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 : [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 : Bonne lecture…   English Amine [more…]

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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…]

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   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 and 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.

Aug 262011

We published as today our second bibliography which specialises in the Systematist period.

Aug 252011

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…]

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…]

Jul 162011

New page for Amine Beyhom’s publications added on CERMAA’s website You can now download Amine Beyhom’s articles on the following page: