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UC San Diego's Department of Music

October 20, 2006
NANCY GUY'S PEKING OPERA BOOK WINS TWO AWARDS



  Nancy Guy's book "Peking Opera and Politics in Taiwan" has won a Deems Taylor Award; as well as being recognized as Outstanding Academic Title for 2006 by Choice magazine from among 6,816 titles reviewed by the magazine. The Deems Taylor Awards are given by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP). Guy's book earned the Bela Bartok Award for Outstanding Ethnomusicological Book. Bartok, of course, was the great Hungarian-American composer and ethnomusicologist who brought diverse multi-cultural influences into his music.
  

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