May 012017
 

[Download links for the article and the Power Point show at the end] Amine Beyhom’s article “A Hypothesis for the Elaboration of Heptatonic Scales”, originally entitled  “A New Hypothesis for the Elaboration of Heptatonic Scales and their Origins” and published (2010) in the proceedings of ICONEA 2008, has been emendated, updated and enriched, and is reissued for NEMO-Online Vol. 4 No. 6. New research since its first publication presented complementary and sometimes clarifying facts which, with the evolution of terminology (see Beyhom’s “Lexicon” in NEMO-Online Vol. 2 No. 2 – in French), makes it indispensable to publish this new edition. [more…]

May 172015
 

English NEMO-Online No. 4 : Call for papers Research groups CERMAA, ICONEA and IReMus are seeking papers for the third issue of NEMO. The theme will be about ‘Instrumental facture from its sources in the Ancient Near East to modern times.’ All aspects of Organology will be considered such as: Prehistory: Instrument making in pre-history as an unconscious cognitive phenomenon Distinction between implement and instrument Sensorial analogy in the conceptualisation of musical instruments History: Instruments and totemism Instruments and worship Instruments as urban and commercial tools Earliest evidence of musical facture Organological evidence: material, glues and their making, hides, strings, [more…]

Mar 192015
 

English NEMO-Online No. 4 : Call for papers Research groups CERMAA, ICONEA and IReMus are seeking papers for the third issue of NEMO. The theme will be about ‘Instrumental facture from its sources in the Ancient Near East to modern times.’ All aspects of Organology will be considered such as: Prehistory: Instrument making in pre-history as an unconscious cognitive phenomenon Distinction between implement and instrument Sensorial analogy in the conceptualisation of musical instruments History: Instruments and totemism Instruments and worship Instruments as urban and commercial tools Earliest evidence of musical facture Organological evidence: material, glues and their making, hides, strings, woods, [more…]