Feb 162018

The CERMAA is delighted to publish this video animation (below) of the chant Kyrie Ekekraxa, a well known composition by Petros Byzantios in the 19th-century Constantinople (now Istanbul). This animation relates to a performance in 2012 by fr. Makarios Haidamous, with the text in Arabic language. The audio was published in Amine Beyhom’s book on [more…]

Feb 152018

Release of the first animated video produced at CERMAA. HURRIAN SONG 6 (H6) was arranged by Richard Dumbrill, Amine Beyhom and Rosy Azar Beyhom in 2012, and performed by Lara Jokhadar. The video (below) shows the Pitch analysis of Lara’s voice with Praat, in two sections (upper and lower). The upper section offers a general [more…]

Nov 072017

English We are delighted at CERMAA to announce that Amine Beyhom, director of the CERMAA, was awarded on the 28th of October 2017, by the Society for Ethnomusicology, the Lois Ibsen Al-Faruqi Prize for the year 2017. The prize is awarded every three years. The video of the presentation speech is available at https://www.facebook.com/TheSocietyForEthnomusicology/videos/1601780733223099/ : [more…]

New book launch from Amine Beyhom / Publication du livre d’Amine Beyhom sur le chant byzantin

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Oct 252015
New book launch from Amine Beyhom / Publication du livre d’Amine Beyhom sur le chant byzantin

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…]

Nov 252014

Français Le livre d’Amine Beyhom Théories de l’échelle et pratiques mélodiques chez les Arabes ‎–‎ Tome 1 est en accès libre sur internet. La version proposée (V. 1.01) a été revue et corrigée.Vous pouvez télécharger librement la version en basse résolution (impression possible à 150 ppp) à l’adresse : http://foredofico.org/CERMAA/?p=482. Bonne lecture…   English Amine [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.

Dec 072012

English NEMO-Online Vol. 1 No. 1 is available CERMAA is delighted to inform you that the first issue, of Vol. 1 No. 1 (November 2012) is now available. It includes contributions of François Picard (France), Erik Marchand (France), Jacob Olley (Great Britain), Rosy Azar Beyhom (Lebanon), Markos Skoulios (Greece), Richard Dumbrill (Great Britain) et Amine [more…]

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…]

Jun 072012

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…]