Amine Beyhom will present his new book on Byzantine chant (and animating a seminar On priests and modes. Or how the author finally got to understand Byzantine chant theory and praxis) in the Orient Institut Beirut on the 16th of February 2016 (from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. – please see details on http://www.orient-institut.org/index.php?id=12 – pick [more…]
New book launch from Amine Beyhom Publication du livre d’Amine Beyhom THÉORIES BYZANTINES DE L’ÉCHELLE ET PRATIQUE DU CHANT BYZANTIN ARABE (Byzantine Scales Theory and Arabian Byzantine Chant Praxis) ISBN: 978-9953-0-3048-7 To buy the book, please follow this link / Pour acheter le livre, clicker sur ce lien. English Amine Beyhom’s new book on [more…]
Amine Beyhom of CERMAA and Richard Dumbrill of ICONEA presented papers on July 12-14 2012 Conference at the University of the Holy Spirit (USEK) at Kaslik Lebanon. Amine Beyhom spoke about the need for accurate definition in specific terms. Richard Dumbrill spoke of possible Near-Eastern origins of both maqam and Pythagorean systems in Bronze Age [more…]
We are proud to announce that we have started to implement the bibliography of Arabian and Mediteranean musics on Cermaa’s website. The first bibliography published to day is the Ꜥūd Bibliography, to be found under “Bibliography > Ꜥūd Bibliography“. It comprises a reasoned choice of references on the Ꜥūd, to be further enriched with [more…]
The scales of Byzantine Chant are very close, in performance and in Lebanon, to those used by the Arabian “classical” music (taught in “Conservatoires” in Lebanon). Mīkhā’īl Mashāqa, a syrian-lebanese medecine doctor and music theorist of the 19th century, claimed that the 68 division of the octave of Chrysanthos the Reformer (whom he did not [more…]
Amine Beyhom will be reading a paper on `ūd making in the Middle-Age (Arabian “Golden Age”) at the “ICONEA 2011” Conference to be held in London in December 2011.
Reproduction de la préface de François Picard pour le livre d’Amine Beyhom Théories de l’échelle et pratiques mélodiques chez les Arabes – I : L’échelle générale et les genres – Tome 1 : Théories gréco-arabes de Kindi (IXe siècle) à Tusi (XIIIe Siècle) Une musicologie majeure La musicologie, ou étude scientifique, de la [more…]
Publication du Tome I du livre d’Amine Beyhom : Théories de l’échelle et pratiques mélodiques chez les Arabes – I : L’échelle générale et les genres – Tome 1 : Théories gréco-arabes de Kindi (ixe siècle) à Tusi (xiiie siècle) Le livre a été publié en novembre 2010 chez Geuthner (Société Nouvelle Librairie Paul [more…]