NEMO-Online has published this new bibliography of Musical Scales, Acoustics, Temperament and Tuning. It is intended as a complement to other specialized biographies also published by NEMO-Online, and is not exhaustive. It mainly includes references to ethnomusicological debates on the problematics of the scale, instrumental tuning and perception of intervals. Music perception is temporarily restricted to topics directly relevant to scale or temperament.
(French) Dans le cadre de la bibliographie du maqām, une nouvelle bibliographie pour la Turquie a été ajoutée, sous l’onglet “Bibliography > Modality > Maqam > Turquie / Turkey”. (English) A new bibliography on Modality has been added under the following: “Bibliography > Modality > Maqam > Turquie / Turkey”, in respect of the Turkish repertoire and music.
Musiques traditionnelles en Occident / Western Folk Music bibliography (within Modality Bibliography) has been updated and emended.
The Modality Bibliography has been enriched with references on Jazz Modality – We are working on extending these references in view of a further discussion about “lazy” and “studious” modal jazz, within the frame of a larger discussion on modality, which shall soon be published on NEMO’s site…