English A new (V1.10) version of NEMO-Online Volume 2 Nos. 2&3 is now available here (in Low Resolution). There are some emendations in this latest version with improved resolution. Click here to purchase the hard copy, hardcover of Version 1.10 (High Definition). French Une nouvelle version (V1.10) de NEMO-Online Volume 2 Nos. 2&3 est disponible [more…]
English NEMO-Online No. 3 : Call for papers Research groups CERMAA, ICONEA and PLM are seeking papers for the third issue of NEMO. The theme will be about ‘Myths and truths in Music from the Antiquity to the Present.’ (Mesopotamia, Asia, Egypt, Africa, Greece, Rome, Byzantium, the Occident and beyond.) Myths and legends always have [more…]
English NEMO-Online No. 2 : Call for papers Research groups CERMAA, ICONEA and PLM are seeking papers for the second issue of NEMO on the theme of ‘Modality in all its forms’. All papers welcome including Occidental forms of modality and subject to editorial rules. Papers to be sent before the end of July 2013 [more…]
After their workshop in Beirut, Astrakan‘s leading team, Simone Alvez (voice) and Yann Gourvil (guitars, Ꜥūd, sāz etc.) went on and published their first album ; soon after, Yann decided to finish the mix of the Beirut session which is now available for downloading. Yann featured also an interesting percussion instrument for the published album. [more…]
English NEMO-Online No 2 : Contribution theme. Research groups CERMAA, ICONEA and PLM have the pleasure of calling for papers for the second issue of NEMO on the theme of ‘Modality in all its forms’. All papers welcome including Occidental forms of modality and should respect editorial terms and conditions. Papers to be sent to [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…]
CERMAA welcomed recently Jean During, a senior researcher at CNRS – France. Jean During led three interviews on June 03 2012 with renowned Lebanese music teachers and musicians Imane Homsy (qanun), Joseph Loueizeh (teacher of singing and numerous other activities – member of CERMAA and founding member of FOREDOFICO) and Saad Saab (`ud teacher and [more…]
Simone Alvez and Yann Gourvil’s Astrakan directing a workshop and performing in Beirut (see post http://foredofico.org/CERMAA/?p=325) Listening to Astrakan in Beirut Kan al lagouterion 02 (master) 11 Barzh an Infern 03 (master) 11 An Dezertour-rvb 01 (master) 11 An daou gamerad fidel 03 (master) 11 Photo Gallery Please visit Astrakan’s web site: [more…]
The Brest conference on modality took place from the 16th to the 18th of November. Please see http://www.drom-kba.eu/Conference-musicale-Musiques.html and http://www.drom-kba.eu/Colloque-du-Pole-de-la-modalite-et.html. Amine Beyhom, Director of CERMAA, presented a conference with Erik Marchand on the 16th of November, and a paper on un-tempered instruments the next day.
We published as today our second bibliography which specialises in the Systematist period.