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Authored Books

Harris, Rachel (2008) The Making of a Musical Canon in Chinese Central Asia: The Uyghur Twelve Muqam. Aldershot: Ashgate Press.

Harris, Rachel (2004) Singing the Village. Music, Memory, and Ritual amongst the Sibe of Xinjiang. Oxford University Press.

Edited Books or Journal Volumes

Harris, Rachel and Pease, Rowan, eds. (2015) Pieces of the Musical World: Sounds and Cultures. Routledge.

Harris, Rachel and Stokes, Martin, eds. (2015) Tuning the Past: Theory and Practice in the Music of the Islamic World. Farnham: Ashgate. (SOAS Musicology Series) (Submitted)

Harris, Rachel and Pease, Rowan and Tan, Shzr Ee, eds. (2013) Gender in Chinese Music. University of Rochester Press. (Eastman/Rochester Studies Ethnomusicology)

Bellér-Hann, Ildiko and Césaro, Cristina and Harris, Rachel and Smith-Finley, Joanne, eds. (2007) Situating the Uyghurs: between China and Central Asia. Aldershot: Ashgate Press.

Book Chapters

Harris, Rachel (2016) '‘A Weekly Meshrep to Tackle Religious Extremism’: Intangible cultural heritage in Xinjiang.' In: Roberts, Sean and Bovingdon, Gardner, (eds.), “Develop the West”: Chinese State Development and Uyghur Cultural Resilience, Adaptation, and Cooptation in Xinjiang. Indiana. (Forthcoming)

Harris, Rachel (2015) '“Subhan’Allāh” (Glory to God): Listening and Weeping in a Dhikr Ceremony.' In: Harris, Rachel and Pease, Rowan, (eds.), Pieces of the Musical World: Sounds and Cultures. Oxon; New York: Routledge, pp. 123-138.

Marriage, Zoe (2015) 'Longing & celebration in Capoeira Angola.' In: Harris, Rachel, (ed.), Pieces of the world. Routledge.

Duran, Lucy (2015) 'Soliyo: song and memory in Mande music.' In: Harris, Rachel and Pease, Rowan, (eds.), Pieces of the musical world: the study of music in culture. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, pp. 27-44.

Harris, Rachel (2015) 'Theory and practice in contemporary Central Asian Maqām.' In: Tuning The Past: Theory And Practice In The Music Of The Islamic World. Ashgate. (Submitted)

Harris, Rachel (2013) 'Doing Satan’s Business: Negotiating gendered concepts of music and ritual in rural Xinjiang.' In: Gender in Chinese Music. University of Rochester Press.

Harris, Rachel (2013) 'Harmonizing Islam in Xinjiang: sound and meaning in rural Uyghur religious practice.' In: Bellér-Hann , Ildiko and Brox, Trine, (eds.), On the Fringes of the Harmonious Society: Tibetans and Uyghurs in Socialist China. Copenhagen: NIAS Press, pp. 293-317.

Harris, Rachel (2012) 'The Uyghur Muqam.' In: Levin, Theodore and Kuchumkulova, Elmira, (eds.), Music of Central Asia: an Introduction. Aga Khan Trust for Culture & University of Central Asia, pp. 251-260.

Harris, Rachel (2009) 'Abdulla Mäjnun: Muqam Expert.' In: Rees, H., (ed.), Lives in Chinese Music. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

Harris, Rachel (2009) 'National Traditions and Illegal Religious Activities in Chinese Central Asia.' In: Nooshin, L., (ed.), Sounds of Power: Music, Politics and Ideology in the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia. Aldershot: Ashgate Press, pp. 165-185.

Harris, Rachel (2007) 'Situating the Twelve Muqam: Between the Arab World and the Tang Court.' In: Beller-Hann, I. and Cesaro, M. C. and Harris, R. and Smith Finley, J., (eds.), Situating the Uyghurs between China and Central Asia. Ashgate, pp. 69-88.

