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Now Online: Symposium on the Current State of Research in Ethnomusicology University of Washington, 1963

Exciting news from the Society for Ethnomusicology:

“In 1963 Robert Garfias and Shigeo Kishibe organized an event at the University of Washington titled “Symposium on the Current State of Ethnomusicology.” They scheduled three days of paper presentations and discussion that included David McAllester, Nicholas England, Mantle Hood, William Malm, Alan Merriam, Harold Powers, and themselves. 119 more words


Hello world!

Welcome to Rose’s Icelandic Adventures!

As some of you may know, I’m traveling to Iceland for four weeks in a few days to study Icelandic at the University Centre of the Westfjords and to research the Icelandic musical scene.  125 more words


Patriarchs at work: Reflections on an ethnomusicological symposium in 1963

Beverley Diamond

Memorial University of Newfoundland

The memory of the symposium is still quite vivid to me and it comes as something of a shock to realize how long ago this was.

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Prof.Dr. GILBERT ROUGET's pictures at his home in good health, 26 july 2015

Prof. Dr. GILBERT ROUGET (99 years old) is in good health. Pictures taken at his home during Tran Quang Hai ‘s visit, Paris July 26th 2015… 41 more words

Tran Quang Hai

New Treatise for Composers and Music Theorists

Hot off the press is this new treatise that’s been in the works since 2013. I’ve been intending on compiling all three versions of Rabat Waterfront Fantasy… 49 more words


Music is the solution

In our world of separation and technological isolation, music is one of the key elements towards bringing people together.

Whether is it for a festival, a ceremony, a party, in a night club, at a pub, whether is is traditional music, pop, dance, opera, classical and so on, it has the same effect regardless of the genre. 38 more words

Ageism in Musicology? - The 2015 Hiring Statistics

Is it likely that ageism is at play in the fields of musicology and ethnomusicology? I’ve just had a look at the 2014-15 Musicology/Ethnomusicology Wiki… 206 more words

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