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Java, Indonesia

 Indonesia’s a fascinating new country that I’m only just beginning to explore, and can continue to do so through gamelan (like Indonesia itself it gets more complex & interesting the more you look). 1,321 more words


The Representation of Classical Music in Historical Artefacts

The Representation of Classical Music in Historical Artefacts

I have been studying composition (MusB in Composition) at Otago University for the last three years. I have really enjoyed studying composition but I have also enjoyed being involved in the research side of everything. 225 more words



Ha llegado el momento y la campaña IndieGoGo #SomosAfroDASH (#WeAreAfroDASH) se ha lanzado. Ahora bien, aquí se puede encontrar la sinopsis completa para el primer proyecto propuesto con una base de ejecución e etnomusicología de larga duración por músico e activista de la diversidad cultural, Erin “Marisol” Corine. 2,042 more words


Harmonic Ingenuity of Debussy:– Initial-Observations

To truly and correctly consider the content of a musical work, the context and form must be observed and understood. Before we dig into the ‘meat’ of the piece (all those juicy chords..) I will take some time to make any relevant initial observations. 371 more words


Prof.Dr. GILBERT ROUGET's new book just released

Prof.Dr GILBERT ROUGET’s book “AFRIQUE MUSIQUANTE / Traditional Musicians of Black Africa of the 20th century ” just came out 2 days ago (August 2014) ;This book is published by RIVENEUVE Editions in Paris It gathers 300 pictures and exceptional recordings in a CD, 286 pages,, Price: 38 Euros. 82 more words


Turkish #1

For my final composition for the collection, “Summer Klezmer Tunes,” I give you a Turkish!  This fun and moody style harkens back to the Turkish and Greek influence on klezmer music.   118 more words


Time to curl up with a good textbook...

The issue of textbooks is an interesting one. I know by just mentioning the term, I risk glazed eyes and a brief but effective mental shutdown before you click away, but bear with me. 696 more words