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Ethnomusicology scholars pick up my book!

Ethnomusicology scholars have picked up my book SabahSongs: Contemporary Music In Sabah. đŸ˜€

The 5th symposium of the International Council of Traditional Music study group on Performing Arts Of South East Asia (PASEA) held their event in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah from 16-22 July 2018. 75 more words


Tracing the Sources

In the 1940s, the American composer Ruth Crawford Seeger, also a folklorist and musicologist, published a collection of American children’s folksongs she had compiled. One of the numbers in this volume of 43 songs is “Such a Getting Upstairs.” This singer asserts that it is a “going-up-to-bed-song” from Indiana. 673 more words

Asian-European music research e-journal

In summer 2018 the Asia-Europe Music Research Center at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music launched Asian-European music research e-journal, a peer-reviewed open-access journal that publishes scholarship on traditional and popular musics and fieldwork research, and on recent issues and debates in Asian and European communities. 87 more words

New Periodicals

Listen: Matthew Machin-Autenrieth Podcast on 'Music and the Changing World'

Dr Matthew Machin-Autenrieth recently took part in a podcast for the Woolf Institute entitled ‘Music and the Changing World’. The Woolf Institute is an academic and outreach organisation that aims to promote interfaith dialogue through academic research and public education. 114 more words


Telling Stories

A Small Disclaimer: As ever, this post requires some listening, so all the underlined words are links to the relevant Youtube videos and require a simple click to understand what I’m going on about. 1,581 more words


Newcastleton Folk Festival 2018

It was another good weekend in the Borders, due to the good weather and it being hot, very hot. Like with heavy rain the hot weather kept punters away, and who came were more into playing music and talking about music. 922 more words


Jazz in the Musical Landscape of Montréal

Next Thursday, the MontrĂ©al International Jazz Festival kicks off. This year’s line up features an assortment of remarkable and influential artists, not the least of which include BĂ©la Fleck and the Flecktones, Herbie Hancock with Thundercat, and Bobby McFerrin. 479 more words