, Society for Ethnomusicology,  Seattle, WA, November.

1991   “World Music and Ethnomusicology: Understanding the Differences.” 34th Annual Meeting of the College Music Society, Chicago, IL, October.

1992   Keynote speaker at World Music Conference, San Diego State University, January.

1992   “The Ethnoarchaeomusicology of the Moche Native Americans from the Peruvian  North Coast,” Annual Meeting, Society for Ethnomusicology, Seattle, October.

1995   “. . . no es música”–Karaoke, identity, and the teaching of Japanese values through song among people of Japanese ancestry in South America.” Annual Meeting, Society for Ethnomusicology, Los Angeles, CA, October.

1998   “Music Faculty in Higher Education.” Music Educator’s Summit, Washington, D.C., October.
1999   “Harps of Peru.” Historical Harp Society National Conference, Madison, WI, August.

1999   President’s Keynote Address, “The State of the Society.” Annual Meeting, The College Music Society, Denver, CO, October

2000   President’s Keynote Address, “The State of the Society.” Annual Meeting, The College Music Society, Toronto, Canada, November

2001   “Internet-Based Distance Learning, Instructional Design, and Interactivity: The Asynchronous Instruction of a World Music Cultures Course on the Internet.” Technology in the Classroom and Beyond: Hypermedia, Internet, and Other Electronic Resources.  Annual Meeting, Society for Ethnomusicology, Detroit, MI, October.

2002   “Nobody fishes until the pelican sings”: Ancient ocarinas for supernatural communication from the altar of a northern coastal shaman in Moche, Peru. Society for American Archaeology. Denver, CO, March.

2002   “Teaching Native American Music via Native American Pop”. Annual Meeting of the College Music Society, Kansas City, MO, October.

2002   “Calling the Spirits from the Mountains to the Sea: Ancient ocarinas for supernatural communication among the Moche of Peru.” Annual Meeting, Society for Ethnomusicology, Estes Park, CO, October.

2002   “’Nobody fishes until the pelican sings’: Ancient ocarinas for supernatural communication from the altar of a northern coastal shaman in Moche, Peru.  Society for American Archaeology. Denver, CO, March.

2003   “Music of El Dorado.” Annual Meeting, International Council for Traditional Music, Music Archaeology Study Group, Los Angeles, CA, April.

2004   Plenary Session. “Ethnomusicology as Advocacy.” Annual Meeting, Society for Ethnomusicology, Tucson, AZ, October.

2004   “Ethnomusicology as Advocacy: One Approach for Addressing Cultural Survival through Music.” Annual Meeting of the Society for Ethnomusicology, Tucson, AZ, October.

2005   “Go down, blood!”—Native rainforest music therapy among the Warao of Venezuela.” Annual Meeting, Society for Ethnomusicology, Atlanta, GA, November.

2010   “World Flutes in Legends, Myths, Poems, and Other Stories of Magic and Power.” Annual Meeting of the College Music Society, Minneapolis, MN, September.

2010   “Geographical Regions II: Latin America.” Alumni Symposium: Fifty Years of Ethnomusicology at UCLA. November 9.

Regional Meetings
1978   “Ethnomusicology Studies in Florida.” Florida Folk Arts Conference, White Springs, FL.

1983   “Chinese Musical Elements in the Japanese Nanga School of Art.” 10th Meeting, Florida-Japan Seminar, Jacksonville, FL.

1986   “Collecting the Pieces of the Human Puzzle: Ethnomusicology and cultural heritage.” Basement to Attic: Cultural Foundations and the Collection of Folklore, a Florida Folklife Council conference, co-sponsored by the Florida Folklore Society, Jacksonville, FL, February.

1986   “The Pipers of Etruria: A Model for Research in World Music Iconology,” Southeastern/Caribbean Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology, Tallahassee, FL, April.

1989   “Latin American and Caribbean Music in Florida: A Report from the Field.” Sounds of the South Conference, North Carolina Arts Council and the University of North Carolina  at Chapel Hill, Program in Folklore, Chapel Hill, April.

