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…]
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.
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…]