Jan 052016
 

English NEMO-Online No. 5 : Call for papers Research groups CERMAA, ICONEA and IReMus are seeking papers for the fifth issue of NEMO. The theme will be about ‘Musicology/Ethnomusicology: evolutions and problems’. Since its origins as Vergleichende Musikwissenschaft, ethnomusicology struggles to define itself in relation to classical Occidental musicology, the latter being the semantic carrier of a more general character which is nevertheless restricted to the study of musics which in a first instance concerns only the Occident, and in a second instance, which is concerned with music labelled as ‘learned’, even integrating popular musics such as jazz, pop, rock [more…]

Nov 262015
 

English Free download of the articles of Nemo-Online below (click for the pdf version on the corresponding title of each article).  Issue 4 of NEMO-Online and editorial will be available in hard copy and pdf with Issue 5 in Volume 3, November 2016.   NEMO-Online 4 contents : Instrumental facture from its sources in the Ancient Near East to modern times Jean During : ‘The Baluchi benju, a new traditional instrument,’ Near Eastern Musicology Online 3 4 |2015-11| p. 5–12. In the years 1920 a small dulcimer with a keyboard appeared in Karachi, brought by Japanese sailors. This musical toy became an essential Baluchi instrument [more…]

May 132015
 

(English) We are very pleased to announce that Ralf Martin Jäger, Professor in ethnomusicology and History of European music in the Institut für Musikwissenschaft und Musikpaedagogik of the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität – Münster, has joined the Academic Board of NEMO-Online. Ralf Jäger is a renowned musicologist with numerous publications in the fields of Turkish music and music of Eastern-Asia. His competence is a welcome complement to the Academic Board of NEMO-Online, and an extension towards German musicology. We warmly welcome him among us. (French) Nous avons le très grand plaisir d’annoncer que Ralf Martin Jäger, Professeur d’ethnomusicologie d’Histoire de la musique [more…]