1988   “Musical Change in the Peruvian Andes.” Joint Annual Meeting of the Florida  Folklore Society and the Southeastern/Caribbean Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology, Lake Wales, FL, February.

1989   “Ethnomusicology and Music History: Mendelssohn’s Italian Journey — Field Work or ‘A Runaway with the Rich and Famous?'” Joint Annual Meeting of the Southern Chapter of the American Musicological Society and the Southeastern/Caribbean Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology, Tuscaloosa, AL, February.

1991   “Developing World Music Ensembles at the University Level: An Example from West Africa,” with Ama Aduonum. Annual Meeting, Southeastern/Caribbean Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology, Lafayette, LA, April.

1999   “Folklife Academia in Florida” Folklife Scholarship in Florida: Yesterday & Today.  Annual Meeting, Florida Folklore Society, Tallahassee, FL, April.

1999   “Etruscan Music: Threads of Continuity.” The Religion of the Etruscans. The Sixth Annual Langford Conference, Tallahassee, FL, February.

2003   “The Music of El Dorado: Pre-Columbian Music of Peru.” Lowe Art Museum, Lecture Series, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, October.

2004   “Music, Memory, and Ingenuity: Pathways to Cultural Survival in Japanese Diasporic Subcultures in South America.” Annual Meeting, Southeastern/Caribbean Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology, Atlanta, GA, February.

2004   “Music and Power among the Warao of the Venezuelan Rainforest,” Amazon Conference, FSU, Tallahassee, March.

2007   “Female Pop Singers, Sexuality, Goddess Cults, and the Politics of Neatness in Twenty-first Century Vietnam.” Annual Meeting, Southeastern/Caribbean Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology, Athens, GA, March.

2008   “Musicological Research for Whom?—Knowing Other, Discovering Self, Making a Difference.” Keynote Address for the joint annual meeting of SEMSEC (The Society for Ethnomusicology, Southeast/Caribbean Chapter) and AMS (American Musicological Society, Southern Chapter), Saturday, March 1, 2008, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL.

2016  Discussant for session “Sound, Space, and Substance in Music and Ritual.” Annual meeting of SEMSEC (The Society for Ethnomusicology, Southeast/Caribbean Chapter), March 4, Southern Academy of the Performing Arts, San Fernando, Trinidad.

PUBLICATIONS (listed chronologically by type)
Books
Doce Conferencias en Etnomusicología para Iniciar el Estudio de un Atlas Musical del Perú.Lima: Instituto Nacional de Cultura, Escuela Nacional de Música, 1979.

Music of Latin America. Study Guide in series Sounds of the World. Edited by Dale A. Olsen. Music Educators National Conference, 1987. With 3 cassette tapes.

Musics of Many Cultures: Study Guide and Workbook (for Musics of Many Cultures: An Introduction, Elizabeth May, ed. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1981). Dubuque: Kendall/Hunt Publishers, Inc. 1993. Second Edition, 1995. Third Edition, 2000. Fourth Edition, 2003.

Music of the Warao of Venezuela: Song People of the Rain Forest. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1996. With compact disc. (Winner of 1997 Alan Merriam Prize for “Most Outstanding Book in Ethnomusicology,” by the Society for Ethnomusicology.)

South AmericaMexicoCentral America, and the Caribbean, Vol. 2, Garland Encyclopedia of World Music. Edited by Dale A. Olsen and Daniel Sheehy. New York: Garland Publishing, 1998, with compact disc.

The Garland Handbook of Latin American Music. Edited by Dale A. Olsen and Daniel Sheehy. New York: Garland Publishing/Taylor & Francis, Inc. 2000, with compact disc. (Second Edition, 2008, with two compact discs, updated, with new material.)

Music of El Dorado: The Ethnomusicology of Ancient Andean Cultures. With compact disc materials on line. Gainesville:  University Press of Florida, 2001 (paperback edition, 2004).

The Chrysanthemum and the Song: Music, Memory, and Identity in the South American Japanese Diaspora. With compact disc materials on line. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2004.

