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Peaceful Morning Meditation Music April 13th

Celebrate the dawn with the music of thirteen different artists…

I hope you enjoy this peaceful morning meditation music:

The styles and instruments may differ, but these thirteen artists are all performing variations on the same song: “Usha Bala Elo” by… 481 more words


Another eclectic day in Budapest

We have visitors in our apartment. Tim and Jane, Jeremy’s schoolmate and his wife from the UK. After a late night we set off to explore the Buda Castle area. 361 more words

Musicologist: International journal of music studies

In December 2017 Karadeniz Teknik Üniversitesi launched Musicologist: International journal of music studies, a peer-reviewed, English-language, open-access online journal.

Musicologist presents original research articles, reviews, publicity, field notes and ethnographic writings, and translations related to musicology. 52 more words

New Periodicals

Arabian Music: A Bedouin's Perspective

3 years ago, whilst I was travelling through Jordan’s Wadi Rum, I had the good luck with hooking up with a Bedouin who knew a thing or two about traditional folk music of the region. 456 more words


Salvation - a short film exploring NYC snowscapes

Now released on YouTube

Although I made brief mention of it in a post on Storm Emma and the Meaning of Snow, I’d like to officially announce the YouTube release of my short film… 1,235 more words


British Library: Percy Grainger's collection of ethnographic wax cylinders

This is from February but I missed it. From the British Library: Percy Grainger’s collection of ethnographic wax cylinders. “The British Library is pleased to make available online around 350 English folk songs recorded by composer Percy Grainger in different regions of England between 1906 and 1909. 68 more words

New Resources

The place of accompaniment in folk studies

The status of accompaniment within folk music’s cultural practice can be problematic for performers and scholars. It is widely believed that Britain’s folk tradition was fundamentally a melodic one, and for many within the post-war folk revival the solo, unaccompanied voice of a ‘source’ singer like… 746 more words