Dec 032020
 

NEMO-Online would like to inform potential authors for the NEMO-Online Special Issue “In Memoriam Katy Romanou” (below) that the deadline for submitting propositions of texts is extended till the end of March 2021. / NEMO-Online souhaite informer les auteurs potentiels d’hommages et d’articles pour le numéro spécial “In Memoriam Katy Romanou” (description en fin d’annonce) que la date limite de proposition de textes est étendue jusqu’à fin Mars 2021.

The Editors / Les éditeurs

The call for papers of the special issue is available at / l’appel à communication du numéro spécial est accessible à / http://nemo-online.org/archives/1846.

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Dec 022020
 

NEMO-Online Vol. 5 Nos. 8&9 is now available for downloading and as hardcover (links below) / Le Vol. 5 nos 8&9 de NEMO-Online est disponible pour téléchargement et en version cartonnée imprimée (liens ci-dessous).

All pdf articles in theses volumes are available individually at http://nemo-online.org/articles and bookmarked for titles, subtitles and figures / tous les articles au format pdf de ces volumes sont téléchargeables individuellement à http://nemo-online.org/articles et contiennent des marque-pages correspondant aux titres, sous-titres et figures.

NEMO-Online Vol. 5

Editor’s letter / Éditorial / كلمة الناشرين p. i-xii

NEMO-Online No. 8 (Vol. 5)

  • Amine Beyhom: The Lost Art of Maqām – With four video analyses of performances by Evelyne Daoud, Neyzen Tewfik, Hamdi Makhlouf, and by ʿAlī Maḥmūd and Sāmī a-sh-Shawwā,” Near-Eastern Musicology Online 5 8 |2019-11| p. 5–64.
    • Accompanying material:
      • One video analysis of Yā Nasīm a-ṣ-Ṣabā performed by ʿAlī Maḥmūd and violinist Sāmī a-sh-Shawwā with an additional third-tempo version (see also below)
      • Three previously published video analyses:
        • Video analysis of “Akh tagorye hʾashyrie” (Syriac Orthodox Chant) sung by Evelyne Daoud
        • Video analysis of an improvisation for the ʿūd played in maqām Ṣabā by Hamdi Makhlouf
        • Video analysis in 3D of a Huseynî Taksim performed by Neyzen Tevfik
      • Slide-projection based video explaining heterophony through the use of audio editing and mixing tools with four extracts from songs
  • Nemo-Online No. 8 proposes a first set of Books and CD reviews. Two books and one CD are reviewed:
    • Avra Pieridou Skoutella : Small musical worlds in the Mediterranean: ethnicity, globalization and Greek Cypriot children’s musical identities, Ashgate |Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT, 2015|, reviewed by Rosy and Amine Beyhom, Near-Eastern Musicology Online 5 8 |2019-11| p. 65–66.
    • Jean-François Goudesenne : Émergence du chant grégorien : les strates de la branche Neustro-insulaire (687-930) – Tome I. Étude historique et philologique, Tome II. Annexes, planches et édition, MŪSAM (MUSICALIA ANTIQUITATIS & MEDII AEVI) 2 vols., Brepols |Turnhout (Belgique), 2018|, reviewed by Rosy and Amine Beyhom, Near-Eastern Musicology Online 5 8 |2019-11| p. 66–69.
    • CD recorded by Melpo Merlier : ‘and let us sing in praise’ – Byzantine Hymns recorded in 1930 by Melpo Merlier, EDO (HERE) |Athens and Volos (Greece), March 2000|, reviewed by Rosy and Amine Beyhom, Near-Eastern Musicology Online 5 8 |2019-11| p. 69–71.

NEMO-Online No. 9 (Vol. 5)

  • Amine Beyhom: Dossier: Was the Early Arabian ʿūd ‘fretted’?,” Near Eastern Musicology Online 5 9 |2020-11| p. 113–196.
    • Additional material:
      • Video no. 1 (YouTube publication) entitled Fretting of the ʿūd according to (al-) Kindī,‎ ‎ ‎and showing the stringing and positioning of the frets ‎as explained by (al-) Kindī, for both a “Harmonic” ‎and a Pythagorean tunings;
      • Video no. 2 (YouTube publication) entitled Fretting of the ʿūd according to Ibn a-ṭ-Ṭaḥḥān and showing the same procedure but with one set of strings described by (ibn a-ṭ-) Ṭaḥḥān.

Vol. 5 Nos. 8&9 (pdf).