Harris, Rachel (2001) 'Cassettes, Bazaars and Saving the Nation: the Uyghur Music Industry in Xinjiang, China.' In: Craig, Tim and King, Richard, (eds.), Global Goes Local: Popular Culture in Asia. University of British Columbia Press (Vancouver), pp. 265-83.


Harris, Rachel (2015) 'The Changing Uyghur Religious Soundscape.' Performing Islam, 3 (1-2). pp. 93-114.

Harris, Rachel and Jaschok, Maria (2015) 'Introduction: Sounding Islam in China.' Performing Islam, 3 (1-2). pp. 3-13.

Harris, Rachel and Isa, Aziz (2015) 'Hearing Islam via smartphone: the changing sounds of Uyghur religiosity.' Central Asian Survey . (Submitted)

Harris, Rachel (2014) 'The Oil is Sizzling in the Pot’: Sound and Emotion in Uyghur Qur'anic Recitation.' Ethnomusicology Forum, 23 (3). pp. 331-359.

Harris, Rachel (2012) 'Tracks: temporal shifts and transnational networks of sentiment in Uyghur song.' Ethnomusicology, 56 (3). pp. 450-475.

Harris, Rachel (2011) 'Invitation to a mourning ceremony: perspectives on the Uyghur internet.' Inner Asia, 13 (1). pp. 27-49.

Harris, Rachel (2005) 'Reggae on the Silk Road: the Globalisation of Uyghur Pop.' The China Quarterly, 183 (1). pp. 627-643.

Harris, Rachel (2005) 'Wang Luobin: Folksong King of the Northwest or Song Thief? Copyright, Representation and Chinese Folksongs.' Modern China, 31 (3). pp. 381-408.

Harris, Rachel and Dawut, R. (2002) 'Mazar festivals of the Uyghurs: Music, Islam and the Chinese State.' British Journal of Ethnomusicology, vol. 1 . pp. 101-118.

Harris, Rachel (2000) 'From Shamanic Ritual to Karaoke: the (trans)migrations of a Chinese folksong.' CHIME, 14/15 . pp. 48-60.

Conference or Workshop Items

Harris, Rachel (2014) Internet rumours and the changing Uyghur religious soundscape: the case of the Snake-Monkey Woman. In: Islamic Soundscapes of China, 10 January 2014, SOAS, University of London.

Harris, Rachel (2012) The Geographies of Ritual Practice in Rural Uyghur Society. In: Musical Geographies of Central Asia, 16-18 May 2012, SOAS, University of London.

Book Reviews

Harris, Rachel (2015) 'Review: The Sacred Routes of Uyghur History RIAN THUM.' China Quarterly . (Forthcoming)


Harris, Rachel (2009) Aq Beliq. London Uyghur Ensemble. Felmay Records. [Audio]


Harris, Rachel (2012) Borderlands: Wu Man and Master Musicians from the Silk Route. Smithsonian Folkways.


Harris, Rachel (2009) 'Lessons for Schools, 1: China. The production of melody in Chinese teahouse music: “adding flowers to the skeleton”.' Classroom Music, summer term 2008/9.

Harris, Rachel (2005) 'Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.' In: Continuum encyclopedia of popular music of the world. Vol. 5. New York; London: Continuum.

Harris, Rachel (2004) 'Mäjnun: classical traditions of the Uyghurs.' SOASIS 06 (production and sleeve notes).

Harris, Rachel and Muhpul, Y. (2002) 'Music of the Uyghurs.' In: The Turks, Vol.6. Istanbul: Yeni Turkiye Publications. pp. 542-549.

Harris, Rachel (2001) 'Popular music of the Uyghurs.' In: Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, 6. Routledge.

Harris, Rachel (2000) 'Uyghur Musicians from Xinjiang: Music from the Oasis towns of Central Asia.' Ace Records.

Han, Enze and Palmer , James and Barnett , Robert and Bequelin , Nicholas and Millward, James A. and Harris , Rachel and Leibold , James and Bulag, Uradyn E. and Hill, Nathan and Sperling , Elliot and Shakya , Tsering and Yeh , Emily T. 'Are ethnic tensions on the rise in China? A Chinafile conversation.'

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