Popular Music in Vietnam: The Politics of Remembering, The Economics of Forgetting. New York/London: Routledge, 2008.

World Flutelore: Folktales, Myths, and Other Stories of Magical Flute Power. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2013.

Chapters in Books and Encyclopedias

“Symbol and Function in South American Indian Music,” in Musics of Many Cultures: An Introduction, edited by Elizabeth May. Berkeley, Los Angeles: University of California Press (1980).

“Folk Music of South America–A Musical Mosaic,” in Musics of Many Cultures: An Introduction, edited by Elizabeth May. Berkeley, Los Angeles: University of California Press (1980).

“The Flutes of El Dorado: Musical Guardian Spirit Effigies of the Tairona,” in Imago Musicae: The International Yearbook of Musical Iconography 3, 1986. Basel: Barenreiter Verlag and Duke University Press (1987).

“The Magic Flutes of El Dorado: A Model for Research in Music Archaeology as Applied to the Sinú of Ancient Colombia,” in The Archaeology of Early Music Cultures, edited by Ellen Hickmann and David W. Hughes, Bonn: Verlag für systematische Musikwissenschaft GmbH (1988).

“Teaching our Latin American/Caribbean Musical Heritage,” with Selwyn Ahyoung, in An Introduction to Multicultural Music Education: Global Perspectives in Music, edited by William Anderson and Patricia Shehan. Reston, VA: Music Educators National Conference (1989).

“Japan: music traditions of overseas communities of Japanese ancestry,” in Music Traditions of Japan, Asia and Oceania. Iwanami Series), edited by Gamô Satoaki, Hirano Kenzi, Sibata Minao, Tokumaru Yosihiko, Yamaguti Osamu, and Yokomiti Mario. Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten, Publishers (1989).

“Teaching the Music of Hispanic Americans,” in Teaching Music with a Multicultural Approach (book with video tape), edited by William M. Anderson. Reston, VA: Music Educator’s National Conference (1991).

“Music of the Ancient Americas: Music Technologies & Intellectual Implications in the Pre-Columbian Andes.” In Explorations, Encounters and Identities: Musical Repercussions of 1492, edited by Carol Robertson. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press (1992).

“Approaches to Musical Scholarship,” in South America, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, Vol. 2, Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, edited by Dale A. Olsen and Daniel E. Sheehy. New York: Garland Press (1998), and in The Garland Handbook of Latin American Music. Edited by Dale A. Olsen and Daniel Sheehy. New York: Garland Publishing/Taylor & Francis, Inc. 2000, with compact disc. (Second Edition, 2008, with two compact discs.)

“Kogi,” in South America, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, Vol. 2, Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, edited by Dale A. Olsen and Daniel E. Sheehy. New York: Garland Press (1998).

“Moxo,” in South America, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, Vol. 2, Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, edited by Dale A. Olsen and Daniel E. Sheehy. New York: Garland Press (1998).

“Music of Immigrant Groups,” in South America, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, Vol. 2, Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, edited by Dale A. Olsen and Daniel E. Sheehy. New York: Garland Press (1998), and in The Garland Handbook of Latin American Music. Edited by Dale A. Olsen and Daniel Sheehy. New York: Garland Publishing/Taylor & Francis, Inc. 2000, with compact disc. (Second Edition, 2008, with two compact discs.)

“Distribution, Symbolism, and Use of Musical Instrument,” in South America, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, Vol. 2, Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, edited by Dale A. Olsen and Daniel E. Sheehy. New York: Garland Press (1998); and in The Garland Handbook of Latin American Music. Edited by Dale A. Olsen and Daniel Sheehy. New York: Garland Publishing/Taylor & Francis, Inc. 2000, with compact disc. (Second Edition, 2008, with two compact discs.)

“Surinam,” in South America, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, Vol. 2, Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, edited by Dale A. Olsen and Daniel E. Sheehy. New York: Garland Press (1998).

“Tukano,” in South America, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, Vol. 2, Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, edited by Dale A. Olsen and Daniel E. Sheehy. New York: Garland Press (1998).

