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 [more…]

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…]