Shelemay, Kay Kaufman

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SHELEMAY, Kay Kaufman

SHELEMAY, Kay Kaufman. American, b. 1948. Genres: Music, Autobiography/Memoirs. Career: Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel, visiting research scholar, 1972-73; Institute of Ethiopian Studies, Addis Ababa, visiting research scholar, 1973-75; Columbia University, New York City, assistant professor of music, 1977-82; New York University, New York City, assistant professor, 1982-85, associate professor of music, 1985- 90, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, professor of music, 1990-92; Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, professor of music, 1992-. CBS Records, faculty in residence, 1986; Jewish Museum (New York City), guest curator, 1986; member of advisory board, World Music Institute, 1986-88, and Hebrew Union College's School of Sacred Music, 1988-. Publications: Music, Ritual, and Falasha History (monograph), 1986, 1989; A Song of Longing: An Ethiopian Journey, 1991. EDITOR: The Garland Library of Readings in Ethnomusicology, 7 vols, 1990; (with P. Jeffery) Ethiopian Christian Chant: An Anthology, 3 vols, 1993-97. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor to periodicals. Address: Department of Music, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, U.S.A.