Mar 262015
 
Ahmed Mukhtar, Iraki virtuoso udist invited for a workshop/demo in Beirut by CERMAA/FOREDOFICO

Ahmed al-Mukhtar, Iraki London based virtuoso ud player and teacher of Arabian music is invited by CERMAA/FOREDOFICO to demonstrate Iraki improvisations in the frame of a Masterclass at the Lebanese Conservatory (CNSML) in Sinn-el-Fil (Beirut-Lebanon), from 15:00 to 17:00 on Thursday the 23rd of April 2015, venue “S”. Mukhtar will also sign his new CD [more…]

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Mar 262015
 
Richard Dumbrill invited by CERMAA/FOREDOFICO at CNSM

Richard Dumbrill is an English archaeomusicologist. He will speak about ancient Middle-Eastern musical systems at the Lebanese Conservatory in Sinn-el-Fil (Beirut-Lebanon), from 16:30 to 18:00 on Thursday the 23rd of April 2015, venue “S”. Dumbrill’s paper to be translated by Rosy Azar Beyhom during the event. Richard Dumbrill will show that the earliest form of music [more…]

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Dec 272012
 
FOREDOFICO, CERMAA and ICONEA with the "Friends of the National Museum" foundation to produce a documentary film on the Making of Hurrian Song H.6.

In October 2012, ICONEA Director Richard Dumbrill visited Lebanon, initially to attend a conference in Beirut on Rituals in the Ancient Levant. The conference was cancelled following a bombing in the metropolis. Dumbrill seeked help from CERMAA/FOREDOFICO to produce a documentary film on the subject he had intended to give at the National Museum. The [more…]

Dec 222012
 

The proceedings (French, English and Arabic) of the November 2011 Brest (Brittany) Conference on Modality are available at http://www.drom-kba.eu/IMG/pdf/actesdrom.pdf. The conference program is downloadable at http://www.drom-kba.eu/IMG/pdf/programmecolloque.pdf or http://www.drom-kba.eu/IMG/pdf/conference-program.pdf.

Jul 152012
 

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…]

Excerpts from Astrakan concert and workshop in Beirut

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Jun 062012
 
Excerpts from Astrakan concert and workshop in Beirut

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…]

May 202012
 

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.

May 202012
 

Un atelier de musiques bretonnes a été organisé au CNSML (Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique au Liban) à l’initiative du CERMAA et de FOREDOFICO, en collaboration avec la direction du conservatoire. Le musicien Yann Gourvil et la chanteuse Simone Alvez, invités par le CERMAA et FOREDOFICO, ont dirigé l’atelier le jeudi 26 avril dans la [more…]

Aug 032011
 

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.

Aug 032011
 

CERMAA co-organises in Brest (Brittany – France) in November 2011 a Conference on “Modality – A Bridge Between East and West” with DROM. Amine Beyhom will read a pre-Conference paper on General Modality, while Erik Marchand will explain, on this occasion, the Modal aspects of Brittany Music. Amine Beyhom will also read a paper on [more…]