Vol. 5 Nos. 8&9 (hardcover/version papier).

Previous volumes / Volumes précédents / الأعداد السابقة /

Note: we use at NEMO-Online the CharisSIL font / nous utilisons à NEMO-Online la police CharisSIL / http://www.fon.hum.uva.nl/praat/CharisSIL-4.110.zip / also available at / également téléchargeable à / http://www.fon.hum.uva.nl/praat/download_win.html.

Nov 292020
 

English NEMO-Online is delighted to announce the publication of Amine Beyhom’s new Dossier entitled: “Was the Early Arabian ʿūd ‘fretted’”. In this dossier, Amine Beyhom follows his thoughts about musicological Orientalism and dissects what he considers as a fabrication of orientalist musicology, the ‘fretting’ of the Arabian ʿūd at the dawn of Islam. Amine Beyhom: “Dossier: Was the Early Arabian ʿūd ‘fretted’?,” Near Eastern Musicology Online 5 9 |2020-11| p. 113–196. Additional material: Video no. 1 (YouTube publication) entitled Fretting of the ʿūd according to (al-) Kindī,‎ ‎ ‎and showing the stringing and positioning of the frets ‎as explained by (al-) [more…]

Nov 052020
 

English [French version below] (Note: the link to the article is for the updated 2020/11/08 version) NEMO-Online is delighted to announce the publication of Ozan Yarman’s new article entitled: “Search for an Optimal Tonal-System for an Authentic Turkish Soundscape: Weighing several theoretical models on ‎Makam music against pitch-histograms”. This article has been written in the best spirit of quantitative statistical works on the maqām, it borrows from the results of a previous paper written in collaboration by the author in 2009 in order to achieve better readings about temperament – notably for the instrument qānūn – so as to reproduce [more…]

Dec 072019
 

English [French translation below] We have the great pleasure of proposing our first set of Books and CD reviews on NEMO-Online. Two books and one CD are reviewed: Avra Pieridou Skoutella : Small musical worlds in the Mediterranean: ethnicity, globalization and Greek Cypriot children’s musical identities, Ashgate |Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT, 2015|, reviewed by Rosy and Amine Beyhom, Near-Eastern Musicology Online 5 8 |2019-11| p. 65–66. Jean-François Goudesenne : Émergence du chant grégorien : les strates de la branche Neustro-insulaire (687-930) – Tome I. Étude historique et philologique, Tome II. Annexes, planches et édition, MŪSAM (MUSICALIA ANTIQUITATIS & MEDII AEVI) [more…]

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Nov 302019
 

English [French translation below] NEMO-Online is delighted to propose Amine Beyhom’s sequel to the dossier “MAT for the VIAMAP” which was published by NEMO-Online in November 2018. The post includes four video analyses of maqām music. The first part of the dossier combines three previously published analyses which cover different aspects of maqām, and follow an order of growing complexity of the analysis which does not interfere with its performance. The first ever 3D video analysis (A Huseynî Taksim performed by Neyzen Tevfik) undertaken by the research center of the author is included. While the analyses in Part I of the dossier reveal [more…]

Dec 142018
 

NEMO-Online Vol. 4 Nos. 6&7 is now available in Hard copy printed version / NEMO-Online Vol. 4 nos 6&7 est désormais disponible en version imprimée brochée.

Dec 142018
 

English [French translation below] Research centres and groups CERMAA, ICONEA and IReMus are delighted to inform you that the main theme for number eight of NEMO-Online will be: Music as science or music as art? This question has brought up controversy for centuries. It seems useful to apprehend what is the current position of music and musicology about this conundrum. Other themes are also proposed: The concepts and terminology of musicology and their evolution Variations on the linguistics of musicology. Have homophonic terms in various languages and different cultures the same meaning ? Collation of a multilingual lexicon taking these linguistic [more…]

Dec 042018
 

NEMO-Online Vol. 4 Nos. 6&7 is now available for downloading (download link below) / NEMO-Online Vol. 4 nos 6&7 est disponible pour téléchargement (lien ci-dessous). All pdf articles in this volume are available individually at http://nemo-online.org/articles and bookmarked for titles, subtitles and figures / tous les articles au format pdf de ce volume sont téléchargeables individuellement à http://nemo-online.org/articles et contiennent des marque-pages correspondant aux titres, sous-titres et figures. Note that minor changes in the layout may occur between individual articles and the binded volume, due to the harmonising of the layouts between No. 6 and No. 7 / Les changements [more…]