Journal Articles

  • 2016 ‘Malays Will Never Be Lost from the Earth’: Organology, Ergology, and Survival of the Pestle-and-Mortar Instrument in Indonesia’s Natuna Regency, in The Galpin Society Journal 70/2
  • 2016 “Playing the body: female versus male elements in Aceh’s sitting song-dances with body percussion”, In Sounding the Dance, Moving the Music: Choreomusicological Perspectives on Maritime Southeast Asian Performing Arts, eds. Mohd Anis Md Nor and Kendra Stupputat, London and New York: Routledge, SOAS  Musicology Series, pp 80-95
  • 2014 “”The Traditional Sitting Song-Dances: How their Recognition and Rivalries Affect Gayo-Acehnese Relations at Home and in the Diasporas”, Archipel, 87, pp. 307-329.
  • 2013a “Silat lima: heritage of the Malay culture hero, Hang Tuah”, Review of Indonesian and Malaysian Affairs, 47/1, pp. 1–33.
  • 2013b “The Saman Gayo Sitting Song-Dance and its Intangible Cultural Heritage Status”, Yearbook for Traditional Music, 45, pp. 97-124.
  • 2011a “Interaction between Violin (Biola) and Vocal Melody in Malay Sea Songs along Sumatra’s Coast”, Studia Instrumentorum Musicae Popularis II, pp. 147-162.
  • 2011b ‘Traditional and modern forms of pencak silat in Indonesia: the Suku Mamak in Riau’, Musicology Australia 33/1, pp. 47-68.
  • 2010 ‘The development of the Acehnese sitting song-dances and frame-drum genres as part of religious conversion and continuing piety’, Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde 166/1, pp. 83–106.
  • 2010 ‘Toward a methodology of war and peace studies in ethnomusicology: the case of Aceh, 1976-2009’, Ethnomusicology 54/3, pp. 452–83.
  • 2008 ‘A response to two problems in music education: the Young Australian Concert Artists Program of the Australian Youth Orchestra’, Music Education Research 10/1, pp. 141–58.
  • 2007a ‘Youth orchestras in the global scene’, in Growing up Making Music: Youth Orchestras from Australia and the World [Australasian Music Research 9, special issue] ed. Margaret Kartomi with Kay Dreyfus and David Pear, pp. 1-26.
  • 2007b ‘The Australian Youth Orchestra Inc: its identity as a national icon and expansion of its performance and educational programs’, [Australasian Music Research 9, special issue] ed. Margaret Kartomi with Kay Dreyfus and David Pear, pp. 27–53.
  • 2007c Growing up Making Music: Youth Orchestras from Australia and the World [Australasian Music Research 9] special issue, ed. Margaret Kartomi and Kay Dreyfus, with David Pear
  • 2005 “On Metaphor and Analogy in the Concepts and Classifications of Musical Instruments in Aceh,” Yearbook for Traditional Music 37: 25-57 (ARC Discovery grant)
  • 2004 Silk, Spice and Shirah: Musical Outcomes of Jewish Migration into Asia, c. 1780-c.1950, Special Issue of Ethnomusicology Forum 13/1 [guest editors Margaret Kartomi and Kay Dreyfus]

Special Issue Journals

  • 2007 Growing up Making Music: Youth Orchestras from Australia and the World [Australasian Music Research 9] special issue, ed. Margaret Kartomi and Kay Dreyfus, with David Pear
  • 2004 Silk, Spice and Shirah: Musical Outcomes of Jewish Migration into Asia, c. 1780-c.1950, Special Issue of Ethnomusicology Forum 13/1 [guest editors Margaret Kartomi and Kay Dreyfus]
  •  FULL PUBLICATIONS LIST as at Nov 2015

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