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Author Profile: Patrick Egan

This author has published 24 articles so far. More info about the author is coming soon.
FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS Fourth International Conference on Analytical Approaches to World Music (AAWM 2016) June 8–11, 2016New York, USA Hosted by The New School Keynote speakers:Jay Rahn (York University)Richard Widdess (School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London) The study of world music traditions is receiving increasing att...
Author Profile: Ozan Aksoy

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For Kurdish Alevis, music serves as a mode of articulating andtransmitting ideas about collective history, identity, and connectionsto the geography of former homes in the countryside of Anatolia. Ourguest in Ottoman History Podcast Episode #187, Dr. Ozan Aksoy, hasexplored this crucial role of music within the Alevi community from avariety of angl...

Music Endangerment

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Author Profile: Patrick Egan

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You might remember that last year a number of us on Outreach filled in a survey about the levels of vitality of a music genre, as part of a post-doctoral research project by Dr Catherine Grant. Dr Grant has shared with us the fruits of this work with a project website entitled "Music Vitality and Endangerment", that is now live at www.musicendange...
Author Profile: Simon McKerrell

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Today the 17th February at 3pm (UK time) I will be holding a free online webinar to present and discuss some of the findings from my AHRC research project Understanding Scotland Musically.To join the seminar:1) Click on the adobe connect meeting page: http://newcastleuni.adobeconnect.com/simonmckerrell/2) Enter your name in the ...
Author Profile: Patrick Egan

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Unusual Settings of Tunes In the Henebry-O'Neill Wax Cylinder Collection A couple of weeks back, I posted an announcement here regarding the Henebry-O'Neill wax cylinder recordings and the collection of tunes that was added to the UCC music website (O'Neill Henebry Wax Cylinders Online). Since then, I have been working with several other musician-...

MUSICULT

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MUSICULT
MUSICULT ‘15 Music and Cultural Studies Conference, hosted by ITU (Istanbul Technical University) / Turkish Music State Conservatory (BISED HALL) and organized by DAKAM (Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center), will take place on May 7-9, 2015. All presented papers are going to be published in the proceedings book with an ISBN number befor...
Author Profile: Patrick Egan

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Seasons greetings to all. Listen to some holiday music from around the world on Folkways... "Holiday music traditions such as Christmas, Hannukah, and Kwanzaa feature an incredibly diverse range of musical accompaniment. The Holiday Music Map from Smithsonian Folkways includes 56 songs from 24 nations. Listen to them all in a row, or tak...

O'Neill Henebry Wax Cylinders Online!

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Author Profile: Patrick Egan

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The O'Neill/Henebry wax cylinders are digitised, and they are online!  Launched this week at the Boole Library, UCC, the Henebry/O'Neill wax cylinder collection has been digitised and transferred to the digital format. I was present to help out with the display on bigscreen TV and walk through of the material, which I have to say is presented...

Invitación Ponencia Rondador y Dulzainas

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Author Profile: Jhony Garcia

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Queridos amigos, les invito a la ponencia que se realizará el día 23 de Noviembre del 2014 en el Auditorio del Museo Nacional en la Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana, a las 15:00h.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tdek55M3RBU&feature=youtu.beDear friends, I would like to ask you to the Rapporteur that it will be held on 23 November of 2014 i...