“Warao,” in South America, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, Vol. 2, Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, edited by Dale A. Olsen and Daniel E. Sheehy. New York: Garland Press (1998); and in The Garland Handbook of Latin American Music. Edited by Dale A. Olsen and Daniel Sheehy. New York: Garland Publishing/Taylor & Francis, Inc. 2000, with compact disc. (Second Edition, 2008, with two compact discs.)

“Yanomamö,” in South America, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, Vol. 2, Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, edited by Dale A. Olsen and Daniel E. Sheehy. New York: Garland Press (1998).

“Yekuana,” in South America, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean,Vol. 2, Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, edited by Dale A. Olsen and Daniel E. Sheehy. New York: Garland Press (1998).

“Music Faculty Perspectives,” in Music and American Higher Education. Reston VA: National Association of Schools of Music and The College Music Society (1998)

“Globalization, Culturation, and Transculturation in American Music: From Cultural Pop to Transcultural Art,” in Reflections on American Music: The Twentieth Century and the New Millennium, James R. Heintze and Michael Saffle, eds., Monographs & Bibliographies in American Music Series, The College Music Society (Pendragon Press, 2000).

“Preface,” in Reflections on American Music: The Twentieth Century and the New Millennium, James R. Heintze and Michael Saffle, eds., Monographs & Bibliographies in American Music Series, The College Music Society (Pendragon Press, 2000).

“Ethnomusicologists at Work: Dale A. Olsen,” in World Music: General Perspectives, Vol. 10, Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, edited by Ruth Stone. New York: Garland Press.

“Music Alone Can Alter a Shaman’s Consciousness, Which Itself Can Destroy Tape Recorders,” in Shamans Through Time: 500 Years on the Path to Knowledge. Eds. Jeremy Narby and Francis Huxley. New York: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam.

“Keeping Up Traditions, Breaking Down Barriers: A Century of Nikkei (People of Japanese Heritage) Music in South America,: In Musical Cultures of Latin America: Global Effects, Past and Present. Selected Reports in Ethnomusicology (Los Angeles: UCLA 2003)

“Aerophones of Traditional Use in South America, with References to Central America and Mexico,” in Music in Latin America and the Caribbean, An Encyclopedic History, Vol. 1, Performing Beliefs: Indigenous Peoples of South America, Central America, and Mexico. Edited by Malena Kuss, 261-325 (Austin: University Press of Texas, 2004).

“Adaptations of musical forms and genres introduced by immigrant groups: the Japanese,” in Music in Latin America and the Caribbean, An Encyclopedic History, Vol. 3, Latin America—Islands of History: From Precontact Civilizations to 20th-Century Composition. Edited by Malena Kuss (Austin: University Press of Texas, 2005).

“Conclusion,” in The Garland Handbook of Latin American Music. Edited by Dale A. Olsen and Daniel Sheehy. New York: Garland Publishing/Taylor & Francis, Inc. 2000, with compact disc. (Second Edition, 2008, with two compact discs.)

“Cosmic Diplomacy and Celestial Battles: Shamanism, Music, and Healing in Two Contrasting South American Cultural Areas,” in Oxford Handbook of Medical Ethnomusicology, edited by Benjamin Koen (Oxford University Press, 2008).

 Articles

“The Function of Naming in the Curing Songs of the Warao Indians of Venezuela,” Anuario, Yearbook for Inter-American Musical Research 10:88-122.Austin: University of Texas Press (1974).

“Music-Induced Altered States of Consciousness among Warao Shamans,” Journal of Latin American Lore 1(1):19-33.Los Angeles: University of California(1975).

“Música vesperal Mojo en San Miguel de Isiboro, Bolivia,” Revista Musical Chilena 30(133):28-46.Santiago: University of Chile (1976).

“Musical Instruments of the Native Peoples of the Orinoco Delta, the Caribbean, and Beyond,” Revista/Review Interamericana8(4):577-613.San Juan, Puerto Rico: Inter-American University Press(Winter 1978/79).

“Public Concerts in Early America,” Music Educators Journal 65(9):48-59(May 1979).

“Música Japonesa del Shakuhachi: Problemas de Lenguaje,” Boletín de la Sociedad Filarmónica de Lima 2:9-11(Agosto 1979).

“Musicología, Etnomusicología, y las demas -ologías Musicales,” Boletín de la Sociedad Filarmónica de Lima 3(Octubre 1979).

“Magical Protection Songs of the Warao, Part One: Animals,” Latin American Music Review 1(2):131-61(1980).

“Magical Protection Songs of the Warao, Part Two: Spirits,” Latin American Music Review 2(1):1-10(1981).

“Japanese Music in Peru,” Asian Music 11(2):41-51 (1980).

“The Concert Halls of Chicago under Theodore Thomas,” Music Educators Journal 70(2):38-44(October 1983).

“Japanese Music in Brazil,” Asian Music 14(1):111-131(1983).

“The Social Determinants of Japanese Musical Life in Peru and Brazil,” Ethnomusicology 27(1):49-70(January 1983).

“The Flutes of El Dorado: An Archaeomusicological Investigation of the Tairona Civilization of Colombia,” Journal of the American Musical Instrument Society 12:107-136 (1986).

“A Japanese Master Musician in a Brazilian Context,” Hôgaku 2(2):19-30(Winter 1986).

“The Peruvian Folk Harp Tradition: Determinants of Style,” Folk Harp Journal 53 (June 1986), 54 (Fall 1986), 55 (Winter 1986), 56 (Spring 1987), 57 (Summer 1987), 58 (Fall 1987), and 59 (Winter 1987).

“Towards A Musical Atlas of Peru,” Ethnomusicology 30(3):394-412 (Fall 1986).

“It is Time for Another -Phone,” SEM Newsletter 20:4 (September 1986).

“Latin American and Caribbean Music in South Florida,” Traditions: A Celebration of Latin & Caribbean Music, Publication of the South Florida Folklife Festival, sponsored by the Historical Association of Southern Florida, Miami (1988).

“The Ethnomusicology of Archaeology: A Model for the Musical/Cultural Study of Ancient Material Culture,” Selected Reports in Ethnomusicology (Issues in Organology) 8:175-200 (1990).

“An Introduction to Latin American and Caribbean Musics in Florida: Multicultural Approaches in the Music Classroom,” Research Perspectives in Music Education 1:14 -18 (Fall 1990).

“Ethnomusicology and World Music–Understanding the Difference,” Newsletter of the College Music Society (May 1992).

“Southeastern Native American Stomp Dance,” in Chapter 4: Model Instructional Units, Multicultural Arts Education: Guidelines, Instructional Units and Resources for Art, Dance, Music and Theater. Grades K–12, pp. 86-97.Tallahassee: State of Florida, Department of State (1993).

“Multicultural Music Education, Cultural Sensitivity, and the Ethnographic Truth: A Response to Cornelius,” in Symposium, Journal of the College Music Society 35:33-34 (1995).

“The Complementarity and Interdisciplinarity of Archaeomusicology: An Introduction to the Field and this Volume,” The World of Music 49(2):11-16 (2007).

Recordings and/or Liner Note Essays

Liner Notes for “A Celebration of South American Music,” in Alma del Sur. Compact Disc, Narada (1992).

Cassette Tape. Koto Compositions of Elizabeth Falconer. “Kiro,” for shakuhachi and koto. Cassette Tape published in Japan (1994).

Compact disc. Music of the Warao of Venezuela: Song People of the Rain Forest. Included with book (see above) published by University Press of Florida (1996).

Liner Notes for “Music of the Central Andes,” in Andean Legacy. Compact Disc, Narada (1996).

Record / CD / Book / Video / DVD Reviews

Record Review of “Music of the Jívaro of Ecuador,” Ethnomusicology 18(1):186-87 (January 1974).

Record Review of “Música Indígena Makiritare,” Ethnomusicology 20(1):162-64 (January 1976).

