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Friedson received ethnomusicology book award, highest honor in field

Steven FriedsonSteven Friedson, left, Regents professor of music and anthropology, received the 2010 Alan Merriam Book Prize awarded by the Society for Ethnomusicology.

The award recognizes the most distinguished, published English-language monograph in the field of ethnomusicology. Friedson was recognized for Remains of Ritual: Northern Gods in a Southern Land, published by the University of Chicago Press. The announcement was made at the 55th annual meeting of society in November.

The award is the highest award available in ethnomusicology.

Friedson also delivered the 2010 Bruno and Wanda Nettl Distinguished Lecture in Ethnomusicology at the University of Illinois Oct. 29. Bruno Nettl is one of the founders of the Society for Ethnomusicology. The lecture, Dancing Prophets and Divine Horsemen: Musical Experience in African Ritual, was based on 20 years of fieldwork, first in Malawi and more recently in Ghana. 

A previous book, Dancing Prophets: Musical Experience in Tumbuka Healing, also was published by the University of Chicago Press.

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