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NEMO-Online is delighted to announce the publication of Amine Beyhom’s new article entitled: “Further Analyses from the VIAMAP”.

The article is a sequel to two already published articles, “MAT for the VIAMAP” and “The Lost Art of Maqām”, with 4 new video analyses and two explanatory videos.

[With this article and analyses, the author] has opened a completely novel way of scientific enquiry in musicology.

Wim van der Meer

Amine Beyhom: Further Analyses from the VIAMAP,” Near Eastern Musicology Online 6 10 |2021-11(04)| p. 5–36. (updated)

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Nemo-Online a le plaisir d’annoncer la publication du nouvel article d’Amine Beyhom “Further Analyses from the VIAMAP”.

L’article est la continuation de deux précédents articles par l’auteur, “MAT for the VIAMAP” et “The Lost Art of Maqām”, avec 4 nouvelles analyses vidéo et deux vidéos explicatives.

[Avec cet article et ces analyses, l’auteur] a initié une méthode complètement nouvelle d’investigation scientifique en musicologie.

Wim van der Meer

Amine Beyhom: Further Analyses from the VIAMAP,” Near Eastern Musicology Online 6 10 |2021-11(04)| p. 5–36.

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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 /

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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 and bookmarked for titles, subtitles and figures / tous les articles au format pdf de ces volumes sont téléchargeables individuellement à 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…]

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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