Book Review of The Sacred Harp: A Tradition and its Music, by Buell E. Cobb, Jr., The Florida  Historical Quarterly x:111-13 (July 1979)

Record Review of “Music from Saramaka: A Dynamic Afro-American Tradition,” Latin American Music Review 1(2):286-88 (1980).

Record Review of “Selk’nam Chants of Tierra del Fuego, Argentina, Vols. I and II,” Latin American Music Review 1(2):289-91 (1980).

Record Review of “Soul Vine Shaman. Sinchi Yachaj: Powerful Shaman of the Napo River” and “Hekura: Yanoama Shamanism from Southern Venezuela,” Ethnomusicology 25(3): 551-53  (1981).

Record Review of “Yanoama: Tecniche Vocali Sciamanismo,” “Wayapi Guyane,” and “Music of the Haut Oyopok: Oyampi and Emerillon Indian Tribes,” Ethnomusicology 26(2):343-45 (1982).

Book Review of Voces del Purgatorio, by Martha Davis, Ethnomusicology 26(3):466-68 (1982).

Book Review of La Música Teúrgico-Mágica de los Indios Guaraos by Padre Basilio María de Barral, Ethnomusicology 28(3):561-62 (1984).

Book Review of Music and Poetry in a Colombian Village. A Tri-Cultural Heritage, by George List, Western Folklore 44(1):62-64(January 1985).

Record Review of “Bolivien. Musik im Andenhochland.Bolivia. Music in the Andean Highlands,” Yearbook(of the International Council for Traditional Music) 18:201-202 (1986).

Book Review of More than Drumming: Essays on African and Afro-Latin American Music and Musicians, edited by Irene V. Jackson, Hispanic American Historical Review (1986).

Record Review of “Peru: Ayarachi and Chiriguano,” Latin American Music Review 8(1):140-142 (1987).

Book Review of Colección de Instrumentos Musicales, by José Egnacio Perdomo Escobar, and La Música de los Guahibo: Sikuani-Cuiba, by Benjamin Yépez Chamorro, Ethnomusicology 32(3):482-484 (Fall 1988).

Record Review of Música Andina del Peru, Archivo de Música Tradicional, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Peru, Yearbook(of the International Council for Traditional Music) 21:152-53 (1989).

Book Review of The Music of Brazil, by David P. Appleby, and Masters of Contemporary Brazilian Song. MPB 1965-1985, by Charles A. Perrone, Hispanic American Historical Review (1990).

Record Review of Música Tradicional del Valle del Mantaro, Archivo de Música Tradicional, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Peru, Ethnomusicology 34(1):183-84 (1990).

Book Review of Second Conference of the ICTM Study Group on Music Archaeology, Volume I “General Studies” and Volume II “The Bronze LursEthnomusicology 34(1):167-170 (1990).

Record Review of Música Tradicionalde Cajamarca and Música Tradicional del Valle de Calca, Archivo de Música Tradicional, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Peru, Ethnomusicology35(2):307-09.

Record Review of Brasil Central: Chants et danses des Indiens Kaiapo, Archives Internationales de musique populaire, Ethnomusicology 35(3):451-52 (1991).

Record Review of Huaynos & Huaylas. The Real Music of PeruGlobeStyle Records, London, Ethnomusicology 35(3):454-55 (1991).

Book Review of Lessons from the World, by Patricia Shehan Campbell, Music Library Notes(1992).

Book Review of The Indispensable Harp, by John M. Schechter, Music Library Notes(1993).

“Briefly Noted,” Recording Reviews of China: Music of the Pipa, Nonesuch CD; Ghana: Ancient Ceremonies, Nonesuch CD; Iran: Persian Classical Music, Nonesuch CD; Japan: Shakuhachi–the Japanese Flute, Nonesuch CD; Kenya and Tanzania: Witchcraft and Ritual Music, Nonesuch CD; Mexico: Fiestas of Chiapas and OaxacaNonesuch CD;West Indies: An Island Carnival, Nonesuch CD; Ethnomusicology37(1):143-48 (1993).

