We published as today our second bibliography which specialises in the Systematist period.
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…]
We use at CERMAA the following transliteration for Arabic language, used also for the book of Amine Beyhom on Arabian music : Transliteration of Arabic language into Latin languages C o n s o n a n t s Isolated Initial Medial Final Latin ا ا Ā – ā ء ٔ ٕ ʾ ب [more…]
The scales of Byzantine Chant are very close, in performance and in Lebanon, to those used by the Arabian “classical” music (taught in “Conservatoires” in Lebanon). Mīkhā’īl Mashāqa, a syrian-lebanese medecine doctor and music theorist of the 19th century, claimed that the 68 division of the octave of Chrysanthos the Reformer (whom he did not [more…]
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.
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…]