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 https://nemo-online.org/articles and bookmarked for titles, subtitles and figures / tous les articles au format pdf de ces volumes sont téléchargeables individuellement à https://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…]
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…]
English [French translation below] NEMO-Online is delighted to propose Amine Beyhom’s sequel to the dossier “MAT for the VIAMAP” which was published by NEMO-Online in November 2018. The post includes four video analyses of maqām music. The first part of the dossier combines three previously published analyses which cover different aspects of maqām, and follow an order of growing complexity of the analysis which does not interfere with its performance. The first ever 3D video analysis (A Huseynî Taksim performed by Neyzen Tevfik) undertaken by the research center of the author is included. While the analyses in Part I of the dossier reveal [more…]
NEMO-Online Vol. 4 Nos. 6&7 is now available in Hard copy printed version / NEMO-Online Vol. 4 nos 6&7 est désormais disponible en version imprimée brochée.
English [French translation below] Research centres and groups CERMAA, ICONEA and IReMus are delighted to inform you that the main theme for number eight of NEMO-Online will be: Music as science or music as art? This question has brought up controversy for centuries. It seems useful to apprehend what is the current position of music and musicology about this conundrum. Other themes are also proposed: The concepts and terminology of musicology and their evolution Variations on the linguistics of musicology. Have homophonic terms in various languages and different cultures the same meaning ? Collation of a multilingual lexicon taking these linguistic [more…]
NEMO-Online Vol. 4 Nos. 6&7 is now available for downloading (download link below) / NEMO-Online Vol. 4 nos 6&7 est disponible pour téléchargement (lien ci-dessous). All pdf articles in this volume are available individually at https://nemo-online.org/articles and bookmarked for titles, subtitles and figures / tous les articles au format pdf de ce volume sont téléchargeables individuellement à https://nemo-online.org/articles et contiennent des marque-pages correspondant aux titres, sous-titres et figures. Note that minor changes in the layout may occur between individual articles and the binded volume, due to the harmonising of the layouts between No. 6 and No. 7 / Les changements [more…]
English [French translation below] NEMO-Online is delighted to propose this new article by Amine Beyhom on notational tools and graphical analyses of melody and rythm. Musical notation has been reputed as disqualified for the analysis of “Foreign” musics since – at least – the experiments of Charles Seeger with the Melograph. It is nevertheless still used as the main analytic – and teaching – tool for these musics in most researches in musicology, and today in the teaching of these musics in autochthonous conservatories. Seeger’s experiments brought at his time cutting-edge solutions – and alternatives – to score notation but, [more…]
[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…]