Book Review of Musik aus dem Altertum der Neuen Welt, by Ellen Hickmann, Music Library Notes(1993).

“Briefly Noted,” CD Reviews of China‘s Instrumental Heritage, Lyrichord CD; Mountain Music of Peru, Vol. 1, Smithsonian/Folkways CD; Classical Music of Iran. The Dastgah Systems, Smithsonian/Folkways CD; Mbuti Pygmies of the Ituri Rainforest,Smithsonian/Folkways CD; BreselMusiques du Haut Xingu, OCORA CD; Ethnomusicology 38(1):198-203 (1994).

Book Review of Keepers of the Sacred Chants: The Poetics of Ritual Power in an Amazonian Society, by Jonathan D. Hill, Latin American Music Review 15(2):244-52 (1994).

CD Review of Música Tradicional del Cusco and Música Tradicional de Lambayeque, Music of the World, Ltd., AMTA-5, Ethnomusicology 39(1):154-57 (1995).

CD Review of The Spirit Cries: Music from the Rainforests of South America and the CaribbeanRykodisc RCD 10250, Ethnomusicology 39(1):165-67 (1995).

Video Review of Qoyllur Rit’i – A Woman’s Journey (directed by Gabriela Martinez Escobar, produced by Holly Wissler), Ethnomusicology 45/3:532-35 (2001)

CD Review of Jarana’s Four Aces (los cuatro ases de la jarana.) Vocal duets from the streets of Lima. Topic Records TSCD926Ethnomusicology (Winter 2006).

DVD Review of Hanoi Eclipse: The Music of Dai Lam Linh (2010, researched, directed, and produced by Barley Norton, in Vietnamese with English subtitles, distributed by Documentary Educational Resources). Yearbook, ICTM (2013).

Book review of Flower World: Music Archaeology of the Americas/Mundo Florido: Arqueomusicología de las Américas, ed. by Matthias Stöckli and Arnd Adje Both. World of Music (new series) Journal (2014).  

Internet Materials

Music Cultures of the World with Dr. O. An online course with streamed audio and video materials.

Ethnomusicology as Advocacy. Music Cultural Survival Surveys. A series of music cultural introductions of societies in peril, in transition, or near extinction. Dale A. Olsen, ed. “Warao Indians of Venezuela” by Dale A. Olsen

Other Publications

“Into the World,” The President’s Comments, Newsletter of The College Music Society, January (1999).

“CMS: The ‘Complementarity’ Music Society,” The President’s Comments, Newsletter of The College Music Society, March (1999).

“Japan is Calling Us to its Shores,” The President’s Comments, Newsletter of The College Music Society, May (1999).

“Globalization and Speciesism: Musical Thoughts for a Small World,” The President’s Comments, Newsletter of The College Music Society, September (1999).

“Happy Fortieth Anniversary!” The President’s Comments, Newsletter of The College Music Society, November (1999).

“We are the Doctors” The President’s Comments, Newsletter of The College Music Society, January (2000).

“A New Nationalism for a New Millennium,” The President’s Comments, Newsletter of The College Music Society, March (2000).

“Stages in Musical Performance,” The President’s Comments, Newsletter of The College Music Society, May (2000).

Manuscripts in Press, Under Review for Publication, or In Progress

“Musical Chant Formulas, Faith, and Subjectivity Is Truth: A Kierkegaardian Analysis of Healing and Inflicting Music Among the Warao of Venezuela”.

From the Sound Up: A History of World Music at the Florida State University (book in progress).

The Joy of World Music Cultures: An Interactive Online Text-site (electronic book in progress).

Study Guide and Workbook for “The Joy of World Music Cultures” (book in progress).

Music and Sojourning in PanamaThe Crossroads of the World (book in progress).

The Ethnomusicology of Faith: Views of a Christian Ethnomusicologist (book in progress).

EthnoMusicIconology: Cultural Significance of Musical Representation in Art and Artifact in a World Context (book in progress)