Jan 112012

(French) Frédéric Billiet et François Picard, professeurs de musicologie à l’Université de Paris Sorbonne, rejoignent le Comité de rédaction de Nemo-Online : leurs compétences viennent compléter celle des autres membres en apportant des expertises sur, notamment, la musique ancienne et en ethnomusicologie analytique. Frédéric Billiet est le directeur de l’UFR (Unité de Formation et de Recherches) de Musique et Musicologie de l’Université Paris Sorbonne, et François Picard est le directeur de l’équipe de recherche Patrimoines et Langages Musicaux (PLM) au sein de l’université. Nous leur souhaitons la bienvenue.   (English) We are delighted to welcome two new members in the [more…]

Sep 302011

(English) A new bibliography  for “Microtonal” Music and “Microtones” has been added today as a complement to the “Temperament and Tuning”  Bibliography previously published on NEMO-Online. Western musicology classifies intervals smaller than half of a tone as microtones. Other cultures differ. This is a comprehensive bibliography of Western works on Western music. Some references to Japanese music, due to its close relation to contemporary Western Music are included. Please refer to Huygens-Fokker’s Tuning and Temperament extensive bibliography.   (French) Une nouvelle bibliographie sur les “microtons” et la musique “microtonale”, complémentaire de celle sur le tempérament et l’accordage publiée il y [more…]

Sep 202011

NEMO-Online has published this new bibliography of Musical Scales, Acoustics, Temperament and Tuning. It is intended as a  complement to other specialized biographies also published by NEMO-Online, and is not exhaustive. It mainly includes references to ethnomusicological debates on the problematics  of the scale, instrumental tuning and  perception of  intervals. Music perception is temporarily restricted  to topics directly relevant to scale or temperament.

Sep 012011

Musiques traditionnelles en Occident / Western Folk Music bibliography (within  Modality Bibliography) has been updated and emended.

Sep 012011

The Modality Bibliography has been enriched with references on Jazz Modality – We are working on extending these references in view of a further discussion about “lazy” and “studious” modal jazz, within the frame of a larger discussion on modality, which shall soon be published on NEMO’s site…