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…]
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…]
English NEMO-Online No 2 : Contribution theme. Research groups CERMAA, ICONEA and PLM have the pleasure of calling for papers for the second issue of NEMO on the theme of ‘Modality in all its forms’. All papers welcome including Occidental forms of modality and should respect editorial terms and conditions. Papers to be sent to Richard Dumbrill (rdumbrill[[]]nemo-online.org) and Amine Beyhom (abeyhom[[]]nemo-online.org). Français Thème de NEMO-Online N° 2 Les centres et groupes de recherches CERMAA, ICONEA et PLM ont le plaisir d’annoncer que le deuxième numéro de NEMO sera consacré à “La modalité dans tous ses états” et acceptera les [more…]
A Bibliography for “Microtonal” Music and “Microtones” / Bibliographie de la Musique “Microtonale” et des “Microtons”
(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…]
(French) Dans le cadre de la bibliographie du maqām, une nouvelle bibliographie pour la Turquie a été ajoutée, sous l’onglet “Bibliography > Modality > Maqam > Turquie / Turkey”. (English) A new bibliography on Modality has been added under the following: “Bibliography > Modality > Maqam > Turquie / Turkey”, in respect of the Turkish repertoire and music.
Musiques traditionnelles en Occident / Western Folk Music bibliography (within Modality Bibliography) has been updated and emended.